Updated to 23 October 2019 (Act No. 35 of 2019 and S.I. No. 528 of 2019)

Wildlife Act 1976
No. 39 of 1976

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 1 June 1977 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Commencement) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 154 of 1977), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Am. S.I. No. 254 of 1986, reg. 3
Application restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 9(10), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 254 of 1986, regs. 1(2), 3
Def. of "heritage site" am. 14/2005, s.29 (3) (d) (4)
Saving for. 13/1984, s.12 (b)
  38/2000, ss. 2, 4
Transfer of certain functions under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 192 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(1) & sch., pt. 1
  S.I. No. 356 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4 & schedule, pt. 1
  S.I. No. 156 of 1987, art. 4
  S.I. No. 96 of 1987, art. 4
  S.I. No. 81 of 1987, art 4
  S.I. No. 443 of 1994, art. 4
  S.I. No. 207 of 1990
  S.I. No. 30 of 1977
S. 2 amended S.I. No. 411 of 2019, reg. 2(a)
  8/2006, s. 93(3)
  S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(a)
  38/2000, ss. 2, 6 (1) (a) - (q)
S. 2(3) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 6 (2)
S. 3 non-application of S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 3(7)
S. 3(1)(d) application restricted 38/2000, ss. 2, 16 (5)
  S.I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 4(1)(2)(c)
S. 7 rep. 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
Ss. 8(1A), (1B) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 7
S. 9, s. 38/2000, ss. 2, 8
S. 9(5) inserted S. I. No. 378 of 2005, reg. 2(1)
S. 9(5) substituted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(28)
S. 9(5) amended S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(5)
Pt. 2 (ss. 11-44), saving for. 38/2000, ss. 2, 59
S. 11(2)(bb) inserted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(24)
S. 11(2)(bc) inserted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(24)
S. 11(2)(bd) inserted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(24)
S. 11(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 9 (a)
S. 11(4), inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 9 (b)
S. 12(2) (3) appl. 38/2000, ss. 2, 24 (1)
S. 12(3) (b) rep. 38/2000, ss. 2, 24 (2)
S. 13 rep. 4/1995, s.4
S. 14 am. 10/2011, ss. 1(2), 6 & 59
S. 14(7), rep. with conds. 2/1999, s.197, sch. 6, col. 3
S. 15 nature reserve declared and established S.I. No. 58 of 1994, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 116 of 1994, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 315 of 1993, arts. 1(2), 2(1)
  S.I. No. 314 of 1993, arts. 1(2), 2(1)
  S.I. No. 350 of 1992, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 173 of 1991, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 172 of 1991, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 171 of 1991, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 10 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 9 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 8 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 6 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 5 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 108 of 1989, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 107 of 1989, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 106 of 1989, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 235 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 234 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 233 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 231 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 280 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 279 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 228 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 227 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 226 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 420 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 419 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 418 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 417 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 416 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 415 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 414 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 346 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 345 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 344 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 343 of 1986, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 384 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 383 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 382 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 381 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 380 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 379 of 1985, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 379 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 378 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 377 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 376 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 375 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 374 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 200 of 1983, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 381 of 1982, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 380 of 1982, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 379 of 1982, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 378 of 1982, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 207 of 1981, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 206 of 1981, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 205 of 1981, arts. 1(2), 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 389 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 388 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 387 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 386 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 178 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 177 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
