HC Deb 13 December 2000 vol 359 c174W
Mr. Peter Atkinson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions there have been since the enactment of the Wild Mammals Protection Act 1996. [141633]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

Available information, taken from the Home Office Court Proceedings Database, on the number of prosecutions there have been under the Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996, is given in the table.

Number of persons prosecuted for offences under the Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996 England and Wales 1997–99
Year Prosecutions
1997 7
1998 8
1999 1
1 Nil return