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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 9 – Wild hares, rabbits etc.: licences

68.Section 9 of the Act makes consequential amendments to section 16(3) and (4) of the 1981 Act, with the effect that a licence under the 1981 Act can authorise an activity that would be an offence under new sections 10A(1) (killing of animals in the close season), 11G(1) (poaching of hares, rabbits etc.) and 11I (sale etc. of animals killed or taken unlawfully) of that Act.

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