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The Conservation of Seals (Scotland) Order 2002

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In addition to the close seasons for seals provided for in section 2(1) of the Conservation of Seals Act 1970 (“the 1970 Act”), this Order prohibits in the period from 4th September 2002 to 3rd September 2004 the killing, injuring or taking of common seals in Scotland and adjacent territorial waters (article 3) and the killing, injuring or taking of grey seals in a defined area within the Moray Firth (article 4).

Subject to general exceptions in section 9 and to actings under a licence issued under section 10 of the 1970 Act, any person who acts in contravention of this Order is guilty of an offence under section 3(2) of the 1970 Act and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 4 on the standard scale.

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