318. Exceptions to general prohibition.

318.     Exceptions to general prohibition.

It is not an offence1 for an authorised person2 to kill or take or attempt to kill or take certain wild birds3, or to injure during an attempt to kill them4; nor, except in a prescribed area5 on Sundays, is it an offence for any person to kill or take or attempt to kill or take, or to injure during an attempt to kill, certain wild birds6 outside the appropriate close season7.

It is no offence8 for an authorised person to take,