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SCHEDULES

Article 4

[F1SCHEDULE A1N.I.BIRDS WHICH RE-USE THEIR NESTS

NOTE: The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.]

Common nameScientific name
Eagle, GoldenAquila chrysaetos
Eagle, White-tailedHaliaetus albicilla
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Owl, BarnTyto alba
PeregrineFalco peregrinus
Kite, RedMilvus milvus

Articles 4, 5(6), 7(3) and 28.

SCHEDULE 1N.I.BIRDS WHICH ARE PROTECTED BY SPECIAL PENALTIES

PART IN.I.AT ALL TIMES

Common nameScientific name
BitternBotaurus stellaris
Bunting, CornEmberiza calandra
BuzzardButeo buteo
ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
CorncrakeCrex crex
CrossbillLoxia curvirostra
[F2Cuckoo] [F2Cuculus canorus]
[F2Curlew] [F2Numenius arquata]
Diver, Red-throatedGavia stellata
DotterelCharadrius morinellus
[F2Dove, Stock] [F2Columba oenas]
Dove, TurtleStreptopelia turtur
DunlinCalidris alpina
Eagle, GoldenAquila chrysaëUtos
Eagle, White-tailedHaliaeetus albicilla
[F2Egret, Little] [F2Egretta garzetta]
F3. . . F3. . .
F4. . . F4. . .
Flycatcher, PiedFicedula hypoleuca
[F2Flycatcher, Spotted] [F2Musciapa striata]
GarganeyAnas querquedula
Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa
GoosanderMergus merganser
GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis
GreenshankTringa nebularia
[F2Gull, Mediterranean] [F2Larus melanocephalus]
[F2Gyrfalcon] [F2Falco rusticolus]
Harrier, HenCircus cyaneus
Harrier, MarshCircus aeruginosus
Hawk, SparrowAccipiter nisus
HeronArdea cinerea
[F2Hobby] [F2Falco subbuteo]
KestrelFalco tinnunculus
KingfisherAlcedo atthis
[F2Kite, Red] [F2Milvus milvus]
[F2Lapwing] [F2Vanellus vanellus]
[F2Martin, Sand] [F2Riparia riparia]
MerlinFalco columbarius
NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus
OspreyPandion haliaetus
Ousel, RingTurdus torquatus
Owl, BarnTyto alba
Owl, Long‐earedAsio otus
Owl, Short‐earedAsio flammeus
[F2Owl, Snowy] [F2Bubo scandiacus]
PeregrineFalco peregrinus
Petrel, StormHydrobates pelagicus
F5. . . F5. . .
Pipit, TreeAnthus trivialis
[F2Puffin] [F2Fratercula arctica]
QuailCoturnix coturnix
[F2Redshank] [F2Tringa totanus]
RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurus
RuffPhilomachus pugnax
Scoter, CommonMelanitta nigra
[F2Shearwater, Manx] [F2Puffinus puffinus]
[F2Sparrow, Tree] [F2Passer montanus]
Swan, Bewick'sCygnus columbianus
Swan, WhooperCygnus cygnus
Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea
Tern, CommonSterna hirundo
Tern, LittleSterna albifrons
Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii
Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis
F6. . . F6. . .
TwiteCarduelis flavirostris
Wagtail, Yellow (all races)Motacilla flava
Warbler, GardenSylvia borin
Warbler, ReedAcrocephalus scirpaceus
Warbler, WoodPhylloscopus sibilatrix
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
[F2Whinchat] [F2Saxicola rubetra]
[F2Whitethroat, Lesser] [F2Sylvia curruca]
[F2Yellowhammer] [F2Emberiza citrinella]

F2Sch. 1 Pt. I: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 2(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F3Sch. 1 Pt. I: entry relating to "Fieldfare" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 2(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F4Sch. 1 Pt. I: entry relating to "Firecrest" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 2(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F5Sch. 1 Pt. I: entry relating to "Phalarope, Red-necked" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 2(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F6Sch. 1 Pt. I: entry relating to "Tit, Bearded" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 2(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

PART IIN.I.DURING THE CLOSE SEASON

GadwallAnas strepera
GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
PintailAnas acuta
Plover, GoldenPluvialis apricaria
PochardAythya ferina
ScaupAythya marila
ShovelerAnas clypeata
WigeonAnas penelope

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 4, 5, 6(4), 16(2) and 28.

