Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2010


Prohibition on deer hunting with dogs.

3.— The Principal Act is amended by the insertion of the following new section after section 23:

“23A.— (1) In this section ‘deer’ includes a deer that is not a wild animal.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), a person who hunts deer with two or more dogs shall be guilty of an offence.

(3) It shall not be an offence for a person on foot to hunt deer with 2 or more dogs, under and in accordance with—

(a) a licence granted under section 29 of this Act, or

(b) a permission granted under section 42 of this Act.”.