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The Wildlife and Natural Environment (2011 Act) (Commencement No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Article 2

SCHEDULEProvisions of the Act coming into operation on 17th August 2011

Provision of the ActSubject matter
Biodiversity
Section 1Duty to conserve biodiversity
Section 2The biodiversity strategy
Section 3Biodiversity lists
Amendments to the Wildlife Order
Section 4Protection of nests of certain birds
Section 5Offences: recklessness
Section 6Offences: causing or permitting unlawful acts
Section 7Defences in relation to offences under Article 4
Section 8Disqualification for registration
Section 9Protection of certain wild animals from disturbance
Section 10Snares
Section 12Protection of wild plants
Section 13Introduction of new species
Section 14Prohibition on sale, etc. of invasive, non-native species
Section 15Possession of pesticides harmful to wildlife
Section 16Licences under Article 18
Section 17Shooting of certain deer
Section 18Licences relating to deer
Section 19Offences: possession of articles for purposes of committing offences
Section 20Enforcement
Section 21Powers of constable on connection with samples
Section 22Enforcement: wildlife inspectors
Section 23Time limit for prosecution of summary offences
Section 24Penalties
Section 25Application to the Crown
Section 26Review of Schedules to the Wildlife Order
Section 27Amendments to Schedules 1 to 9 of the Wildlife Order
Section 28Reduction in close seasons for female deer
Areas of special scientific interests
Section 29Public body: duties in relation to authorising operations
Section 30Agreements concerning land adjacent to an ASSI
Section 31Offences in connection with ASSI
Section 32Notification of change of owner or occupier
Section 33Notices and signs relating to ASSIs
Section 34Effect of failure to serve certain notices in connection with ASSI
Game
Section 36Sale of game
Section 37Special protection for game
Section 38Hare coursing
Section 39Minor and consequential amendments and repeals
Schedule 1Amendments to Schedules to the Wildlife Order
Schedule 2Amendments
Schedule 3: Part 1, except in so far as it relates to the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 (c.7).Repeals: Wildlife
Schedule 3: Part 2Repeals: Game licences and game dealers’ licences, etc
Schedule 3: Part 3Repeals: Hare coursing

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