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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Defined expressions

    1. 1.Defined expressions in this Act

  3. Part 2 Wildlife under the 1981 Act

    1. Wild birds, their nests and eggs

      1. 2.Application of the 1981 Act to game birds

      2. 3.Protection of game birds etc. and prevention of poaching

      3. 4.Areas of special protection for wild birds

      4. 5.Sale of live or dead wild birds, their eggs etc.

    2. Wild hares, rabbits etc.

      1. 6.Protection of wild hares etc.

      2. 7.Prevention of poaching: wild hares, rabbits etc.

      3. 8.Sale, possession etc. of wild hares, rabbits etc. killed or taken unlawfully

      4. 9.Wild hares, rabbits etc.: licences

      5. 10.Wild hares, rabbits etc.: power to vary Schedules to the 1981 Act and prescribe close seasons

      6. 11.Wild hares and rabbits: miscellaneous

    3. Wild birds, hares, rabbits etc.: single witness evidence

      1. 12.Single witness evidence in certain proceedings under the 1981 Act

    4. Snares

      1. 13.Snares

    5. Non-native species etc.

      1. 14.Non-native species etc.

      2. 15.Non-native species etc.: code of practice

      3. 16.Species control orders etc.

      4. 17.Non-native species etc.: further provision

    6. Species licences

      1. 18.Licences under the 1981 Act

      2. 19.Amendment of Schedule 6 to the 1981 Act

    7. Annual report on wildlife crime

      1. 20.Annual report on wildlife crime

    8. Offence of knowingly causing or permitting certain offences

      1. 21.Offence of knowingly causing or permitting certain offences under the 1981 Act

    9. Enforcement

      1. 22.Wildlife inspectors etc.

      2. 23.Offences by Scottish partnerships etc.

    10. Liability in relation to certain offences by others

      1. 24.Liability in relation to certain offences by others

    11. Modifications and repeals relating to Part 2 and game licensing

      1. 25.Modifications and repeals relating to Part 2 and game licensing

  4. Part 3 Deer

    1. 26.Deer management etc.

    2. 27.Deer management code of practice

    3. 28.Control agreements and control schemes etc.

    4. 29.Deer: close seasons etc.

    5. 30.Register of persons competent to shoot deer etc.

    6. 31.Action intended to prevent suffering

    7. 32.Offences by bodies corporate, Scottish partnerships etc. under the 1996 Act

  5. Part 4 Other wildlife etc.

    1. Protection of badgers

      1. 33.Protection of badgers

    2. Muirburn

      1. 34.Muirburn

      2. 35.Offences by bodies corporate, Scottish partnerships etc. under the 1946 Act

  6. Part 5 Biodiversity

    1. 36.Reports on compliance with biodiversity duty

  7. Part 6 Sites of special scientific interest

    1. 37.Combining sites of special scientific interest

    2. 38.Denotification of SSSIs: damage caused by authorised operations

    3. 39.SSSIs: operations requiring consent

    4. 40.SSSI offences: civil enforcement

  8. Part 7 General

    1. 41.Crown application

    2. 42.Ancillary provision

    3. 43.Commencement and short title

    1. SCHEDULE

      Modifications and repeals relating to Part 2 and game licensing

      1. Part 1 Modifications

        1. 1.In section 39(2) of the Agriculture (Scotland) Act 1948 (c.45),...

      2. Part 2 Repeals

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