Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife

The Government should prohibit the sale, use and manufacture of free-running snares under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, putting them in the same category as self-locking snares, which are already illegal.

14,243 Signatures

Status
Open
Opened
Tuesday 4th May 2021
Last 24 hours signatures
72
Signature Deadline
Thursday 4th November 2021
Estimated Final Signatures: 21,039

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Recent Documents related to Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife

1. Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife
27/03/2021 - Petitions

Found: The Government should prohibit the sale, use and manufacture of free-running snares under the Wildlife

2. Ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares
19/07/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: 2016/0148, 19 July 2016 Ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares Nikki Sutherland Oliver

3. Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019
14/11/2018 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Statutory Instruments2019 No. 22WildlifeThe Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019Made9th January 2019Coming

4. Humane Trapping Standards (England and Wales) Regulations 2019
30/09/2019 - Secondary Legislation

Found: correct errors in S.I. 2019/22 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of that Statutory

5. Wildlife crime
19/03/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP 2019/0070, 18 March 2019 Wildlife crime By Jonathan Finlay Nikki Sutherland Georgina

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife

1. Snares
21/07/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: and cruel nature of snares, the failure of previous attempts at voluntary and self-regulation amongst - Speech Link
2: and cruel nature of snares, the failure of previous attempts at voluntary and self-regulation amongst - Speech Link
3: that point, is not one of the issues with the use of snares now that they simply are not being used for - Speech Link

2. Draft Animal Welfare and Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations
09/12/2020 - General Committees

1: Northern Ireland will continue to be acceptable for use in Great Britain.Additionally, the SI ensures - Speech Link
2: variety in our lives.The regulations have already been discussed in the Lords, so let me echo some - Speech Link

3. Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019
12/12/2018 - Grand Committee

1: Countryside Act 1981 to implement trap welfare requirements contained in the Agreement on International - Speech Link

4. Animal Welfare and Invasive Non-native Species (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
30/11/2020 - Grand Committee

1: Northern Ireland will continue to be accepted for use in Great Britain. Additionally, it ensures that we - Speech Link

5. Animal Welfare
12/12/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the Government policy on animal welfare.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: the Government take animal welfare seriously and are legislating more than any previous Government have - Speech Link
3: animal welfare rules and laws, so that we are putting animal welfare at the heart of our programme going - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Make the use of free-running snares illegal for trapping wildlife
1. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
asked by: Caroline Lucas
17/02/2020
... when the Government laid before Parliament a copy of the (a) 6th Quinquennial Review advice received from the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and (b) Government’s formal response to that review and any accompanying statements; where those documents can be located online; and if she will make a statement.

2. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
asked by: Barry Gardiner
07/09/2015
... Paragraph 25(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as amended by the Infrastructure Act 2015.

3. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
asked by: Barry Gardiner
07/09/2015
... Paragraph 25(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as amended by the Infrastructure Act 2015 to date.

4. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
asked by: Barry Gardiner
07/09/2015
... Paragraph 25(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 as amended by the Infrastructure Act 2015.

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We believe that people setting free-running snares cannot ensure animal welfare as required under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, that such snares cause unnecessary suffering to mammals, are indiscriminate and should be banned.


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