310. Taking, injuring or killing badgers or interfering with badger setts.

The Protection of Badgers Act 1992 gives special protection to badgers and makes it an offence1 wilfully2 to kill, injure or take a badger3, or to attempt to do so4; or to dig for any badger5. It is also an offence6 to use in the course of killing or taking any badger (or attempting to do so) any badger tongs7; or to use for the purpose of killing or taking any badger certain firearms