307 Enforcement of regulations implementing [EU] legislation on endangered species
307 Enforcement of regulations implementing [EU] legislation on endangered species

(1)     In this section—

“the 1972 Act” means the European Communities Act 1972 (c 68);

“relevant [EU] instrument” means—

(a)     Council Regulation 338/97/EC on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating the trade therein, and

(b)     Commission Regulation 1808/01/EC on the implementation of the Council Regulation mentioned in paragraph (a).

(2)     Regulations made under section 2(2) of the 1972 Act for the purpose of implementing any relevant [EU] instrument may, notwithstanding paragraph 1(1)(d) of Schedule 2 to the 1972 Act, create offences punishable on conviction on indictment with imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years.

(3)    

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