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The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1982

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1982 No. 1136 (C.35)

WILDLIFE

COUNTRYSIDE

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1982

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4th August 1982

The Secretary of State for the Environment as respects England, The Secretary of State for Scotland as respects Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales as respects Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 74(3) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, hereby make the following order:

1.  This order may be cited as the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1982.

2.  Sections 29, 30 and 31 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 shall come into force on 6th September 1982.

Michael R. D. Heseltine

Secretary of State for the Environment

28th July 1982

George Younger

Secretary of State for Scotland

29th July 1982

Nicholas Edwards

Secretary of State for Wales

4th August 1982

EXPLANATORY NOTE

This order provides for sections 29, 30 and 31 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to come into force on 6th September 1982. The provisions in question are concerned with giving special protection to certain areas of special scientific interest.

NOTE AS TO PREVIOUS COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

In addition to the provisions of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 brought into force by section 74(2) of that Act, the following provisions have been brought into force by previous commencement orders:

ProvisionsCommencement Orders
Section 12S.I. 1982/44
Sections 46, 47 and 48S.I. 1982/327
Section 73(1) so far as relating to the entries in Schedule 17 specified belowS.I. 1982/990
Schedules 7 and 13
Schedule 17 so far as relating to the entries in Part II thereof as respects sections 2, 4 and 95 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949, the Deer Act 1963, section 3 of the Countryside Act 1968, the Conservation of Seals Act 1970 and the Badgers Act 1973.

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