S. 15(2) transfer of certain functions under S. I. No. 91 of 1987, art. 4, sch.
S. 15(2)(a) amended S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(25)
S. 15(2)(a) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 26 (a)
S. 15(5) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 26 (b)
S. 16 nature reserve recognised under S.I. No. 86 of 2004, art. 2 & annex map
  S.I. No. 7 of 1990, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 111 of 1989, N/A
  S.I. No. 110 of 1989, N/A
  S.I. No. 109 of 1989, N/A
  S.I. No. 236 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 232 of 1988, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 231 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 230 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
  S.I. No. 229 of 1987, arts. 1(2), 2
S. 16(1)(a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 27 (a)
S. 16(3) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 27 (b)
S. 17(1) amended S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(26)
S. 17(1) (4) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 28 (a) (b)
S. 17(9)(a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 28 (c)
S. 17(12) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 28 (d)
S. 18 application extended S.I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 12(2)
S. 20 derogation S. I. No. 481 of 2010, reg. 5(1)
S. 21 protected species of flora specified S.I. No. 356 of 2015, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 94 of 1999, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 274 of 1987, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 338 of 1980, art. 2, schedule
S. 21 derogation S. I. No. 481 of 2010, reg. 5(1)
S. 21 application restricted S.I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 25(1)
Ss. 21(3)(a), (b) application modified S.I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 21, sch. 1
Ss. 21(3)(a), (b) appl. as if substit. S. I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 21
Ss. 21(3)(a), (b) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 29 (a)
S. 21(3)(b) substituted S. I. No. 378 of 2005, reg. 2(2)
S. 21(5)(a) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 29 (b)
Ss. 21(6)(a), (b) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 29 (c)
S. 21(7) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 29 (d)
S. 21(8) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 29 (e)
S. 22 derogation S. I. No. 481 of 2010, reg. 5(1)
S. 22 section applied to bird specified S.I. No. 283 of 1980, regs. 2, 3
S. 22(5) amended S. I. No. 397 of 1985, reg. 3
S. 22(5) restricted S. I. No. 481 of 2010, reg. 4(4)
S. 22(5)(f) substituted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(c)
S. 22(5)(h) substituted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(d)
S. 22(5)(i) (ii) (iii) (v) (vi) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 30 (a)
S. 22(5)(iv), par. del. 38/2000, ss. 2, 30 (a) (iv)
S. 22(5)(c) substituted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(b)
S. 22(9)(d) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 30 (b) (i)
S. 22(9)(d) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 30 (b) (ii)
S. 23 section applied to animal specified S.I. No. 282 of 1980, regs. 2, 3
S. 23(5)(d) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 31 (a)
S. 23(6) costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 23(6) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 31 (b)
S. 23(7) restricted S. I. No. 481 of 2010, reg. 4(4)
Ss. 23(7), (9) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 31 (c) (d)
S. 23(7A) inserted S. I. No. 378 of 2005, reg. 2(3)
S. 23A inserted 19/2010, s. 3
S. 24(2) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 33
S. 25 species and related matters specified S.I. No. 331 of 1998, art. 3, schedule
  S.I. No. 240 of 1977, art. 2, schedule
S. 25(2) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 34
S. 26 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 26(1) rep. 19/2010, s. 2
S. 26(1)(i) rep. 38/2000, ss. 2, 35
S. 28(2) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 37
S. 29 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 29, s. 20/2000, ss. 4, 8 (3)
S. 29(1) application extended 20/2000, ss. 2 (11), 8 (3)
S. 29(3) application rstricted 32/1998, ss. 2, 4 (4) (5)
S. 29(5)(a) amended 19/2010, s. 4(a)
Ss. 29(5), (b) application extended 20/2000, ss. 2 (12), 8 (3)
S. 29(5A) inserted 19/2010, s. 4(b)
S. 29(5A)(b)(ii) amended 29/2012, s. 1
S. 29(7) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl. 2, forms 89.1, 89.2, sch. C
S. 30 substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 38
S. 31(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 39(a)
S. 31(4) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 39(b)
Ss. 32(1), (2) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 40(a)
S. 32(3) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 40(b)
S. 32(3) subsection inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 40(c)
Sd. 33(1)-(4) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 41
S. 34 traps, snares and nets approved under. S. I. No. 620 of 2003, reg. 3
  S.I. No. 307 of 1977, reg. 2
Ss. 34(1)(a), (b), (c) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (a)
S. 34(2)(b) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (b)
S. 34(3)(a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (c) (i)
S. 34(3)(c) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (c) (ii)
Ss. 34(3), (d) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (c) (iii)
Ss. 34(4), (a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (d)
S. 34(4) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (e)
S. 34(6) applied S. I. No. 620 of 2003, regs. 3, 4
  S.I. No. 307 of 1977, reg. 3
S. 34(6), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (f)
S. 34(7), ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 42 (g)
