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The Prohibition of Keeping or Release of Live Fish (Specified Species) (Wales) Order 2015

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Prohibition of keeping or release of specified fish or eggs

3.—(1) No person may, except under the authority of a licence granted by the Welsh Ministers, keep or release any live freshwater fish, or the live eggs of any freshwater fish, which—

(a)belongs to a taxonomic order specified in the first column of the table in Part 1 of the Schedule; and

(b)is not native to England and Wales.

(2) The requirement for a licence in paragraph (1) does not apply in relation to any species of non-native fish that is specified in the third column of the table in Part 2 of the Schedule and belongs to a taxonomic order referred to in paragraph (1).

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