S.I. No. 148/1950 - Game Birds Protection Order, 1950.


S.I. No. 148 of 1950.

GAME BIRDS PROTECTION ORDER, 1950.

I, SE?N MAC EOIN, Minister for Justice, being satisfied that the species of game birds mentioned in the first column of the First Schedule to this Order and all game birds in the area mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Order are in need of special protection, do hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by subsection (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, 1950.

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 First Schedule to this Order is hereby 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.

4. The killing or taking of game birds in the area mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Order is hereby prohibited during the period (other than and in addition to the annual close season for such game birds) of one year from the making of this Order.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Species

Period of Protection

Area of Protection

Hen Pheasant

From the 1st day of October, 1950, to the 31st day of January, 1951, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Cock Pheasant

From the 1st day of October, 1950 to the 31st day of October, 1950, both days inclusive

The whole country

Partridge

From the 1st day of October, 1950, to the 31st day of January, 1951, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Woodcock

From the 15th day of February, 1951, to the 28th day of February, 1951, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Quail

From the 12th day of August, 1950, to the 28th day of February, 1951, both days inclusive.

The whole country

Landrail

From the 12th day of August, 1950, to the 28th day of February, 1951, both days inclusive.

The whole country

SECOND SCHEDULE

The North Bull Island, Dollymount, in the County Borough of Dublin.

The area within an imaginary line drawn from the south-eastern end of the Bull Wall, proceeding along the north-eastern side of the Bull Wall until it reaches Clontarf Road, then turning north-east along the south-eastern side of Clontarf Road to a point 533 yards west of Sutton crossroads, then following the coast line in a south-easterly direction to a point 633 yards south-east of Sutton Cross where it reaches Strand Road, then continuing in a south-easterly and southerly direction along the coast side of Strand Road to the southern end of Martello Terrace, then leaving the road and continuing south along the coast line to a point 87 yards south of the Martello tower, thence going direct to the south eastern end of the Bull Wall.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 31st day of May, 1950.

(Sgd.) SEAN MAC EOIN,

Minister for Justice.