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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 35 - Abolition of game licences and game dealers licences

This Section revokes systems that required anyone who hunted game species or traded game species to be licensed. These systems, which dated back to the 19th century, are now considered archaic and do not serve any useful purpose, and were identified for deregulation. As a consequence, the Miscellaneous Transferred Excise Duties Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 is repealed.

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