S.I. No. 115/1948 - Game Birds Protection Order, 1948.


S.I. No. 115 of 1948.

GAME BIRDS PROTECTION ORDER, 1948.

I, SE?N MAC EOIN, Minister for Justice, being satisfied that the species of game birds mentioned in the first column of the Schedule to this Order are in special need of protection, do hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sub-section (1) of Section 6 of the Game Preservation Act, 1930 (No. 11 of 1930), as adapted in consequence of the enactment of the Constitution, order as follows :—

1. This Order may be cited as the Game Birds Protection Order, 1948.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to this Order.

3. The killing or taking of each of the species of game birds mentioned in the first column of the Schedule to this Order is prohibited for the period mentioned in the second column of the said Schedule, within the area mentioned in the third column of the said Schedule, opposite the mention in the said first column of such species of game birds.

SCHEDULE.

Species

Period of Protection

Area of Protection

Hen Pheasant

From the 1st day of October, 1948, to the 31st day of January, 1949, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Partridge

From the 1st day of October, 1948, to the 31st day of January, 1949, both days inclusive.

The County of Cork

Woodcock

From the 15th day of February, 1949, to the 28th day of February, 1949, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Quail

From the 12th day of August, 1948, to the 28th day of February, 1949, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Landrail

From the 12th day of August, 1948, to the 28th day of February, 1949, both days inclusive.

The whole country

GIVEN under my Official Seal this 25th day of March, 1948.

(Signed) SE?N MAC EOIN,

Minister for Justice.