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Agriculture (Wales) Act 2023

Section 47 - Modification of prohibitions on use of other methods to kill or take wild animals

259.Section 47 amends section 11(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 so as to modify the prohibitions on setting in position any trap or snare, or any electrical device for killing or stunning, or any poisonous, poisoned or stupefying substance. The effect of the modifications is that the prohibitions will apply where the use of those things is “likely” to cause injury to a wild animal of the type specified in those provisions (rather than where the use is “calculated to cause” injury to a wild animal of that type).

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