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AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Schedule 1

 

THE BARONESS BYFORD
THE DUKE OF MONTROSE

Page 6, line 23, at end insert—
"(d)  treating or humanely destroying an animal which has gone to ground having been injured or potentially infected with a fatal disease."
Page 7, leave out lines 2 to 7 and insert—
"(a)  reasonable steps are taken for the purpose of ensuring that as soon as possible after being found the wild mammal is flushed out of cover,
(b)  reasonable steps are taken for the purpose of ensuring that as soon as possible after being flushed out the wild mammal is shot dead by a competent person,
(c)  in particular, the dog is brought under sufficiently close control to ensure that it does not prevent or obstruct achievement of the objective in paragraph (b),
(d)  reasonable steps are taken for the purpose of preventing injury to the dog, and
(e)  the manner in which the dog is used complies with any code of practice which is issued or approved for the purpose of this paragraph by the Secretary of State."
Page 7, line 18, after "evidence" insert "which may be a photocopy"
Page 9, leave out lines 11 and 12

 
 
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