Wildlife Act 1976

Open seasons for certain protected wild birds.

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24. (1) Subject to sections 27 and 28 of this Act, the Minister may by order provide that any protected wild bird which is of a species specified in the order, may be hunted either throughout the State or in any part thereof specified in the order on a day or during a period of days so specified.

(2) An order under this section may contain different provisions in relation to different areas and different species of protected wild birds, including provisions limiting the total number of any particular such species which may, during a period of days specified in the order, be killed F71 [ ] in hunting in accordance with the order either in relation to the area as a whole to which the order applies or to part of such area.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F71

Deleted (31.07.2001) by Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 (38/2000), s. 33, S.I. No. 371 of 2001.

Editorial Notes:

E153

Power pursuant to section exercised (9.09.1998) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 332 of 1998).

E154

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.07.1996) by Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 220 of 1996).

E155

Power pursuant to section exercised (31.08.1989) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 221 of 1989).

E156

Power pursuant to section exercised (8.11.1984) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Season) (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 283 of 1984).

E157

Power pursuant to section exercised (12.08.1982) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 266 of 1982).

E158

Power pursuant to section exercised (18.07.1980) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 229 of 1980).

E159

Power pursuant to section exercised (30.05.1979) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 192 of 1979).

E160

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for periods in 1978 and 1979) by Wild Birds (Open Seasons) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 201 of 1978).; spent.

E161

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (31.07.1997) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997); superseded (9.09.1998) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 332 of 1998), art. 4.

E162

Previous affecting provision; power pursuant to section exercised (16.07.1996) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 219 of 1996); superseded (31.07.1997) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997), art. 3.

E163

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (22.11.1995) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 304 of 1995); superseded (31.07.1997) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997), art. 3.

E164

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (15.09.1995) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 249 of 1995); superseded (31.07.1997) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997), art. 3.

E165

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for period 1.11.1993 to 30.11.1993) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 255 of 1993); spent.

E166

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for period 1.11.1992 to 30.11.1992) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 233 of 1992); spent.

E167

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for period 1.11.1991 to 30.11.1991) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 268 of 1991); spent.

E168

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (10.09.1986) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 307 of 1986); superseded (31.07.1997) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997), art. 3.

E169

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for period 16.11.1985 to 4.01.1986) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 347 of 1985); spent.

E170

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (29.10.1985) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 346 of 1985); superseded (10.09.1986) by Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 307 of 1986), art. 3.

E171

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to section exercised (for periods in 1977 and 1978) by Wild Birds (Open Seasons) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 243 of 1977); spent.