122. Destruction of animals at large.

122.     Destruction of animals at large.

Turning loose or wilfully allowing the escape of prohibited destructive animals is an offence1. The occupier2 of any land3 who knows that any animals in respect of which a prohibition order is in force4 are to be found on his land, not being either mink (in England) or any prohibited animals kept by him under a licence5, must forthwith give notice to the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers6. As soon as the Secretary of State becomes, or the Welsh Ministers become, aware