Monthly Archives: July 2015

11 Jul 2015

Wednesday’s vote on the Hunting Act 2004

MPs will be given a free vote on changes to the law on hunting in England and Wales next Wednesday. What does this all mean? The current legal position Hunting a wild mammal with a dog is banned in Scotland under the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 and in England and Wales under the Hunting Act 2004 (the “Hunting Act”). In England and Wales hunts are currently allowed to use up to two dogs to “flush out” foxes and are allowed […]