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Part 2 SWildlife under the 1981 Act

Wild birds, their nests and eggsS

4Areas of special protection for wild birdsS

(1)The 1981 Act is amended as follows.

(2)Section 3 (areas of special protection) is repealed.

(3)In section 4 (exceptions to sections 1 and 3)—

(a)for the title, substitute “ Further exceptions to s. 1 ”,

(b)in subsection (1) the words “or in any order made under section 3” are repealed,

(c)in subsections (2) and (3) the words “or any order made under section 3” are repealed.

(4)In section 16 (power to grant licences)—

(a)in subsection (1) the words “and orders under section 3” are repealed,

(b)in subsection (2) for “and orders under section 3 do” substitute “ does ”.

(5)In section 26 (regulations, orders, notices etc.)—

(a)in subsection (2) “3,” is repealed,

(b)in subsection (4)(a) the words from “, except” to “3,” are repealed.

Commencement Information

I1S. 4 in force at 1.1.2012 by S.S.I. 2011/433, art. 2(1)(a)