20 Destructive animals

Under the Destructive Imported Animals Act 1932, if satisfied that the destructive habits of any non-indigenous mammalian species1 make it desirable to prohibit or control by licence the importation or keeping of that species or to destroy those at large, the Secretary of State2 maymake orders to that effect3. Orders have been made in respect of musk rats and musquash4, grey squirrels5, rabbits other than European rabbits6, coypus7 and minks8. Regulations may prescribe forms of such licences and fees to be charged for the

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