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Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 1996

Question for Home Office

UIN 129063, tabled on 22 February 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) arrests and (b) convictions were made relating to offences committed under the Wild Mammals Protection Act 1996 in the last two years for which figures are available.

Answered on

1 March 2018

The Home Office collects and publishes data on the number of arrests for notifiable offences on a financial year basis. The Home Office collects and publishes these data at the offence group level, for example, ‘Sexual offences’ or ‘Miscellaneous crimes against society’. More detailed information on the specific offence or the act under which the individual is arrested is not collected.

Data on the number of arrests are published in the ‘Police Powers and Procedures, England and Wales’ statistical bulletin, which can be accessed here:

Information on convictions is the responsibility of the Ministry of Justice.

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