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The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Variation of Schedule 9) (England and Wales) Order 2010

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Variation of Schedule 9

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2.  (1)  Schedule 9 (animals and plants to which section 14 applies)(1) to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 is varied as follows.

(2) Add the following animals to Part 1 (animals which are established in the wild) —

Common nameScientific name
Boar, WildSus scrofa
ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
CorncrakeCrex crex
Crab, Chinese MittenEriocheir sinensis
Crane, CommonGrus grus
Crayfish, Red SwampProcambarus clarkii
Crayfish, Spiny-cheekOrconectes limosus
Deer, Chinese WaterHydropotes inermis
FlatwormKontikia andersoni
FlatwormKontikia ventrolineata
Flatworm, AustralianAustraloplana sanguinea
Goose, Bar-headedAnser indicus
Goose, BarnacleBranta leucopsis
Goose, EmperorAnser canagicus
Goose, SnowAnser caerulescens
GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Kite, RedMilvus milvus
Limpet, SlipperCrepidula fornicata
Owl, EagleBubo bubo
Oyster Drill, AmericanUrosalpinx cinerea
Parakeet, MonkMyiopsitta monachus
Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina
Shelduck, RuddyTadorna ferruginea
Swan, BlackCygnus atratus.

(3) Remove the following animals from Part 1 —

Common nameScientific name
BudgerigarMelopsittacus undulatus
CoypuMyocastor coypus

With respect to the Outer Hebrides and the islands of Arran, Islay, Jura and Rum —

  (a) Deer, Cervus (all species)

  (b) Deer, any hybrid one of whose parents or

    other lineal ancestor was a species of

    Cervus Deer

Cervus

Any hybrid of the genus Cervus

Gerbil, MongolianMeriones unguiculatus
Porcupine, CrestedHystrix cristata
Porcupine, HimalayanHystrix hodgsonii
Quail, BobwhiteColinus virginianus.

(4) Add the following plants to Part 2 (plants) —

Common nameScientific name
Alexanders, PerfoliateSmyrnium perfoliatum
Algae, RedGrateloupia luxurians
Archangel, Variegated YellowLamiastrum galeobdolon subsp. argentatum
Azalea, YellowRhododendron luteum
Balsam, HimalayanImpatiens glandulifera
CotoneasterCotoneaster horizontalis
Cotoneaster, Entire-leavedCotoneaster integrifolius
Cotoneaster, HimalayanCotoneaster simonsii
Cotoneaster, HollyberryCotoneaster bullatus
Cotoneaster, Small-leavedCotoneaster microphyllus
Creeper, False VirginiaParthenocissus inserta
Creeper, VirginiaParthenocissus quinquefolia
Dewplant, PurpleDisphyma crassifolium
Fanwort (otherwise known as Carolina Water-Shield)Cabomba caroliniana
Fern, WaterAzolla filiculoides
Fig, HottentotCarpobrotus edulis
Garlic, Three-corneredAllium triquetrum
Hyacinth, WaterEichhornia crassipes
Knotweed, GiantFallopia sachalinensis
Knotweed, HybridFallopia japonica x Fallopia sachalinensis
Knotweed, JapaneseFallopia japonica
Leek, Few-floweredAllium paradoxum
Lettuce, WaterPistia stratiotes
MontbretiaCrocosmia x crocosmiiflora
Parrot’s FeatherMyriophyllum aquaticum
Pennywort, FloatingHydrocotyle ranunculoides
Potato, DuckSagittaria latifolia
Primrose, Floating WaterLudwigia peploides
Primrose, WaterLudwigia grandiflora
Primrose, WaterLudwigia uruguayensis
RhododendronRhododendron ponticum
RhododendronRhododendron ponticum x Rhododendron maximum
Rhubarb, GiantGunnera tinctoria
Rose, JapaneseRosa rugosa
Salvinia, GiantSalvinia molesta
Seafingers, GreenCodium fragile
Stonecrop, Australian Swamp (otherwise known as New Zealand Pygmyweed)Crassula helmsii
Waterweed, CurlyLagarosiphon major
WaterweedsAll species of the genus Elodea.

(5) Remove the following plants from Part 2 —

Common nameScientific name
Knotweed, JapanesePolygonum cuspidatum
Seafingers, GreenCodium fragile tomentosoides.
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As previously varied by S.I. 1992/320, 2674, 1997/226, 1999/1002.

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