Earlier decision to block association is overturned following legal challenge.
Decision sensible and workable, says BASC.
Association highlights contact with government and pledges to be part of any legal challenge.
New licences will come into force on 1 April 2020 and follow on from an SNH consultation and review.
Please email Natural England with your views on proposals to radically change the English general licences – which give the authority for activities such as pigeon shooting. The consultation closes on the 19th May.
Scottish Natural Heritage has made last minute changes to the Scottish general licenses that will take effect from 1st January 2014. BASC is challenging the process and one of the decisions.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is proposing to make changes to the Scottish general licenses that would take effect from 1st January 2014. BASC recommends that no changes be made until 2015 due to the lateness of the consultation and the poorly developed proposals therein. The consultation closes on 18th November and a decision may not be announced until 15th December.