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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

Emergency species control orders- inserted section 14E of the 1981 Act

126.Section 14E of the 1981 Act enables a relevant body to make a species control order without agreement or notice under section 14D where the body is satisfied that the making of the order is urgently necessary. Any such emergency order expires 49 days after it is made, to allow sufficient time for the making of a non-emergency order if appropriate.

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