PDA

View Full Version : Hunting



Fishman
04-04-2008, 05:31 PM
:sl:
Our neighbours are obsessed with hunting and at the moment they are taking a particular interest in trapping innocent magpies. Is this legal?
:w:
Reply

Login/Register to hide ads. Scroll down for more posts
------
04-04-2008, 05:35 PM
:salamext:

The control of “pest species” such as magpies and other corvids is governed by a series of general licences issued under Section 16 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (“the Act”). Use of Larsen traps as a method of capturing birds is also regulated by a general licence.

As you will be aware, all wild birds are protected under the Act. It is therefore an offence to kill, take, injure etc. any wild bird. Having established this fundamental principle, the Act then allows for exceptions to be made in certain specific circumstances. The Section 16 licences represent one means of “derogating” from the universal prohibition on killing, taking or injuring a wild bird.
Trapping Birds

Sheikh Google :D
Reply

Ali.
04-04-2008, 05:46 PM
That's not only illegal (according to AhLAAM's post) but haram! Poor magpies. :(
Reply

Hey there! Looks like you're enjoying the discussion, but you're not signed up for an account.

When you create an account, you can participate in the discussions and share your thoughts. You also get notifications, here and via email, whenever new posts are made. And you can like posts and make new friends.
Sign Up

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-08-2013, 01:20 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-16-2013, 10:23 PM
  3. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-06-2012, 12:57 PM
  4. Replies: 17
    Last Post: 02-03-2008, 11:28 PM

IslamicBoard

Experience a richer experience on our mobile app!