CLA75 - Badgers and the law

This handbook deals with the protection of the European badger (Meles meles) in England and Wales. It covers:

  • the general nature and behaviour of badgers;
  • the system of legal protection badgers and their setts enjoy;
  • licences to permit otherwise unlawful activities under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and how to apply;
  • solving problems caused by badgers without a licence;
  • badgers and development;
  • enforcement of the law.

To order this handbook:

telephone 020 7460 7969 - please have your membership and credit card numbers to hand;


go to the CLA online shop.

Price for members: £29 - Price for non-members: £129 

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