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Game Licences Act 1860

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  3. 2. In lieu of Duties repealed, the Duties herein-named to be levied.

  4. 3.†Duties granted to be Excise duties under the Commissioners of Inland Revenue.

  5. 4. Licence to be taken out for taking or killing of game in Great Britain. Penalty for neglect.

  6. 5. Exceptions and exemptions.

  7. 6. Nothing herein to alter 11 & 12 Vict. c. 29, and 30., except that “Game Certificate” in said Acts, and also in 1 & 2 W. 4. c. 32., shall be read as “Licence to kill Game.”

  8. 7. Licences may be taken out on behalf of Assessed Servants acting as Gamekeepers for Persons having Right to kill Game, or under Deputations from Lords of Manors.

  9. 8. On change of gamekeeper, or Revocation of Deputation, &c. licence may be continued to successor.

  10. 9. Such licences not available for acts done out of limits of the Manor or lands for which the Parties are appointed Game-keepers.

  11. 10. Persons doing any act requiring a licence to kill game, to produce the same, on demand, or declare their names, places of residence, &c. Penalty for refusal.

  12. 11. Licence to be void if person be convicted of any offence under 1 & 2 W. 4. c. 32, or 2 & 3 W. 4. c. 68.

  13. 12. Commissioners to publish lists of persons licensed to kill game.

  14. 13. Provisions of 1 & 2 Will. 4. c. 32 and 2 & 3 Vict. c. 35., relating to licences to deal in game to be in force throughout the United Kingdom.

  15. 14. Persons licensed by the justices to deal in game, to pay for and obtain a licence under this Act.

  16. 15. Licences to deal in game under this Act to be granted only to those who have obtained licences from the justices. List of persons licensed to be kept for inspection.

  17. 16. By whom licences shall be granted, and Form thereof. Duration and expiration of licences.

  18. 16A.Provision as to foreign game.

  19. 17. 5 & 6 Vict c.81 relating to game certificates in Ireland to continue in force.

  20. 18. Licences and certificates to be available throughout the United Kingdom.

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