533. Offences relating to the protection of species.

A person who attempts to commit an offence under the provisions relating to the protection of species1 or who for the purpose of committing such an offence has in his possession anything capable of being used to commit the offence is guilty of an offence and punishable in the same way as for that offence2.

The court must order forfeiture of any animal, plant or other thing in respect of which the offence was committed and may order the forfeiture of any vehicle (including any aircraft, hovercraft or boat), animal, weapon or other thing which was used to commit the