361. Prohibited trapping and killing of certain wild animals.

361.     Prohibited trapping and killing of certain wild animals.

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.

It is an offence to (1) use any trap or snare for the purpose of killing or taking or restraining certain wild animals1 which come into contact with it2; (2) set in position any trap or snare of such a nature and so placed as to be calculated to cause bodily