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Deer (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 1982

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1Alteration of general functions of the Red Deer Commission

(1)In sections 1(1) (with the exception of the reference to "the Red Deer Commission"), 3(1) and 4 of the [1959 c. 40.] Deer (Scotland) Act 1959 after the words " red deer " wherever they occur there shall be inserted the words " or sika deer or such other deer as may be specified from time to time by direction of the Secretary of State ".

(2)In sections 5(1), 7(1) and (2), 8(1) and (3), 11(1), 12(1), 14, 15(1) and 19 of the said Act of 1959 after the words " red deer " wherever they occur there shall be inserted the words " or sika deer ".

(3)In section 4(a) of the said Act of 1959 the words " in the interests of conservation " shall be deleted.

(4)In section 20 of the said Act of 1959 at the end there shall be inserted the following—

  • " sika deer " means deer of the species cervus nippon ;

and any reference to " red deer " or " sika deer " includes any deer which is a hybrid of those species..

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