HL Deb 10 March 1981 vol 418 c236

4.—(1) In subsection (1)(c) of section 10 of the 1970 Act (power to grant licences), the word "or" immediately following sub-paragraph (ii) shall be omitted and after sub-paragraph (iii) there shall be inserted the words "or (iv) the protection of flora or fauna in an area to which subsection (4) of this section applies,".

(2) In subsection (3)(b) of that section for the words from "a nature reserve" onwards there shall be substituted the words "an area to which subsection (4) of this section applies".

(3) After subsection (3) of that section there shall be inserted the following subsection— (4) This subsection applies to any area—

  1. (a) which is a nature reserve within the meaning of section 15 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949;
  2. (b) which has been notified as a site of special scientific interest under section (Areas of special scientific interest) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981; or
  3. (c) to which section 27(3) of the said Act of 1981 applies.

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