Wildlife Offences in UK Law
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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011
...... S-9 . Wild hares, rabbits etc.: licences 9 Wild hares, rabbits etc.: licences . In section 16 of the 1981 Act (certain offences not committed if activity done in accordance with licence)- . . (a) in subsection (3)- . (i) after "9(1), (2), (4) and (4A)," insert "10A(1),",. . ......
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006
...... and rural communities; to make provision in connection with wildlife, sites of special scientific interest, National Parks and the Broads; to ...S-53 . Wildlife offences: time limits for proceedings 53 Wildlife offences: time limits for ......
Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003
...... public at large from persons with a propensity to commit certain offences and for the establishment of the Risk Management Authority; to make ... Principal Reporter; to amend the law relating to penalties for wildlife offences; and for connected purposes. . 1 . Protection of the public at ......
The Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Act 2020 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2020
......Transitional provisionTransitional provision. 3. The following sections of the Act apply only in relation to offences committed wholly on or after 30 November 2020—. (a) sections 1(2)(a) and (3), 7 to 12 and 14(7),. (b) section 3, so far as it inserts section ......
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Books & Journal Articles
A criminology of extinction: Biodiversity, extreme consumption and the vanity of species resurrection
This article explores an issue pertaining to the commodification of nature and related market processes – reviving extinct species. It begins by offering an overview of the aesthetic, economic, sci........., consumption, de-extinction, extinction, hunting/poaching, wildlife (crime, trade, trafficking) Introduction Significant international work in ... enforcement and criminal justice systems have accorded wildlife offences a ‘low priority when compared to other crimes (Cook et al., 2002),’ ......
Ecocentrism and criminal justice
Ecocentrism refers to valuing nature for its own sake. This ecophilosophical orientation requires that all social practices incorporate ecological sensitivities and heightened awareness of the intr......... in regards to the prosecution of human subjects for environmental offences. A basic premise of the article is that for those interested in ... with criminal offences pertaining to the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW). Table 1. Indicators of ecocentrism. Indicator Example ......
Searching for Change: Scottish Stop and Search Powers
...... powers in relation to persons suspected of “core” criminal offences: possession of or carrying an offensive weapon 23 in a public place 24 ...33 . A number of powers exist in relation to wildlife and environmental offences. These grant constables the power to stop and ......
Environmental Enforcement Undertakings and Possible Implications: Responsive, Smarter or Rent Seeking?
Enforcement undertakings have recently been added to the Environment Agency's list of mechanisms available for the enforcement of certain environmental offences. An enforcement undertaking is a wri......... mechanisms available for the enforcement of certain environmental offences. An enforcement undertaking is a written agreement between the regulator ... Waste) Regulations 2007; 38 and a series of offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) including, but not limited to, the ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
- Landowners Face More Stringent Penalties For Wildlife Offences
Wildlife And The Natural Environment
...... In the first place, Scottish Ministers are required to lay before the Scottish Parliament after the end of each calendar year a Report on offences relating to wildlife, including information on the incidence and prosecution of offences and information on research and advice relating to wildlife ......
Tougher enforcement rules for invasive species
The Government’s intention to introduce a broader range of penalties for offences involving invasive non-native animal and plant species in England and Wales has been outlined in a new consultation.........’s intention to introduce a broader range of penalties for offences involving invasive non-native animal and plant species in England and ... . The extension of existing criminal offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (which cover the release, growth and/or sale of ......
Tougher Enforcement Rules For Invasive Species
......'s intention to introduce a broader range of penalties for offences involving invasive non-native animal and plant species in England and ... The extension of existing criminal offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (which cover the release, growth and/or sale of ......
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