Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
These activities are subject to different regulations across the UK.
Hunting wild mammals with dogs is prohibited in Scotland unless you have an exemption. Hare coursing is also banned.
Hunting with dogs is still allowed in Northern Ireland. However, hare coursing has been banned since autumn 2010, following a series of temporary bans and conservation orders.
Deer hunting regulations differ across the UK. However, all stalkers must not:
You will no longer need a game licence to kill or take game or deer.
The Northern Ireland Environment Agency has published a short guide to the duty of care responsibilities including advice and information for waste producers, carriers and those accepting, storing and treating waste.
Any person intending to alter the use or management of areas of uncultivated or semi-natural land must obtain prior approval from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA).
Read more on the DAERA website
The NetRegs team at SEPA, in partnership with The Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and a number of industry bodies have produced 9 new GPPs to replace out of date PPGs. More are coming! Check the available topics
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