licencing of Sporrans

George Watt

Message 49537 · 24 Aug 2007 12:15:17 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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But does this apply to genetically modified sporrans!

Check European directive SF 5180-OK

George Watt.
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>From: Angus Henry <xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xx.xxx>
>Reply-To: SCD news and discussion <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
>To: "Strathspey.Server and discussion" <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
>Subject: licencing of Sporrans
>Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 14:24:22 +0930
>
>A recent thread reported legislation against traditionally made sporrans,
>in Scotland.
>
>The following gives re-assurance to at least some of us.
>
>QUOTE:
>Dear Mr Henry,
>
>New legislation, introduced on the 15th February 2007, has made it a legal
>requirement to have a licence to possess live or dead specimens /
>derivatives of any wild animal listed on AnnexIV(a) of the Habitats
>Directive, such as Eurasian Otter, Wildcat or Bat, not as was erroneously
>reported in the newspapers to Eurasian Badger, Common Seal, Grey Seal,
>Deer, Hedgehogs and Moles. The law in relation to these species has not
>changed at all.
>
>Therefore, you will not require to apply for a licence for your seal skin
>sporrans.
>
>Regards,
>
>Jonathan.
>
>
>
>Jonathan Ferguson
>
>Landscapes and Habitats Division
>
>Rural Directorate
>
>Scottish Executive
>
>
>Angus
>
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