Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)
1981 c. 69 - continued

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SCHEDULE 6
Sections 11 and 22.  
 

ANIMALS WHICH MAY NOT BE KILLED OR TAKEN BY CERTAIN METHODS

 
Common name Scientific name

Badger

Meles meles
Bats, Horseshoe (all species) Rhinolophidae
Bats, Typical (all species) Vespertilionidae
Cat, Wild

Felis silvestris

Dolphin, Bottle-nosed

Tursiops truncatus (otherwise known as Tursiops tursio)

Dolphin, Common

Delphinus delphis

Dormice (all species)

Gliridae

Hedgehog

Erinaceus europaeus

Marten, Pine

Mattes mattes

Otter, Common

Lutra lutra

Polecat

Mustela putorius

Porpoise, Harbour (otherwise known as Common porpoise)

Phocaena phocaena

Shrews (all species)

Soricidae
Squirrel, Red

Sciurus vulgaris

  NOTE. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.
 
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