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Hare Coursing

Question for Home Office

UIN 180275, tabled on 16 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps his Department is taking to tackle hare coursing.

Answered on

24 October 2018

The police have a range of powers to tackle hare coursing through the game acts and the Hunting Act 2004. My officials have engaged with affected police forces on the issue of hare coursing. However, decisions on how the available powers are used are operational matters for the police.

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