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Part 2 SWildlife under the 1981 Act

Wild hares, rabbits etc.S

11Wild hares and rabbits: miscellaneousS

(1)The 1981 Act is amended as follows.

(2)Before section 12 (protection of certain mammals), insert—

12YARelaxation of restriction on night shooting of hares and rabbits

Schedule 7, which amends certain Acts prohibiting night shooting of hares and rabbits by occupiers of land etc., has effect..

(3)Section 12 (protection of certain mammals) is repealed.

(4)In Schedule 7—

(a)for the title substitute “ Amendment of Acts In Relation To Night Shooting of Hares and Rabbits ”,

(b)in the section reference after the Schedule title, for “12” substitute “ 12YA ”.

Commencement Information

I1S. 11 in force at 1.1.2012 by S.S.I. 2011/433, art. 2(1)(b)