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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Biodiversity

    1. 1.Duty to conserve biodiversity

    2. 2.The biodiversity strategy

    3. 3.Biodiversity lists

  3. Amendments to the Wildlife Order

    1. 4.Protection of nests of certain birds

    2. 5.Offences: recklessness

    3. 6.Offences: causing or permitting unlawful acts

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

    5. 8.Disqualification for registration

    6. 9.Protection of certain wild animals from disturbance

    7. 10.Snares

    8. 11.Spring traps

    9. 12.Protection of wild plants

    10. 13.Introduction of new species

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

    12. 15.Possession of pesticides harmful to wildlife

    13. 16.Licences under Article 18

    14. 17.Shooting of certain deer

    15. 18.Licences relating to deer

    16. 19.Offences: possession of articles for purposes of committing offences

    17. 20.Enforcement

    18. 21.Powers of constable in connection with samples

    19. 22.Enforcement: wildlife inspectors

    20. 23.Time limit for prosecution of summary offences

    21. 24.Penalties

    22. 25.Application to the Crown

    23. 26.Review of Schedules to the Wildlife Order

    24. 27.Amendments to Schedules 1 to 9 to the Wildlife Order

    25. 28.Reduction in close seasons for female deer

  4. Areas of special scientific interest

    1. 29.Public body: duties in relation to authorising operations

    2. 30.Agreements concerning land adjacent to an ASSI

    3. 31.Offences in connection with ASSI

    4. 32.Notification of change of owner or occupier

    5. 33.Notices and signs relating to ASSIs

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

  5. Game

    1. 35.Abolition of game licences and game dealers’ licences

    2. 36.Sale of game

    3. 37.Special protection for game

    4. 38.Hare coursing

  6. Supplementary

    1. 39.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

    2. 40.Commencement

    3. 41.Interpretation

    4. 42.Short title

  7. SCHEDULES:

    1. Schedule 1

      Amendments to Schedules to the Wildlife Order

    2. Schedule 2

      Amendments

    3. Schedule 3

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 Wildlife

      2. Part 2 Game licences and game dealers’ licences, etc.

      3. Part 3 Hare Coursing

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