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The Environmental Protection (Restriction on Use of Lead Shot) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

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2.  In these Regulations–

“lead shot” means any shot made of–

(a)

lead; or

(b)

any alloy or compound of lead where lead comprises more than 1% of that alloy or compound;

“the Ramsar Convention” means the Convention of Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat signed at Ramsar on 2nd February 1971(1);

“shot gun” means a smooth-bore gun but does not include any shot gun chambered for 9 millimetre or smaller rim-fire cartridges;

“wetlands” has the meaning given in Regulation 3.

(1)

As amended by the Protocol known as the Paris Protocol done at Paris on 3rd December 1982 and the amendments known as the Regina Amendments adopted at the Extraordinary Conference of the Contracting Parties held at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, between 28th May and 3rd June 1987.

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