The Leghold Trap and Pelt Imports (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 in order to ensure operability of Council Regulation (EEC) 3254/91 (“the Leghold Trap Regulation“) and associated tertiary legislation following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The Regulations make amendments to retained direct EU legislation concerning the use of leghold traps and the import of pelts and manufactured goods of certain wild animal species. Part 2 amends retained direct EU legislation and Part 3 revokes tertiary retained direct EU legislation.

Statutory instrument

The Leghold Trap and Pelt Imports (Amendment etc

Explanatory memorandum

The Leghold Trap and Pelt Imports (Amendment etc

Sifting committee recommendation

The sifting committee agreed with the government that this statutory instrument doesn’t need to be debated in parliament.

Published 21 November 2018
Last updated 11 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. This SI was laid before Parliament on 10 January under the negative procedure
  2. Both sifting committees have given their recommendation for this statutory instrument.
  3. First published.