|Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)|
|1981 c. 69 - continued|
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Regulations, orders, notices etc.
(3) No order under section 5 or 11 shall be made unless a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament
(4) Before making any order under this Part, the Secretary of State—
(5) Notice of the making of an order under this Part shall be published by the Secretary of State—
(6) The Secretary of State shall give consideration to any proposals for the making by him of an order under this Part with respect to any area which may be submitted to him by a local authority whose area includes that area.
1862 c. 97.
1968 c. 27.
"agriculture Minister" means the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food or the Secretary of State ;
"authorised person" means—
so, however, that the authorisation of any person for the purposes of this definition shall not confer any right of entry upon any land;"automatic weapon" and "semi-automatic weapon" do not include any weapon the magazine of which is incapable of holding more than two rounds;
"aviculture" means the breeding and rearing of birds in captivity;
"destroy", in relation to an egg. includes doing anything to the egg which is calculated to prevent it from hatching, and "destruction" shall be construed accordingly:
"domestic duck" means any domestic form of duck;
"domestic goose" means any domestic form of goose;
"firearm" has the same meaning as in the Firearms Aci 1968;
"game bird" means any pheasant, partridge, grouse (or moor game), black (or heath) game or ptarmigan;
"livestock" includes any animal which is kept—
"local authority" means—
"pick", in relation to a plant, means gather or pluck any part of the plant without uprooting it;
"poultry" means domestic fowls, geese, ducks, guinea-fowls, pigeons and quails, and turkeys;
"sale" includes hire, barter and exchange and cognate expressions shall be construed accordingly;
"uproot", in relation to a plant, means dig up or otherwise remove the plant from the land on which it is growing;
"vehicle" includes aircraft, hovercraft and boat;
"water authority", in relation to Scotland , has the same meaning as in the Water (Scotland) Act 1980;
"wild animal" means any animal (other than a bird) which is or (before it was kilted or taken) was living wild;
"wild bird" means any bird of a kind which is ordinarily resident in or is a visitor to Great Britain in a wild state but does not include poultry or, except in sections 5 and 16, any game bird;
"wild plant" means any plant which is or (before it was picked, uprooted or destroyed) was growing wild and is of a kind which ordinarily grows in Great Britain in a wild state.
(2) A bird shall not be treated as bred in captivity for the purposes of this Part unless its parents were lawfully in captivity when the egg was laid.
(5) This Part extends to the territorial waters adjacent to Great Britain , and for the purposes of this Part any part of Great Britain which is bounded by territorial waters shall be taken to include the territorial waters adjacent to that part.
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