Wildlife Offences in UK Law
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Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011
......2011/433, art. 2(1)(b) . 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 “ ......
The Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017
...... for the purposes specified in paragraph (1) of that regulation;“wildlife officer” means a person authorised under regulation 58;“within ...2019/579), regs. 1, 52; 2020 c. 1, Sch. 5 para. 1(1) . Offences . Offences relating to European offshore marine sites . (1) Subject to ......
Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000
...... the law relating to nature conservation and the protection of wildlife; to make further provision with respect to areas of outstanding natural ... sites of special scientific interest, including provision as to offences) has effect. . (2) A notification under section 23 of the National Parks ......
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016
......2018/110), regs. 1, 11 . PART 4: Enforcement and offences . Enforcement notices . (1) If the regulator considers that an operator ... interest (which has the meaning given in section 52(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 ) ;(d) a reference to one or more member States ......
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Books & Journal Articles
The Role of the Wildlife Liaison Officer in Police Work
......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
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
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’
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
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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