SCHEDULE 2N.I.BIRDS WHICH MAY BE KILLED OR TAKEN

PART IN.I.OUTSIDE THE CLOSE SEASON

Common nameScientific name
F7. . . F7. . .
[F8Duck, Ruddy][F8Oxyura jamaicensis]
Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula
GadwallAnas strepera
GoldeneyeBucephala clangula
[F9Goose, Canada][F9Branta Canadensis]
Goose, Grey‐lagAnser anser
Goose, Pink-footedAnser brachyrhynchus
MallardAnas platyrhynchos
PintailAnas acuta
Plover, GoldenPluvialis apricaria
PochardAythya ferina
ScaupAythya marila
ShovelerAnas clypeata
TealAnas crecca
WigeonAnas penelope

Part II rep. by 1995 NI 6

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 7(2) and 28.

SCHEDULE 3N.I.BIRDS WHICH MAY BE SOLD DEAD AT ALL TIMES

Common nameScientific name
Wood pigeonColumba palumbus

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 8 and 28.

SCHEDULE 4N.I.BIRDS WHICH MAY BE SHOWN FOR COMPETITIVE PURPOSES

Common nameScientific name
[F10Blackbird] [F10Turdus merula]
BramblingFringilla montifringilla
BullfinchPyrrhula pyrrhula
Bunting, ReedEmberiza schoeniclus
ChaffinchFringilla coelebs
[F10Crossbill (all species)] [F10Loxia (all species)]
[F10Dunnock] [F10Prunella modularis]
GoldfinchCarduelis carduelis
GreenfinchCarduelis chloris
[F10Hawfinch] [F10Coccothraustes coccothraustes]
JackdawCorvus monedula
JayGarrulus glandarius
LinnetCarduelis cannabina
MagpiePica pica
RedpollCarduelis flammea
[F10Redstart] [F10Phoenicurus phoenicurus]
SiskinCarduelis spinus
StarlingSturnus vulgaris
[F10Stonechat] [F10Saxicola torquata]
[F10Thrush, Mistle] [F10Turdus viscivorus]
[F10Thrush, Song] [F10Turdus philomelos]
[F10Tit, Blue] [F10Cyanistes caeruleus]
[F10Tit, Coal] [F10Periparus ater]
[F10Tit, Great] [F10Parus major]
[F10Tit, Long tailed] [F10Aegithalos caudatus]
[F10Tit, Marsh] [F10Poecile palustris]
TwiteCarduelis flavirostris
[F10Wagtail, Pied] [F10Motacilla alba yarrelli]
[F10Wagtail, Yellow] [F10Motacilla flava]
[F10Waxwing] [F10Bombycilla garrulus]
YellowhammerEmberiza citrinella

F10Sch. 4: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 4(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 10, 11 and 28.

SCHEDULE 5N.I.ANIMALS WHICH ARE PROTECTED AT ALL TIMES

Common nameScientific name
BadgerMeles meles
F11. . . F11. . .
Butterfly, BrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni
Butterfly, Dingy SkipperErynnis tages
Butterfly, Holly BlueCelastrina argiolus
Butterfly, Large HeathCoenonympha tullia
Butterfly, Marsh FritillaryEuphydryas aurinia
Butterfly, Purple HairstreakQuercusia quercus
[F12Butterfly, Real's Wood White][F12 Leptidea reali]
Butterfly, Small BlueCupido minimus
F13. . . F13. . .
[F12 Crayfish, White-Clawed][F12 Austropotamobius pallipes]
[F12 Damselfly, Irish][F12 Coenagrion lunulatum]
Lizard, Common or ViviparousLacerta vivipara
[F12 Lobster, Spiny][F12 Palinurus elaphus]
Marten, PineMartes martes
[F12 Mussel, Fan][F12 Atrina fragilis]
[F14Mussel, Freshwater][F15Margaritifera margaritifera]
Newt, CommonTriturus vulgaris
F16. . . F16. . .
[F12Seahorse, Short Snouted][F12 Hippocampus hippocampus]
[F12 Seahorse, Spiny][F12 Hippocampus guttulatus]
Seal, CommonPhoca vitulina
Seal, GreyHalichoerus grypus
[F12Shark, Angel (in respect of Article 10(1) only and with respect to coastal waters only)][F12 Squatina squatina]
[F12 Shark, Basking][F12 Cetorhinus maximus]
[F12 Skate, Common (in respect of Article 10(1) only and with respect to coastal waters only)][F12Dipturus batis]
Squirrel, RedSciurus vulgaris

