Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010


Number 19 of 2010


WILDLIFE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 18 July 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Companies (Statutory Audits) Act 2018 (22/2018), enacted 25 July 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Extradition (Protocol to The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 301 of 2018), made 20 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 19 of 2010


WILDLIFE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 18 July 2018


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Wildlife Acts 1976 to 2018 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Heritage Act 2018 (15/2018), s. 1(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Wildlife Act 1976 (39/1976)

Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 (38/2000)

Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010 (19/2010)

Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2012 (29/2012)

Heritage Act 2018 (15/2018), Part 3 (ss. 6-10)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1984, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Heritage Act 2018 (15/2018)

All Acts up to and including Heritage Act 2018 (15/2018), enacted 18 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 355 of 2015)

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 499 of 2013)

European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011)

All statutory instruments up to and including Extradition (Protocol to The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 301 of 2018), made 20 July 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 19 of 2010


WILDLIFE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 18 July 2018




Number 19 of 2010


WILDLIFE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2010

REVISED

Updated to 18 July 2018


AN ACT TO AMEND THE WILDLIFE ACT 1976; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[10 th July, 2010]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

Act collectively construed (21.07.2015) by European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 355 of 2015), reg. 1(3), in effect as per reg. 1(4).

Citation, construction and commencement

1. ...

(3) The Wildlife Act 1976, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2012, the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Restrictions of the Use of Poison Bait) Regulations 2010 (S.I. 481 of 2010), the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011, the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, and these Regulations shall be construed together as one.

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C2

Act collectively construed (17.12.2013) by European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 499 of 2013), reg. 1(3), in effect as per reg. 1(4).

Citation and construction

1. ...

(3) The Wildlife Act 1976, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2012, the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) (Restrictions of the Use of Poison Bait) Regulations 2010, the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011, and these Regulations shall be construed together as one.

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C3

Act collectively construed (21.09.2011) by European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011), reg. 1(2), in effect as per reg. 1(3).

Citation

1. ...

(2) The Wildlife Act 1976, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000, the Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010 and these Regulations shall be construed together as one.

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C4

Application of collectively cited Wildlife Acts restricted (21.09.2011) by European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 477 of 2011), reg. 9(10)), in effect as per reg. 1(3).

Surveillance and monitoring

9. ...

(10) A person may lawfully do anything authorised by a licence under this Regulation notwithstanding any provision of the Wildlife Acts 1976 to 2010 and for the avoidance of doubt shall not require a licence under those Acts to do anything so authorised.

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