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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 15 – Possession of pesticides harmful to wildlife

This section creates an offence for anyone to be in possession of certain pesticides that the Department may prescribe by Order. A person will not be guilty of an offence if the person can show that the possession of the pesticide was for lawful purposes.

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