S. 35(1)(a) (b), pars. substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (a) (i)
S. 35(1)(c) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (a) (ii)
S. 35(1)(d), par. substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (a) (iii)
S. 35(3)(a), par. substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (b) (i)
S. 35(3)(b) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (b) (ii)
S. 35(4), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 43 (c)
S. 36(1) (2) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 44 (a) (b)
S. 36(4), ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 44 (c)
S. 38, s. 38/2000, ss. 2, 45
S. 39(6) substit. 31/2014, ss. 1(3), 31(2)
S. 40 restricted S.I. No. 355 of 2015, regs. 1(4), 12
  S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 39(8)
  S. I. No. 293 of 2010, regs. 1(3), 13(7)
S. 40(1), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 46 (a)
S. 40(2)(c) (e), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 46 (b) (c)
S. 40(2), add. 38/2000, ss. 2, 46 (d)
S. 40(2)(cc) amended 10/2010, ss. 5(2), 8 (3) (a), sch. 2 , pt. 2
S. 40(2)(cc) transfer of functions 10/2010, ss. 5(2), 8, sch. 2 , pt. 2
S. 41(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 47
S. 42(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 48 (a)
S. 42(1), ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 48 (b)
S. 42(4) (5) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 48 (c) (d)
S. 42(6), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 48 (e)
S. 42(7) rep. 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
S. 43(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 49
S. 44 recognised bodies declared S.I. No. 335 of 1977, regs. 2, 4
S. 44(1)(c), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 50 (a)
S. 44(2) amended 15/2018, s. 9(a)(ii)
  19/2010, s. 5(b), (c)
S. 44(2) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 50 (c)
S. 44(2)(b), par. inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 50 (b)
S. 44(2)(c) amended 19/2010, s. 5(a)
S. 44(7) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 50 (d)
S. 45 application modified S.I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 22, sch. 1
S. 45 amended S. I. No. 397 of 1985, reg. 3
S. 45(1), appl. with mod. S. I. No. 94 of 1997, reg. 22
S. 45(1), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (a)
  S. I. No. 378 of 2005, reg. 2(4)
  S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(e)(i)
S. 45(1) am. S.I. No 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 56(6)
S. 45(2) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (b)
S. 45(3) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (c)
S. 45(7) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (d)
S. 45(7) substituted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(e)(ii)
S. 45(8) substituted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(e)(iii)
Ss. 45(8)(a), (b) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (e)
S. 45(9) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (f)
S. 45(10) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (g)
S. 45(11), del. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (h)
S. 45(11), (12), (13) inserted S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(e)(iv)
S. 45(13), ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 51 (i)
S. 46, ctnc. of regs. made under 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (2)
S. 46(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (a)
S. 46(3)(c) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (b) (i)
S. 46(3)(d) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (b) (ii)
S. 46(3)(f) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (b) (iii)
S. 46(3)(g) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (b) (iv)
S. 46(5) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 52 (1) (c)
S. 48, s. 38/2000, ss. 2, 53
S. 48(1) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl. 3, forms 89.3, 89.4, sch. C
S. 48(7) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl. 4, form 89.5, sch. C
S. 49(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 54
S. 51(1)(c) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 55 (a)
S. 51, saving for. 38/2000, ss. 2, 59
S. 51(2)(a) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 55 (b)
S. 51(3) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 55 (c)
S. 51(4), add. 38/2000, ss. 2, 55 (d)
S. 52(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (i)
S. 52(1)(a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (ii)
S. 52(1)(c) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (iii)
S. 52(1)(dd), par. ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (iv)
S. 52(1)(f) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (v)
S. 52(1)(g) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (a) (vi)
S. 52(1A) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (b)
Ss. 52(1A)(a), (b) designation for the purposes under S.I. No. 375 of 2001, arts. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
S. 52(4A) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (c)
S. 52(6) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (d)
S. 52(7) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (d)
S. 52(8) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 56 (d)
S. 53(1) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (a) (i)
S. 53(1) inserted 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (b)
Ss. 53(1)(a), (b), (c) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (a) (ii) (iii) (iv)
S. 53(1)(d), par. ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (v)
Ss. 53(1)(e), (f), (g) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (a) (vi) (vii) (viii)
Ss. 53(1A)(a), (b) designation for purposes under S.I. No. 375 of 2001, arts. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
