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Protection of Birds Act 1967

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3Extension of prohibition of sale of dead wild geese

(1)The prohibition imposed by section 6(1) of the principal Act on a person's selling, offering for sale or having in his possession for sale a dead wild goose, save as may be authorised by a licence granted under section 10 of that Act, shall, instead of being limited to the period in any year commencing with 28 th February and ending with 31st August, have effect throughout each year.

(2)Accordingly, for paragraph (c) of the said section 6(1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph:—

(c)a dead wild goose, or, during the period in any year commencing with 28th February and ending with 31st August, any other dead wild bird being a bird included in Schedule 3 to this Act or a wild duck, whether or not so included ; " (3) In this section any reference to sale shall be construed as including a reference to barter and exchange.

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