Access Legislation in Northern Ireland Webinar

Start Date

27th January, 2021

End Date

27th January, 2021

Time

11:00 - 13:00

Location

ONLINE

County

Summary Description

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This webinar will provide an overview of current Access Legislation in Northern Ireland and showcase a number practical examples in which the various mechanisms have been utilised to provide access for recreation.
ORNI will also outline our thoughts as to how access legislation should be revised in order to provide further opportunity for recreation.

This webinar is free, however, pre-registration before 14:00 on Monday 25th January 2021 is essential.
If you have any questions, please contact Kerry: kerry@outdoorrecreationni.com

Price

Free

Course Description

This webinar will provide an overview of current Access Legislation in Northern Ireland and showcase a number practical examples in which the various mechanisms have been utilised to provide access for recreation.

Thoughts will also be shared as to how access legislation could be revised in order to provide further opportunity for recreation.

Course Content

The schedule for the main webinar (11:00 – 12:00) is:

  • Overview of current access legislation

Caro-Lynne Ferris, Executive Director, Outdoor Recreation NI

  • How to go about asserting a Public Rights of Way (PROW)

Mark Strong, Coast and Countryside Officer, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

  • Cuilcagh to Cleenish (C2C): An example of using Permissive Path Agreements (PPA)

Chris Scott, Head of Operations, Outdoor Recreation NI

  • Potential components of a future Outdoor Recreation Bill

Graham Seymour, Chair, National Outdoor Recreation Forum (NORF)

After the main webinar attendees will be assigned to Breakout Rooms (12:00 – 12:40) to provide the opportunity to ask questions, share experiences and reflections on:

  • PROW and PPA Mechanisms (20 minutes)
  • Review of access legislation to further opportunity for recreation (20 minutes).

 

Why Attend?

This event will be of interest to many and is particularly timely given that DAERA is preparing to undertake public consultation soon on current access legislation.

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