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.[F17 Note 2. In this Schedule “coastal waters” means the part of the territorial waters adjacent to Northern Ireland which is not more than 6 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of those waters is measured; and “nautical mile” means an international nautical mile of 1,872 metres.]

Articles 12 and 28.

SCHEDULE 6N.I.ANIMALS WHICH MAY NOT BE KILLED OR TAKEN BY CERTAIN METHODS

Common nameScientific name
BadgerMeles meles
Bats (all species)Chiroptera (all species)
[F18Crayfish, White-Clawed] [F18Austropotamobius pallipes]
Deer, FallowDama dama
Deer, RedCervus elaphus
Deer, SikaCervus nippon
Hare, BrownLepus europaeus
Hare, IrishLepus timidus
HedgehogErinaceus europaeus
Lizard, Common or ViviparousLacerta vivipara
[F18 Lobster, Spiny] [F18Palinurus elaphus]
Marten, PineMartes martes
[F18Mussel, Fan] [F18Atrina fragilis]
Newt, CommonTriturus vulgaris
Otter, CommonLutra lutra
[F18 Seahorse, Short Snouted] [F18Hippocampus hippocampus]
[F18 Seahorse, Spiny] [F18Hippocampus guttulatus]
Seal, CommonPhoca vitulina
Seal, GreyHalichoerus grypus
[F18Shark, Basking ] [F18Cetorhinus maximus ]
[F18Shrew, Pygmy] [F18 Sorexminutus]
Squirrel, RedSciurus vulgaris

F18Sch. 6: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 6(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Article 12(2), 28

[F19SCHEDULE 6AN.I.ANIMALS WHICH MAY NOT BE KILLED OR TAKEN BY TRAPPING OR SNARING

Common name>Scientific name
BadgerMeles meles
Marten, PineMartes martes
Otter, CommonLutra lutra
Stoat (otherwise known as Ermine)Mustela erminea

NOTE. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.]

Articles 13 and 28.

SCHEDULE 7N.I.ANIMALS WHICH MAY NOT BE SOLD ALIVE OR DEAD AT ANY TIME

Common nameScientific name
BadgerMeles meles
F20. . . F20. . .
Butterfly, BrimstoneGonepteryx rhamni
Butterfly, Dingy SkipperErynnis tages
Butterfly, Holly BlueCelastrina argiolus
Butterfly, Large HeathCoenonympha tullia
Butterfly, Marsh FritillaryEuphydryas aurinia
Butterfly, Purple HairstreakQuercusia quercus
[F21Butterfly, Real's Wood White] [F21Leptidea reali]
Butterfly, Small BlueCupido minimus
[F21Crayfish, White-Clawed ] [F21Austropotamobius pallipes]
[F21Damselfly, Irish ] [F21Coenagrion lunulatum ]
F22. . . F22. . .
Frog, CommonRana temporaria
HedgehogErinaceus europaeus
Lizard, Common or ViviparousLacerta vivipara
[F21 Lobster, Spiny] [F21Palinurus elaphus]
Marten, PineMartes martes
[F21Mussel, Fan] [F21Atrina fragilis ]
Mussel, FreshwaterMargaretifera margaretifera
Newt, CommonTriturus vulgaris
F23. . . F23. . .
[F21Seahorse, Short Snouted] [F21Hippocampus hippocampus ]
[F21Seahorse, Spiny] [F21Hippocampus guttulatus]
Seal, CommonPhoca vitulina
Seal, GreyHalichoerus grypus
Sea-urchin, CommonEchinus esculentus
[F21 Shark, Basking] [F21 Cetorhinus maximus]
Squirrel, RedSciurus vulgaris

F20Sch. 7: entry relating to "Bats (all species)" deleted (21.8.2007) by virtue of Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. 2007/345), reg. 39

F21Sch. 7: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 7(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F23Sch. 7: entry relating to "Otter, Common" deleted (21.8.2007) by virtue of Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. 2007/345), reg. 39

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 14 and 28.

