526. Protection of animals.

526.     Protection of animals.

The deliberate capture, killing or disturbing of certain animals and taking or destroying their eggs or damaging or destroying their breeding site, is an offence1.

It is also an offence to possess, control, transport, sell or exchange or offer for sale or exchange any such animal whether live or dead2.

It is an offence to use certain methods for the purpose of capturing or killing certain species of wild animal3.