354. General exceptions to the legislation protecting seals.

354.     General exceptions to the legislation protecting seals.

A person is not guilty of an offence under the Conservation of Seals Act 1970 s 11 by reason only of the taking or attempted taking of any seal which had been disabled and was taken or to be taken solely for the purpose of tending it and releasing it when no longer disabled2

Nor is a person guilty of an offence under the 1970 Act s 1 by reason only of the killing of any seal which had been so seriously disabled that there was no reasonable chance