SCHEDULE 8N.I.PLANTS WHICH ARE PROTECTED

PART IN.I.PLANTS WHICH ARE PROTECTED UNDER ARTICLE 14(1)(a) AND (2)

Common nameScientific name
Avens, MountainDryas octopetala
F24. . . F24. . .
[F25Beak-sedge, Brown] [F25Rhynchospora fusca]
F26. . . F26. . .
[F25Birds-foot] [F25Ornithopus perpusillus]
[F25Bristle-moss, Spruce's] [F25Orthotrichum sprucei]
Broomrape, IvyOrobanche hederae
Buckthorn, AlderFrangula alnus
Bugle, PyramidalAjuga pyramidalis
[F25Burnet, Great] [F25Sanguisorba officinalis]
Campion, MossSilene acaulis
Cat's‐ear, SmoothHypochoeris glabra
Centaury, SeasideCentaurium littorale
CloudberryRubus chamaemorus
[F25Clubmoss, Alpine] [F25Diphasiastrum alpinum]
[F25Clubmoss, Marsh] [F25Lycopodiella inundata]
F27. . . F27. . .
[F25Clubmoss, Stag's Horn] [F25Lycopodium clavatum]
CowslipPrimula veris
Cow‐wheat, WoodMelampyrum sylvaticum
[F25Cranesbill, Meadow] [F25Geranium pratense]
Cranesbill, WoodGeranium sylvaticum
Cress, Shepherd'sTeesdalia nudicaulis
Crowfoot, WaterRanunculus fluitans
[F25Dodder] [F25Cuscuta epithymum]
[F25Feather-moss, Elegant] [F25Eurhynchiastrum pulchellum]
Fern, HollyPolystichum lonchitis
F28. . . F28. . .
Fern, OakGymnocarpium dryopteris
[F25Fern, Parsley] [F25Cryptogramma crispa]
[F25Figwort, Green] [F25Scrophularia umbrosa]
Fleabane, BlueErigeron acer
[F25Gentian, Autumn] [F25Gentianella amarella]
Globe‐flowerTrollius europaeus
Grass, Blue‐eyedSisyrinchium bermudiana
Grass, HolyHierochloe odorata
Heath, CornishErica vagans
Helleborine, Green‐floweredEpipactis phyllanthes
Helleborine, MarshEpipactis palustris
[F25Henbane] [F25Hyoscyamus niger]
[F25Hornwort, Soft] [F25Ceratophyllum submersum]
[F25Jelly-lichen, River] [F25Collema dichotomum]
[F25Juniper] [F25Juniperus communis]
[F25Lichen] [F25Enterographa elaborata]
[F25Lichen] [F25Lobaria virens]
[F25Meadow-rue, Alpine] [F25Thalictrum alpinum]
Moschatel, or Town Hall ClockAdoxa moschatellina
MudwortLimosella aquatica
[F25Notchwort, Ragged] [F25Leiocolea heterocolpos]
Orchid, BeeOphrys apifera
F29. . . F29. . .
Orchid, BogHammarbya paludosa
[F25Orchid, Dense-flowered] [F25Neotinea maculata]
Orchid, Green‐wingedOrchis morio
Orchid, Irish Lady's TressesSpiranthes romanzoffiana
[F25Orchid, Lapland Marsh] [F25Dactylorhiza lapponica]
F30. . . F30. . .
[F25Orchid, Narrow-leaved Marsh] [F25Dactylorhiza traunsteineri]
Orchid, Small whitePseudorchis albida
Oyster‐plantMertensia maritima
F31. . . F31. . .
PennyroyalMentha pulegium
[F25Petalwort] [F25Petalophyllum ralfsii]
F32. . . F32. . .
Rosemary, BogAndromeda polifolia
Saw‐wort, MountainSaussurea alpina
Saxifrage, PurpleSaxifraga oppositifolia
F33. . . F33. . .
Saxifrage, Yellow MountainSaxifraga aizoides
[F25Sea-kale] [F25Crambe maritima]
Sea‐lavender, RockLimonium binervosum
Sedge, Broad‐leaved MudCarex magellanica
Sedge, Few‐floweredCarex pauciflora
[F25Sedge, Stiff] [F25Carex bigelowii]
Small‐reed, NorthernCalamagrostis stricta
[F25Small-reed, Wood] [F25Calamagrostis epigejos]
Spike‐rushEleocharis parvula
[F25St John's Wort, Hairy] [F25Hypericum hirsutum]
F34. . . F34. . .
[F25Thistle, Melancholy] [F25Cirsium heterophyllum]
[F25Thread-moss, Slender] [F25Orthodontium gracile]
[F25Vetch, Wood Bitter] [F25Vicia orobus]
Violet, FenViola persicifolia
Violet, WaterHottonia palustris
F35. . . F35. . .
Wintergreen, SerratedRamischia secunda
[F25Wormwood, Sea] [F25Seriphidium maritimum]
Yellow Bird's‐nestMonotropa hypopitys

