Hunting in UK Law

  • R (Countryside Alliance and Others) v Attorney-General and Another
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Novembro 2007
    ... ... Kate Cook ... (Instructed by RSPCA) ... LORD BINGHAM OF CORNHILL My Lords, ... 1 Fox-hunting in this country is an emotive and divisive subject. For some it is an activity deeply embedded in the tradition, life and culture of the countryside, ... ...
  • R (Countryside Alliance and Others) v Attorney General and another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 Junho 2006
    ... ... Preliminary §§ 1–21 ... 1 –4 These appeals ... 5 The Hunting Act 2004 ... 6 The Parliamentary history ... 7 The nature of hunting: background ... 8 ... ...
  • Whaley v Lord Advocate
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Novembro 2007
    ... ... , with the late Hugh Edward Thomas, also brought a claim in England seeking judicial review by way of a declaration of incompatibility of the Hunting Act 2004 with the Convention as scheduled to the Human Rights Act 1998 read together with the Race Relations Act 1976 and the same international ... ...
  • Mason v Clarke
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Março 1955
    ... ... 1880), the exclusive right for himself, his servants and licensees, of shooting, hunting, coursing and killing rabbits on the Hothorpe Estate for the period of one year from the 11th October, 1950, and that Mason would pay for that right ... ...
  • The Queen (on the application of Richard McMorn) v Natural England Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Interested Party)
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 13 Novembro 2015
    ... ... Article 7 permits hunting of certain species of wild bird ... 13 Article 9 contains provisions permitting derogation from Article 5: ... ...
  • R v National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty ex parte Scott
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 Julho 1997
    ... ... for Judicial Review of a decision of the Council of the National Trust given on 10th April 1997 whereby it agreed unanimously to end deer hunting with hounds on Trust land, and further agreed not to renew licences for hunting red deer after the current season. The Applicants include the joint ... ...
  • R (Petsafe Ltd) v Welsh Ministers
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 16 Novembro 2010
    ... ... 65 In the Countryside Alliance case it was argued that the rationale of the Hunting Act 2004 could not be, as the courts below had found, the prevention or reduction of unnecessary suffering to wild mammals overlaid by a moral ... ...
  • Attorney-General v PF Sugrue Ltd
    • Privy Council
    • 14 Novembro 2005
    ... ... effects of wild animals on vegetation, soils, waters, and wildlife, and (b) Achieve co-ordination of hunting measures, and (c) Provide for the regulation of recreational hunting, commercial hunting, wild animal recovery ... ...
  • Inglewood Investment Company Ltd v Forestry Comrs
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Outubro 1988
    ... ... (but subject as aforesaid) for the Appointors and all persons authorised by them at all times of preserving the same (except rabbits) and of hunting shooting fishing coursing and sporting over and on the appointed hereditaments and premises provided always that as regards rabbits the Commission ... ...
  • Lovett v Bussey
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 03 Abril 1998
    ... ... Such obstruction is lawful in connection with the hunting of foxes provided the obstruction complies with the Protection of Badgers Act 1992. The only lack of such compliance alleged in the present case and ... ...
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