Game Preservation Act, 1930

Purchase of game from unlicensed persons.

26.—(1) Every person who shall, after the expiration of two months from the commencement of this Act, purchase any game from any person who is neither the holder of a game dealer's licence nor the holder of a firearm certificate the excise duty in respect of which is two pounds, shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.

(2) This section shall not apply to a responsible officer of a recognised coursing club purchasing hares under an authority in that behalf conferred by this Act.