F24Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Barley, Wood" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F25Sch. 8 Pt. I: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F26Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Betony" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F27Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Clubmoss, Marsh" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F28Sch. 8: entry relating to "Fern, Killarney" deleted (21.8.2007) by virtue of Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. 2007/345), reg. 40

F29Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Orchid, Bird's Nest" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F30Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Orchid, Narrow-leaved Marsh" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F31Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Pea, Marsh" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F32Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Pillwort" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F33Sch. 8: entry relating to "Saxifrage, Yellow Marsh" deleted (21.8.2007) by virtue of Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007 (S.R. 2007/345), reg. 40

F34Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Thistle, Melancholy" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F35Sch. 8 Pt. I: entry relating to "Waterwort, Eight-stamened" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 8(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

PART IIN.I.PLANTS WHICH ARE PROTECTED UNDER ARTICLE 14(1)(b) AND (2)

[F36Bluebell] [F36Hyacinthoides non-scripta]
PrimrosePrimula vulgaris

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column is to be taken into account.

Articles 15 and 28.

SCHEDULE 9N.I.ANIMALS AND PLANTS TO WHICH ARTICLE 15 APPLIES

PART IN.I.ANIMALS WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED IN THE WILD

Common nameScientific name
[F37Amphipod, Freshwater] [F37Crangonyx pseudogracilis]
F38. . .F38. . .
[F37Crayfish, Narrow-clawed] [F37 Astacus leptodactylus]
[F37Crayfish, Noble ] [F37 Astacus astacus]
F38. . .F38. . .
F38. . .F38. . .
[F37 Deer, Chinese water] [F37 Hydropotes inermis]
F38. . .F38. . .
[F37 Deer, Roe] [F37Capreolus capreolus ]
F39. . . F39. . .
[F37Duck, Mandarin] [F37Aix galericulata]
F38. . .F38. . .
Goose, BarnacleBranta leucopsis
Goose, CanadaBranta canadensis
F40. . . F40. . .
[F37Hare, Brown] [F37Lepus europaeus]
[F37Hedgehog (with respect to islands in territorial waters only)] [F37Erinaceus europaeus ]
[F37Fox (with respect to islands in territorial waters only)] [F37 Vulpes vulpes]
[F37Limpet, Slipper] [F37Crepidula fornicata]
Mink, AmericanMustela vison
[F37Mussel, Zebra ] [F37Dreissena polymorpha]
F41. . . F41. . .
[F37Rat, Common Brown (with respect to islands in territorial waters only)] [F37 Rattus norvegicus]
Rat, BlackRattus rattus
[F37Sea squirt ] [F37Didemnum vexillum ]
[F37Sea squirt, Club ] [F37Styela clava]
[F37Shrimp, Freshwater] [F37Gammarus pulex ]
[F37Shrimp, Freshwater] [F37Gammarus tigrinus]
[F37Shrimp, Japanese skeleton] [F37Caprella mutica]
F38. . .F38. . .
[F37 Stoat, Irish (with respect to islands in territorial waters only)] [F37Mustela erminea hibernicus]

F37Sch. 9 Pt. I: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(2); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F39Sch. 9 Pt. I: entry relating to "Duck, Carolina Wood" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F40Sch. 9 Pt. I: entry relating to "Goshawk" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F41Sch. 9 Pt. I: entry relating to "Pheasant, Golden" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(3); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

