331. Registration of captive birds.

331.     Registration of captive birds.

If any person keeps or has in his possession or under his control any bird included in Schedule 4 to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 19811 which has not been registered and ringed or marked in accordance with regulations2 made by the appropriate authority, he is guilty of an offence3.

If any person keeps or has in his possession or under his control any bird included in Schedule 4 to the Act either within five years of having been convicted of one of specified offences4 under Part I of the Act, or within