Hunting of Wild Mammals Bill

Bill Number: Bill 43/17-22

Bill Type: Non-Executive

Bill Sponsor: John Blair, MLA

The Hunting of Wild Mammals Bill is:

A Bill to prohibit hunting wild mammals with dogs; to prohibit trail hunting; to prohibit terrier work; and for connected purposes.


Stages of a Bill

Bill StageDate Completed / StatusAll Associated documents and links
Stage 1First Stage 9 November 2021

Bill as Introduced (HTML) (PDF)

Explanatory and Financial Memorandum (HTML) (PDF)

Official Report - 9 November 2021

Stage 2Second Stage

Bill failed to pass Second Stage on 21 September 2021

Official Report - 6 December 2021 
Committee StageCommittee Stage    
Consideration StageConsideration Stage    
Further Consideration StageFurther Consideration Stage    
Final StageFinal Stage    
Royal AssentRoyal Assent    

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