S. 53(4) amended 24/1983, s.8 (1), sch. 4, pt. 1
S. 53(4) substituted 38/2000, ss. 2, 57 (c)
S. 53A, new s. 38/2000, ss. 2, 58
S. 53B inserted S.I. No. 411 of 2019, reg. 2(b)
S. 55, transfer of functions under S. I. No. 353 of 1988, art. 4
  S. I. No. 61 of 1995, sch.
S. 55 information prescribed S.I. No. 29 of 1978, reg. 4(1)
S. 55(2)(b), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 14 (a)
S. 55(3) forms prescribed and application extended S.I. No. 29 of 1978, reg. 3, schedule
S. 55(8), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 14 (b)
S. 56(1), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 60
S. 58(3) (4), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 61
S. 59(1)(c) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 62 (a) (i)
S. 59(1)(c), par. ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 62 (a) (ii)
S. 59(2) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 62 (b)
S. 59(3), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 62 (c)
S. 60 repealed 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
S. 61 repealed 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
S. 63(1)-(4) repealed 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
S. 63(1)-(4), trans. of functns. under. S. I. No. 353 of 1988, art. 4
  S. I. No. 61 of 1995, sch.
S. 68 rep. 38/2000, ss. 2, 5 (c)
S. 68(5) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl.9, forms 89.12, 89.13, sch. C
S. 69(3)(b), par. ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 63 (a)
S. 69(3)(c) substituted 15/2018, s. 9(b)(i)
S. 69(5) (6) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 63 (b) (c) (d)
S. 69(7), add. 38/2000, ss. 2, 63 (e)
S. 69(7B) inserted 15/2018, s. 9(b)(ii)
S. 70(2) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 64 (a)
S. 70(3), ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 64 (b)
S. 72, saving for. 38/2000, ss. 2, 66
S. 72(1) (2), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (a)
S. 72(2) substituted 15/2018, s. 9(c)
S. 72(2)(b) amended 19/2010, s. 6
S. 72(2A) substituted 15/2018, s. 9(c)
S. 72(3) substituted 15/2018, s. 9(c)
S. 72(3) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (b) (i) (ii)
S. 72(3)(a) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (b) (iii)
S. 72(3)(d), pars. ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (b) (iv)
S. 72(4) amended 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (c)
S. 72(7), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 65 (d)
S. 73 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl. 10, forms 89.14, 89.15, 89.16, sch. C
S. 73(1), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 67
S. 73(2)(iia) inserted 15/2018, s. 9(d)
S. 74 substituted 15/2018, s. 10(1)
S. 74(1) amended 19/2010, s. 7(a)(i)
  38/2000, ss. 2, 68 (a)
S. 74(1)(a) amended 19/2010, s. 7(a)(ii)
S. 74(1)(b) amended 19/2010, s. 7(a)(iii)
S. 74(1)(c) amended 19/2010, s. 7(a)(iv)
S. 74(2) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 68 (b)
S. 74(2)(a) am. 19/2010, s. 7(b)(i)
S. 74(2)(b) am. 19/2010, s. 7(b)(ii)
S. 74(3), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 68 (c)
S. 74(3), add. 38/2000, ss. 2, 68 (d)
S. 74(3)(i) am. 19/2010, s. 7(c)(i)
S. 74(3)(ii) am. 19/2010, s. 7(c)(ii)
S. 74(3A)(a) am. 19/2010, s. 7(d)(i)
S. 74(3A)(b) am. 19/2010, s. 7(d)(ii)
S. 74(4) substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 68 (e)
S. 74A inserted 15/2018, s. 10(1)
S. 75(1)(a) am. 19/2010, s. 8
S. 76(1), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 69 (a)
S. 76(1), am. with saving. 15/2002, ss. 1 (2), 13, 14, schedule 2, pts. 1, 2
S. 76(1) 32/2013, ss. 1(3), 15, schedule pt. 2 item 4
  32/2013, ss. 1(3), 14, schedule pt. 1 item 1
S. 76(4), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 69 (b)
S. 76(5) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 69 (c)
S. 77 am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 70
S. 77 form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl. 7, forms 89.6, 89.7, 89.8, sch. C
S. 78(1) (b) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 71 (a)
S. 78(2), substit. 38/2000, ss. 2, 71 (b)
S. 78(3) am. 38/2000, ss. 2, 71 (c)
S. 78(3) ins. 38/2000, ss. 2, 71 (d)
S. 78(5), (6), (7) del. 38/2000, ss. 2, 71 (e)
S. 78(5) form prescribed S.I. No. 93 of 1997, ord. 89, rl.8, forms 89.9, 89.10, 89.11, sch. C
S. 78(7) form prescribed S.I. No. 210 of 1977, art. 2, schedule
Sch. am. S. I. No. 397 of 1985, reg. 3
Sch. 3 amended S.I. No. 397 of 1985, regs. 1(2), 3(f)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 8 Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 39 of 2011)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 613 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 598 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 582 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 6 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 2 of 2010)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 220 of 1996)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 219 of 1996)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 304 of 1995)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 249 of 1995)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 255 of 1993)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 233 of 