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Hunting Ban `Not A True` Act Of Parliament

Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Legislation designed to ban hunting with dogs in England and Wales "is not truly an Act of Parliament", the High Court has been told. Opening a constitutional challenge on behalf of the Countryside Alliance, Sir Sydney Kentridge, QC, argues that "what is called the Hunting Act 2004" had been passed under the Parliament Act 1949, which itself was invalid.

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