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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 10 – Wild hares, rabbits etc.: power to vary Schedules to the 1981 Act and prescribe close season

69.Section 10 of the Act makes consequential amendments to the enabling power in section 22 of the 1981 Act, with the effect that the Scottish Ministers may by order add to or remove animals from the lists in new Schedules 5A and 6A of that Act, or set a close season for any animal added to Schedule 5A.

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