Any person who keeps or confines any bird in any cage or other receptacle which is not sufficient in height, length and breadth to permit it to stretch its wings freely is guilty of an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 19811.
This provision does not apply to poultry, nor to the keeping and confining of any bird while it is in the course of conveyance by whatever means, or while it is being shown for exhibition or competition purposes for a period not exceeding 72 hours, or while it is undergoing veterinary treatment
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