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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Schedule 3 - Repeals

Part 1 of the Schedule repeals certain provisions contained in the Welfare of Animals Act (Northern Ireland) 1972, the Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985, the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 and the Police and Criminal Evidence (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2007.

Part 2 repeals the Games Act 1831 and the Miscellaneous Transferred Excise Duties Act (Northern Ireland) 1972, and certain provisions contained in the Game Preservation Act (Northern Ireland) 1928, the Game Preservation (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2002, Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1980, the Magistrates’ Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, the Wildlife (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 and the Forestry Act (Northern Ireland) 2010.

Part 3 repeals references to hare coursing contained in a number of different statutes as a consequence of the introduction of the ban on hare coursing.

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