532. Power to grant licences.

532.     Power to grant licences.

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.

A licence may be granted by the relevant licensing authority1 exempting from liability things done for the following purposes2:


    (1)     scientific or educational purposes3;


    (2)     ringing or marking, or examining any ring or mark on, wild animals4;


    (3)     conserving wild animals or wild plants or introducing them to particular areas5;


    (4)     protecting any zoological or