At least 25% of hedgerows on land covered by the agreement must remain unleapped within a year, with the exception of those that may need to be cut annually to meet legal requirements. Detailed guidelines for managing Hedgerow are included in this plan on page 31. Iii. The legal obligations of the Contracting Parties with regard to existing public rights of way through the country must be respected. This involves keeping them free of obstacles and stabbing them again after ploughing. i. The total area of land subject to an agreement should not be increased beyond Tir Gofal, which was a regime applicable to entire agricultural holdings available to any person with at least 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of agricultural land in Wales. .