Wildlife Offences in UK Law

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Legislation
  • Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 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
    • January 01, 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
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 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
    • Scotland
    • January 01, 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
  • Environmental Enforcement Undertakings and Possible Implications: Responsive, Smarter or Rent Seeking?
    • Nbr. 76-2, March 2013
    • The Modern Law Review
    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 ......
  • The Usual Suspects? Public Participation Under the Aarhus Convention
    • Nbr. 66-1, January 2003
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... Sanctions: the Negative Impact of Conviction for Environmental Offences’ (2000) 2 Env L Rev 11, 13. 47 [1990] OJ L135/40. 48 For example, an ... RSPCA who regularly brings actions relating to offences under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. 152 See Friends of the Earth press release, 13 ......
  • Organised crime goes online: realities and challenges
    • Nbr. 18-2, May 2015
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 153-168
    Purpose: – The purpose of this article is to provide an empirically based description of how the Internet is exploited by different types of organised crime groups (OCGs), ranging from Italian mafi...
    ...... research has studied criminal groups carrying out new types of offences targeting computer networks themselves – such as malware attacks and ... pharmaceuticals, the presence of a monitoring unit for wildlife crimes committed via the Internet and the experience developed in ......
  • The Privatisation and Regulation of the Water Industry
    • Nbr. 53-1, January 1990
    • The Modern Law Review
    ......, and to enter into either management agreements under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, or, of more significance, covenants ... restrictions on private prosecutions for water pollution offences - though it remains less than clear whether this was a conscious ......
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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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