138. Restriction on possession or use of pesticides harmful to wildlife.

(3)     Protection of Wildlife

138.     Restriction on possession or use of pesticides harmful to wildlife.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/579, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The Secretary of State1, where he is satisfied that it is necessary or expedient so to do in the interests of protecting wild birds2 or wild animals3 from harm4, may make an order prescribing ingredients contained in pesticides5