1992)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 268 of 1991)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 221 of 1989)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 307 of 1986)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 346 of 1985)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 27) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 12 of 1985)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 283 of 1984)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Birds of Prey) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 8 of 1984)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 266 of 1982)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 229 of 1980)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Acquisition of Land) Regulations 1978 (S.I. No. 29 of 1978)
S. 8(2) Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 402 of 2012)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 398 of 2012)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 346 of 2008)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 27 of 2008)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 550 of 2005)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 280 of 2000)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 332 of 1998)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 331 of 1998)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 306 of 1986)
S. 13 Wildlife Advosry Council Order 1978 (S.I. No. 79 of 1978)
S. 15 Nature Reserve (Clochar na gCon) Establishment Order 1999 (S.I. No. 310 of 1999)
  Nature Reserve (Cummeragh River Bog) Establishment Order 1994 (S.I. No. 116 of 1994)
  Nature Reserve (Knocksink Wood) Establishment Order 1994 (S.I. No. 58 of 1994)
  Nature Reserve (Kilcolman Bog) Recognition Order 1993 (S.I. No. 315 of 1993)
  Nature Reserve (Kilcolman Bog) Establishment Order 1993 (S.I. No. 314 of 1993)
  Nature Reserve (Scragh Bog) Establishment Order 1992 (S.I. No. 350 of 1992)
  Nature Reserve (Redwood Bog) Establishment Order 1991 (S.I. No. 173 of 1991)
  Nature Reserve (Glengarriff) Establishment Order 1991 (S.I. No. 172 of 1991)
  Nature Reserve (Leam West) Establishment Order 1991 (S.I. No. 171 of 1991)
  Nature Reserve (Castlemaine Harbour) Establishment Order 1990 (S.I. No. 10 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Meenachullion) Establishment Order 1990 (S.I. No. 9 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Balleyteige Burrow) Establishment Order 1990 (S.I. No. 8 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Knockmoyle/Sheskin) Establishment Order 1990 (S.I. No. 6 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Easkey Bog) Establishment Order 1990 (S.I. No. 5 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Great Skellig) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 235 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Fiddown Island) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 234 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Baldoyle Estuary) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 233 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (North Bull Island) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 231 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Lough Nambrackdarrig) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 73 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Lough Yganavan) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 72 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Rogerstown Estuary) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 71 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Derkmore Wood) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 70 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Glenealo Valley) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 69 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Glendalough) Establishment Order 1988 (S.I. No. 68 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (Raheenmore Bog) Establishment Order 1987 (S.I. No. 280 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Ballyteigue Burrow) Establishment Order 1987 (S.I. No. 279 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Puffin Island) Establishment Order 1987 (S.I. No. 228 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Lough Barra Bog) Establishment Order 1987 (S.I. No. 227 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Clara Bog) Establishment Order 1987 (S.I. No. 226 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Mount Brandon) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 420 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Eirk Bog) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 419 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Ballyteige) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 418 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve Ballygilgan (Lissadel) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 417 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Owenboy) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 416 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Knockmoyle/Sheskin) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 415 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Pollardstown Fen) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 414 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Keelhilla, Slievecarran) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 346 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Ballyarr Wood) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 345 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Duntally Wood) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 344 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Rathmullan Wood) Establishment Order 1986 (S.I. No. 343 of 1986)