PART IIN.I.PLANTS

F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Bluebell, Spanish] [F43Hyacinthoides hispanica ]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Eelgrass, Dwarf] [F43Zostera japonica]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43 Fig, Hottentot] [F43 Carpobrotus edulis]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Honeysuckle, Japanese] [F43Lonicera japonica]
Kelp, GiantMacrocystis pyrifera
[F43Kelp, Japanese] [F43Undaria pinnatifida]
F44. . . F44. . .
[F43 Knotweed, Giant] [F43Fallopia sachalinensis]
[F43Knotweed, Himalayan] [F43Polygonum wallichii]
[F43Knotweed, Japanese] [F43Fallopia japonica]
F45. . . F45. . .
[F43Leek, Few-flowered ] [F43 Allium paradoxum]
F42. . .F42. . .
F42. . .F42. . .
F42. . .F42. . .
Pirri‐pirri BurAcaena (all species)
[F43Reed, Giant] [F43Arundo donax ]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43 Salmonberry] [F43Rubus spectabilis]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Sea-buckthorn] [F43Hippophae rhamnoides]
Seaweed, JapaneseSargassum muticum
Spartina or Cord‐grassSpartina (all species)
[F43Stonecrop, Australian swamp] [F43 Crassula helmsii]
[F43Water Chestnut] [F43Trapa natans]
[F43 Water Fern] [F43Azolla filiculoides]
[F43Water Lettuce] [F43Pistia stratiotes]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Water Soldier] [F43Stratiotes aloides]
[F43Waterlily, Fringed] [F43Nymphoides peltata]
[F46Waterweeds (except Nuttall’s Waterweed)] [F46All species of the genus Elodea, except Elodea nuttalli]
F42. . .F42. . .
[F43Waterweed, Large flowered] [F43Egeria densa]

F43Sch. 9 Pt. II: entries at the appropriate places in alphabetical order inserted (17.8.2011) by Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(4); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F44Sch. 9 Pt. II: entry relating to "Knotweed" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(5); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

F45Sch. 9 Pt. II: entry relating to "Knotweed, Japanese" omitted (17.8.2011) by virtue of Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (c. 15), ss. 27, 40(1), Sch. 1 para. 9(5); S.R. 2011/285, art. 2, Sch.

NOTE. The first column of this Schedule, which gives the common name or names, is included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, only the second column shall be taken into account.[F47 Note 2. In this Schedule “territorial waters” means the territorial waters adjacent to Northern Ireland.]

Articles 19(1) and (5), 23(3) and 28.

SCHEDULE 10N.I.CLOSE SEASONS FOR DEER

FALLOW DEER (Dama dama)

Buck:1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Doe:[F481st April] to 31st October inclusive.

RED DEER (Cervus elaphus)

Stags:1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Hinds:[F491st April] to 31st October inclusive.

SIKA DEER (Cervus nippon)

Stags:1st May to 31st July inclusive.
Hinds:[F501st April] to 31st October inclusive.

[In this Schedule any reference to a species of deer includes a hybrid of that species.]

Articles 19(3) and 28.

SCHEDULE 11N.I.PROHIBITED FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION

FirearmsN.I.

1.  Any smooth bore gun.N.I.

2.  Any rifle having a calibre of less than .236 inches (6 millimetres).N.I.

3.  Any pistol, revolver or other type of handgun other than a slaughtering instrument (within the meaning of Article 2(2) of the Firearms (Northern Ireland) Order[F51 2004]).N.I.

4.  Any air gun, air rifle or air pistol.N.I.

5.  Any weapon which discharges a missile by means of a gas propellant.N.I.

AmmunitionN.I.

6.  Any cartridge for use in a smooth bore gun.N.I.

7.  Any cartridge or load for use in a rifle other than a cartridge or load so designed that, when fired in a rifle, the bullet discharged has a muzzle energy of not less than 1,700 foot pounds (2,305 joules).N.I.

8.  Any bullet for use in a rifle other than—N.I.

(a)a bullet weighing not less than 100 grains (6.48 grammes);

(b)an expanding bullet designed to deform in a predictable manner and thereby increase its effective diameter upon entering tissue.

N.I.

Schedule 12—Amendments

N.I.

Schedule 13—Repeals

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