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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

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

12Single witness evidence in certain proceedings under the 1981 Act

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In section 19A of the 1981 Act (single witness evidence in Scotland as to taking or destruction of eggs)—

(a)in the section title for “as to taking or destruction of eggs” substitute “in certain proceedings”,

(b)for the words from “an” to “Act” substitute “any of the following offences”,

(c)at the end insert

(a)an offence under section 1(1)(a) in relation to a grouse, partridge, pheasant or ptarmigan included in Part I of Schedule 2;

(b)an offence under section 1(1)(c);

(c)an offence under section 6(1) in relation to a grouse, partridge or pheasant included in Part IA of Schedule 3;

(d)an offence under section 6(2) in relation to a grouse, partridge, pheasant or ptarmigan included in Part IIA of that Schedule;

(e)an offence under section 10A(1), 11G(1) or 11I(1).

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