  Nature Reserve (Capel Island and Knockadoon Head) Recognition Order 1985 (S.I. No. 384 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Timahoe Esker) Establishment Order 1985 (S.I. No. 383 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Slieve Bloom Mountains) Establishment Order 1985 (S.I. No. 382 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Capel Island and Knockadoon Head) Establishment Order 1985 (S.I. No. 381 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Richmond Esker) Establishment Order 1985 (S.I. No. 380 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Dromore) Establishment Order 1985 (S.I. No. 379 of 1985)
  Nature Reserve (Pettigo Plateau) Establishment Order 1984 (S.I. No. 334 of 1984)
  Nature Reserve (Oldhead Wood) Establishment Order 1984 (S.I. No. 333 of 1984)
  Nature Reserve (Coole-Garryland) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 379 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Ballynastaig Wood) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 378 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Pollnaknockaun Wood) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 377 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Derrycrag Wood) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 376 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Rosturra Wood) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 375 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Vale of Clara) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 374 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (The Raven) Establishment Order 1983 (S.I. No. 200 of 1983)
  Nature Reserve (Deputy's Pass) Establishment Order 1982 (S.I. No. 381 of 1982)
  Nature Reserve (Uragh Wood) Establishment Order 1982 (S.I. No. 380 of 1982)
  Nature Reserve (Coolacurragh Wood) Establishment Order 1982 (S.I. No. 379 of 1982)
  Nature Reserve (Grantstown Wood and Granston Lough) Establishment Order 1982 (S.I. No. 378 of 1982)
  Nature Reserve (Lough Hyne) Establishment Order 1981 (S.I. No. 206 of 1981)
  Nature Reserve (Wexford Wildfowl Reserve) Establishment Order 1981 (S.I. No. 205 of 1981)
  Nature Reserve (Garryrickin) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 389 of 1980)
  Nature Reserve (Kyleadohir) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 388 of 1980)
  Nature Reserve (Caher (Murphy)) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 387 of 1980)
  Nature Reserve (Ballykeefe) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 386 of 1980)
  Nature Reserve (Glen of the Downs) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 178 of 1980)
  Nature Reserve (Derryclare) Establishment Order 1980 (S.I. No. 177 of 1980)
S. 16 Nature Reserve (Newcastle Lough) Recognition Order 2018 (S.I. No. 602 of 2018)
  Nature Reserve (Fenor Bog) Recognition Order 2004 (S.I. No. 86 of 2004)
  Nature Reserve (Sheheree Bog) Recognition Order 1990 (S.I. No. 7 of 1990)
  Nature Reserve (Derrycunihy Wood) Recognition Order 1989 (S.I. No. 111 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Derrymore Island) Recognition Order 1989 (S.I. No. 110 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Tearaght Island) Recognition Order 1989 (S.I. No. 109 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Tearaght Island) Establishment Order 1989 (S.I. No. 108 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Knockomagh Wood) Establishment Order 1989 (S.I. No. 107 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Tralee Bay) Establishment Order 1989 (S.I. No. 106 of 1989)
  Nature Reserve (Little Skellig) Recognition Order 1988 (S.I. No. 236 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (North Bull Island) Recognition Order 1988 (S.I. No. 232 of 1988)
  Nature Reserve (The Gearagh) Recognition Order 1987 (S.I. No. 231 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Mongan Bog) Recognition Order 1987 (S.I. No. 230 of 1987)
  Nature Reserve (Puffin Island) Recognition Order 1987 (S.I. No. 229 of 1987)
S. 17 Refuge for Fauna (Cow Rock) Designation Order 1991 (S.I. No. 237 of 1991)
  Refuge for Fauna (Bull Rock) Designation Order 1991 (S.I. No. 236 of 1991)
  Refuge for Fauna (Old Head of Kinsale) Designation Order 1989 (S.I. No. 11 of 1989)
  Refuge For Fauna (Rockabill Island) Designation Order 1988 (S.I. No. 100 of 1988)
  Refuge For Fauna (Horn Head) Designation Order 1988 (S.I. No. 99 of 1988)
  Refuge For Fauna (Cliffs of Moher) Designation Order 1988 (S.I. No. 98 of 1988)
  Refuge for Fauna (Lady's Island) Designation Order 1988 (S.I. No. 23 of 1988)
S. 21 Flora (Protection) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 365 of 2015)
