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Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Act 2024

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Wildlife management

    1. Glue traps

      1. 1.Offence of using glue trap

      2. 2.Offence of supplying glue trap

      3. 3.Offence of possessing glue trap

      4. 4.Forfeiture and disposal of glue traps

      5. 5.Authorisation for use, supply or possession of glue trap

    2. Snares

      1. 6.Prohibition of use of snares

    3. Regulation of certain wildlife traps

      1. 7.Regulation of certain wildlife traps

      2. 8.Penalties relating to use of spring traps

    4. Licensing of land for killing and taking of certain birds

      1. 9.Killing and taking of certain birds permitted only on land with section 16AA licence

      2. 10.Licensing: land on which certain birds may be killed or taken

    5. Investigation of wildlife offences

      1. 11.Powers to inspect and investigate certain wildlife offences

  3. Part 2 Muirburn licensing

    1. Requirement for muirburn licence

      1. 12.Requirement for muirburn licence

    2. Muirburn licences

      1. 13.Application for muirburn licence

      2. 14.Grant of muirburn licence

      3. 15.Muirburn licences: content and conditions

      4. 16.Modification, suspension and revocation of muirburn licence

      5. 17.Approved training courses

    3. Making muirburn

      1. 18.Muirburn Code

      2. 19.Notice of muirburn activity

      3. 20.Muirburn season

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 21.Delegation

      2. 22.Interpretation of Part

      3. 23.Repeals and consequential amendments

  4. Part 3 Miscellaneous and general provisions

    1. Enforcement provisions

      1. 24.Powers of entry, search and seizure with warrant

      2. 25.Further restrictions on power of entry

      3. 26.Powers of local weights and measures authorities

      4. 27.Offence of obstructing officer of local weights and measures authority

      5. 28.Offence of impersonating officer of a local weights and measures authority

      6. 29.Individual culpability where organisation commits offence

      7. 30.Crown application: criminal offences

      8. 31.Crown application: powers of entry

    2. Review of operation and effectiveness

      1. 32.Review of operation and effectiveness

    3. General provisions

      1. 33.Regulations

      2. 34.Ancillary provision

      3. 35.Commencement

      4. 36.Short title

    1. Schedule

      Investigatory powers of a local weights and measures authority

      1. 1.General

      2. 2.An officer of a local weights and measures authority (or...

      3. 3.In this schedule, “glue trap” has the meaning given in...

      4. 4.Power to purchase glue trap

      5. 5.Power to observe carrying on of business etc.

      6. 6.Power to enter premises without warrant

      7. 7.Power to inspect and test glue trap

      8. 8.Power to seize and retain items

      9. 9.Powers in relation to documents

      10. 10.Power to break open container etc.

      11. 11.Power of entry with warrant

      12. 12.Power to require assistance from person on premises

      13. 13.Access to seized items and documents

      14. 14.Notice of testing of item

      15. 15.Application for release of item or document

      16. 16.Compensation

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