Wildlife Offences in UK Law

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Legislation
  • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2017
    ... . UNITED KINGDOM STATUTORY INSTRUMENT . 2017 No. 1012 . Wildlife . Countryside . The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations ... to 238 of the Local Government Act 1972 (procedure, etc., for, offences against and evidence of byelaws) 75 apply to all relevant byelaws as if ......
  • Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 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
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2006
  • Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 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 ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • The Role of the Wildlife Liaison Officer in Police Work
    • Nbr. 73-1, January 2000
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ......The Parameters of the Role Forces make different use of their PWLOs. Some deal only with wildlife offences, while others tag on responsibility for poaching offences, environmental issues or any offences involving animals, wild or domestic. Some ......
  • A Dangerous Job? An Examination of Violence against Conservation Officers
    • Nbr. 79-4, December 2006
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    Conservation law enforcement is an area of policing that has been largely overlooked by sociologists and criminal justice researchers. Some have speculated that when compared to their traditional p...
    ...... whose primary responsibility is the enforcement of fish and wildlife laws. While they possess some similarities to their traditional law ... from COs, hunters and anglers who have been cited for wildlife offences should be asked about the behaviour and professionalism of COs in the ......
  • A criminology of extinction: Biodiversity, extreme consumption and the vanity of species resurrection
    • Nbr. 17-6, November 2020
    • European Journal of Criminology
    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),’ ......
  • Beyond wildlife crime: Towards the concept of ‘mundane fauna crime’
    • Nbr. 22-2, April 2022
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    Research and theorisation on crimes against non-human species in rural regions have been conducted with less conceptual refinement than crimes against anthropocentric victims. The dominant concepti...
    ......It is contended that social scientists have treated the study of offences against fauna with less epistemic, ontological and conceptual innovation and refinement than offences against anthropocentric victims (e.g. Green ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Landowners Face More Stringent Penalties For Wildlife Offences
    • Mondaq UK
  • Wildlife And The Natural Environment
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... 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
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    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
    • Mondaq UK
    ......'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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