Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 13th September 2017.

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Photo of Kerry McCarthy Kerry McCarthy Labour, Bristol East

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many people were (a) proceeded against and (b) convicted of an offence under the Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996 in each police force area in 2016.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The following information was provided by the Ministry of Justice.

The number of defendants proceeded against at magistrates’ courts and found guilty at all courts of offences under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and the Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996, in England and Wales, by police force area, in 2016, can be viewed in the table attached.

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