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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, ENGLAND
29th September 2003
Laid before Parliament
30th September 2003
Coming into force
31st October 2003
Whereas the Environmental Protection (Restriction on Use of Lead Shot) (England) Regulations 1999(1) (“the principal Regulations”) prohibit the use of lead shot (as defined in those Regulations) for the purpose of shooting with a shot gun certain birds or in certain circumstances;
Now therefore the Secretary of State—
having, in accordance with section 140(6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(2)—
consulted the committee established(3) under section 140(5) of that Act;
published a notice in the London Gazette; and
considered the representations made to her in accordance with that notice; and
considering it appropriate to make these Regulations for the purpose of preventing the substance or article specified in the principal Regulations (namely lead shot) from causing pollution of the environment and harm to the health of animals;
in exercise of the powers conferred on her by section 140(4) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, hereby makes the following Regulations:
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