  Flora (Protection) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 94 of 1999)
  Flora (Protection) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 274 of 1987)
  Flora (Protection) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 338 of 1980)
S. 22 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Protection of Bullfinches) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 283 of 1980)
S. 23 Wildlife Act 1976 (Protection of Wild Animals) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 112 of 1990)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Protection of Wild Animals) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 282 of 1980)
S. 24 Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 332 of 1998)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 363 of 1997)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 220 of 1996)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 219 of 1996)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 304 of 1995)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 249 of 1995)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 255 of 1993)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 233 of 1992)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 268 of 1991)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 221 of 1989)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 307 of 1986)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 347 of 1985)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 346 of 1985)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 283 of 1984)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 266 of 1982)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 229 of 1980)
  Wildlife (Wild Birds) (Open Seasons) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 192 of 1979)
  Wild Birds (Open Seasons) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 201 of 1978)
  Wild Birds (Open Seasons) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 243 of 1977)
S. 25 Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 27 of 2008)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2008 (S.I. No. 346 of 2008)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 331 of 1998)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 306 of 1986)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 193 of 1979)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 202 of 1978)
  Wildlife (Wild Mammals) (Open Seasons) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 240 of 1977)
S. 27 Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 613 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 598 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (No. 2) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 582 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 6 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Temporary Suspension of Open Season) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 2 of 2010)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 27) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 11 of 1985)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 27) (No. 2) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 15 of 1982)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 27) Order 1982 (S.I. No. 3 of 1982)
S. 33(4) Wildlife Act, 1976 (Firearms and Ammunition) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 239 of 1977)
S. 34(4) Wildlife Act 1976 (Approved Traps, Snares and Nets) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 620 of 2003)
  Wildlife Act 1976 (Approved Traps, Snares and Nets) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 307 of 1977)
S. 41 Wildlife Act 1976 (Birds of Prey) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 8 of 1984)
S. 44 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 44) (Recognised Bodies) Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 233 of 1980)
  Wildlife Act, 1976 (Section 44) (Recognised Bodies) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 335 of 1977)
S. 46 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Wildlife Dealing) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 253 of 1977)
S. 52 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Control of Importation of Wild Animals and Wild Birds) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 296 of 1989)
S. 52(1A) Wildlife (Import and Export of Fauna and Flora) (Designation of Ports and Airports) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 377 of 2011)
  Wildlife (Import and Export of Fauna and Flora) (Designation of Ports and Airports) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 375 of 2001)
S. 53 Wildlife Act, 1976 (Control of Export of Fauna) Regulations 1979 (S.I. No. 235 of 1979)
S. 53(1A) Wildlife (Import and Export of Fauna and Flora) (Designation of Ports and Airports) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 377 of 2011)
  Wildlife (Import and Export of Fauna and Flora) (Designation of Ports and Airports) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 375 of 2001)
S. 59 Nature Reserve (Lough Hyne) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 207 of 1981)
S. 78(7) Wildlife Act, 1976 (Certificate of Peace Commissioner) Regulations 1977 (S.I. No. 210 of 1977)