Wildlife legislation in England: General and Class Licences
This consultation has concluded
Detail of outcome
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Natural England is seeking views on proposed changes to the General and Class Licences.
This consultation was held on another website.
These licences are periodically reviewed, and Natural England consults with stakeholders and the general public on proposed changes and seeks views on broader topics.
The themes of this consultation include:
the management of conflict species
the trapping and welfare of animals
sale, exhibition and possession of protected species
improving compliance with the licences
changes related to obligations under the EU Birds Directive
This consultation will be of interest to anyone who uses a General or Class Licence, and organisations representing the interests of licence users and/or protected species.
This consultation is also held on Defra’s consultation hub.