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Illegal Fox Hunts

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps his Department is taking to prevent illegal fox hunts. (107677)

Enforcement of the Hunting Act 2004 is a matter for the police and the prosecuting authorities. The police have made it clear that they will enforce the Hunting Act 2004 and the Association of Chief Police Officers has issued guidance for police forces on the practical aspects of doing so.