§ 17AClause 9, page 10, line 41, after any "insert" live or dead".
§ 18Clause 9, page 11, leave out lines 2 to 4.
19Clause 9, page 11, line 5, at end insert—
'(2A) A person shall not be guilty of an offence under subsection (2) if he shows that—
§ The Earl of Avon
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 17A, 18 and 19. The three amendments make identical provision in Clause 9 as did Commons Amendments Nos. 1, 2 and 3 to Clause 1. They provide defences for people charged with possession of an illegally killed or taken wild animal.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said amendments.
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.