Commentary

171 Prohibition on certain methods of killing animals

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

171 Prohibition on certain methods of killing animals

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2) | Commentary

171 Prohibition on certain methods of killing animals

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 also contains provisions regulating the methods that can be used to take or kill wild animals1.

It is an offence to set a self-locking snare which is of such a nature and so placed as to be calculated to cause bodily injury to any wild animal coming into contact with it; to use for the purposes of killing or taking any wild animal such a self-locking snare, whether of a nature to cause bodily injury or not, any bow or crossbow or any explosive other than ammunition

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