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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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  1. Introduction

  2. Background and Policy Objectives

  3. Consultation

  4. Overview

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Section 1 - Duty to conserve biodiversity

    2. Section 2 - The Biodiversity Strategy

    3. Section 3 - Biodiversity lists

    4. Section 4 - Protection of nests of certain birds

    5. Section 5 - Offences – recklessness

    6. Section 6 - Offences – causing or permitting unlawful acts

    7. Section 7 - Defences in relation to offences under Article 4

    8. Section 8 - Disqualification for registration

    9. Section 9 - Protection of certain wild animals from disturbance

    10. Section 10 - Snares

    11. Section 11 - Spring Traps

    12. Section 12 - Protection of wild plants

    13. Section 13 - Introduction of new species

    14. Section 14 - Prohibition on sale, etc of invasive, non-native species

    15. Section 15 – Possession of pesticides harmful to wildlife

    16. Section 16 - Licences under Article 18

    17. Section 17 - Shooting of certain deer

    18. Section 18 - Licences relating to deer

    19. Section 19 - Offences: possession of articles for purposes of committing offences

    20. Section 20 - Enforcement

    21. Section 21 - Powers of constable in connection with samples

    22. Section 22 - Enforcement: wildlife inspectors

    23. Section 23 - Time limit for prosecution of summary offences

    24. Section 24 - Penalties

    25. Section 25 - Application to the Crown

    26. Section 26 - Review of Schedules to the Wildlife Order

    27. Section 27 - Amendments to Schedules 1 to 9 of the Wildlife Order

    28. Section 28 - Reduction in close seasons for female deer

    29. Section 29 - Public body: duties in relation to authorising operations

    30. Section 30 – Management agreements

    31. Section 31 - Offences in connection with ASSI

    32. Section 32 - Notification of change of owner or occupier

    33. Section 33 - Notices and signs relating to ASSIs

    34. Section 34 - Effect of failure to serve certain notices in connection with ASSI

    35. Section 35 - Abolition of game licences and game dealers licences

    36. Section 36 - Sale of game

    37. Section 37 - Special protection for game

    38. Section 38 - Hare coursing

    39. Section 39 - Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

    40. Section 40 - Commencement

    41. Section 41 - Interpretation

    42. Section 42 – Short title

    43. Schedule 1 - Amendments to Schedules to the Wildlife Order

    44. Schedule 2 - Amendments

    45. Schedule 3 - Repeals

  6. Hansard Reports

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