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Game Laws Amendment (Scotland) Act 1877

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Schedule I

An Act of the Parliament of Scotland, passed in the year 1587, chapter 43, intituled " Aganis slayeris of deir and utheris wyld beastis." An Act of the Parliament of Scotland, passed in the year 1621, chapter 31, intituled " Anent hunting and haulking." An Act of the Parliament of Scotland, passed in the year 1707, chapter 91, intituled " Act for preserving the game." An Act for the more effectual preservation of the game in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, and for repealing and amending several of the laws now in being relative thereto. 13 George III, chapter 54. An Act for repealing two Acts passed in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of His present Majesty, which limit the time for killing partridges in England and Scotland, and for amending so much of an Act passed in the second year of the reign of His present Majesty, as relates to such limitation within that part of Great Britain called England, by making other provisions for that purpose. 39 Geo. III, chapter 34. An Act for the more effectual prevention of persons going armed by night for the destruction of game. 9 George IV, chapter 69. An Act to amend the laws in England relative to game. 1 & 2 William IV, chapter 32. An Act for the more effectual prevention of trespasses upon property by persons in pursuit of game in that part of Great Britain called Scotland. 2 & 3 William IV, chapter 68. An Act to extend an Act of the ninth year of King George the Fourth for the more effectual prevention of persons going armed by night for the destruction of game. 7 & 8 Victoria, chapter 29. An Act to enable ail persons having at present a right to kill hares in Scotland to do so themselves, or by persons authorized by them, without being required to take out a game certificate. 11 & 12 Victoria, chapter 30. An Act to repeal the duties on game certificates, and certificates to deal in game, and to impose in lieu thereof duties on excise licences and certificates for the like purposes. 23 & 24 Victoria, chapter 90. An Act to amend'the laws relating to the Inland Revenue, 24 & 25 Victoria, chapter 91. An Act for the prevention of poaching. 25 & 26 Victoria, chapter 114.

Schedule II

I, A.B., do authorise CD. to kill hares on the lands occupied by me within the (here insert the name of the parish or other place, as the case may be). Dated this _____________________day of________________________________ (here insert the day, month, and year.) ______________________________________A.B. Witness,___________________________________

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