296. Offences protecting certain wild animals.

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 protects certain wild animals1 by creating a number of offences2. Any person who intentionally3 kills, injures or takes such an animal commits an offence4, as does any person who has in his possession or control any such animal, whether alive or dead, or any part of, or anything derived from, such an animal5. Anyone who intentionally or recklessly damages or destroys, or obstructs access to, any structure or place which such an animal uses for shelter or protection, or who disturbs any such animal while it is occupying a structure or place which