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Section 2.

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I. Close seasons

RED DEER [Cervus elaphus]
Stags1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Hinds1st March to 31st October inclusive.
FALLOW DEER [Dama dama]
Buck1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Doe1st March to 31st October inclusive.
ROE DEER [Capreolus capreolus]
Buck1st November to 31st March inclusive.
Doe1st March to 31st October inclusive.
SIKA DEER [Cervus nippon]
Stags1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Hinds1st March to 31st October inclusive.

Section 4.

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I. Prohibited firearms and ammunition

FirearmsE+W+S+N.I.

1Any smooth-bore gun.E+W+S+N.I.

2Any rifle having a calibre of less than .240 inches or a muzzle energy of less than 2,305 joules (1,700 foot pounds).E+W+S+N.I.

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3Any air gun, air rifle or air pistol.E+W+S+N.I.

AmmunitionE+W+S+N.I.

4Any cartridge for use in a smooth-bore gun.E+W+S+N.I.

5Any bullet for use in a rifle other than a soft-nosed or hollow-nosed bullet.E+W+S+N.I.

Section 11.

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I. FORM OF RECORD TO BE KEPT BY LICENSED GAME DEALERS

Date of purchase or receipt X1SpeciesMeans by which the deer was killed X2Particulars of carcases purchased or receivedParticulars of parts of carcases purchased or receivedParticulars of seller, or in the case of a receipt the source X3 from which receipt obtained, and registration number of vehicle delivering venison
MaleFemaleTotal
No.WeightNo.WeightNo.WeightNumber (of parts)Description (of parts)Weight
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X1* Where the venison comes from deer killed by the dealer, enter date of killing.

X2† If killed by rifle or smooth-bore gun, enter “rifle” or “smooth-bore gun”.

X3‡ Where the venison comes from deer killed by the dealer, enter the name of premises or place in which killed.

Section 17.

SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I. Enactments repealed

ChapterShort titleExtent of repeal
1963 c. 36.The Deer Act 1963.The whole Act.
1973 c. 54.The Nature Conservancy Council Act 1973.In Schedule 1, paragraph 5.
1977 c. 4.The Roe Deer (Close Seasons) Act 1977.The whole Act.
1980 c. 49.The Deer Act 1980.The whole Act.
1981 c. 69.The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.In Schedule 7, paragraphs 4 to 6.
1982 c. 19.The Deer (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 1982.In Schedule 2, paragraph 4.
1984 c. 60.The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.In Schedule 6, paragraphs 13 and 23.
1987 c. 28.The Deer Act 1987.The whole Act.
1990 c. 43.The Environmental Protection Act 1990.In Schedule 9, paragraph 3.

TABLE OF DERIVATIONSE+W+S+N.I.

Note: The following abbreviations are used in this Table:—

1963=The Deer ACt 1963
1973=The Nature Conservancy Council Act 1973
1977=:The Roe Deer (Close Seasons) Act 1977
1978=The Interpretaion Act 1978
1980=The Deer Act 1980
1981=The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
1982 c.19=The Deer (Amendment)(Scotland) Act 1982
1982 c.48=The Criminal Justice Act 1982
1984=The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
1987=The Deer Act 1987
1990=The Environmental Protection Act 1990
R (followed by a number)=The recommended set out in the paragraph of that number in the Appendix to the Report of the Law Commission on the consolidation (Cm. 1476).
ProvisionDerivation
1(1)-(4)1980 s. 1(1)-(4).
(5)1980 s. 1(7).
2(1), (2)1963 s. 1(1), (4); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(2); R.1>
(3)1963 s. 10(2A); 1987 s. 1.
(4)1963 s. 1(2), s. 12(2).
(5)1963 s. 1(3).
31963 s.2; R.1.
4(1),(2)1963 s.3(1); 1981 Sch. 7 para.5(2).
(3)1963 s. 3(4).
(4), (5)1963 s.3(2),(3).
51963 s.4;R.2.
6(1)1963 s. 10(2).
(2), (3)1963 s.10(1).
(4), (5)1963 s.10(3), (4); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 4.
7(1)-(3)1963 s.10A(1)-(3); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(1); R.3.
(4)1963 s.10A(6) (part); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(1).
(5)1963 s.10A(4), s.12(2); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(1);R.4.
(6)1963 s. 10A(5); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(1).
(7)1963 s. 10A(6)(part);1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(1).
8(1)-(3)1963 s.11(1), (3); 1973 Sch. 1 para. 5; 1990 Sch. 9 para. 3.
(4), (5)1963 s.11(2), (3); 1973 Sch. 1 para. 5; 1990 Sch. 9 para. 3.
9(1)1963 s.6(1); 1980 s.1(5), Sch. 2; 1982 c.48 s.46.
(2)1963 s.6(2); 1980 s. 1(6), Sch. 2.
10(1)1980 s.2(1); 1982 c. 48 s. 46.
(2)1980 s. 2(3).
(3),(4)1980 s.2(2); 1982 c.48 s.46.
(5)1980 s.2(4).
11(1)1980 s.3(1).
(2)1980 s.3(2) (part).
(3)1980 s.3(3); 1982 c. 19 Sch. 2 para. 4;R.5.
(4)-(7)1980 s.3(4)-(7); R.1.
(8)1980 s. 3(8); 1982 c.48 s.46.
(9)1980 s.3(9), s. 2(4).
12(1)1963 s.5(1); 1980 s.4(1), Sch. 2; 1984 Sch. 7 Part I.
(2)1963 s.5(2); 1980 s. 4(2), Sch. 2; 1984 Sch. 6paras. 13, 23.
(3)1963 s.5(3); 1980 s.4(3), Sch.2.
13(1)1963 s.6(3); 1980 s. 5(1)(a), (b), Sch.2.
(2)1980 s.5(1)(c), (d).
(3)1980 s.5(2); 1982 c.48 s.46.
141980 s.6;R.6.
15(1),(2)1963 s. 12(1),(1A); 1980 s.3(2)(part); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(3).
15(1),(2)1963 s.12(1), (1A); 1980 s.3(2)(part); 1981 Sch. 7 para. 5(3).
(3)1963 s.12(1B); 1981 Sch. 7 para.5(3).
161963 s.9;1978 s.17(2)(a); 1980 s.8;R.7.
17
18(1)
(2)1963 s.13(2), 1980 s. 9(3), 1987 s.2(3).
(3)
Sch. 11963 Sch. 1; 1977 s.1.
Sch. 21963 Sch. 2; 1981 Sch. 17 Part II;R.3.
Sch. 31980 Sch. 1.
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