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PROTECTION OF BADGERS ACT 1992 – TB CONTROL

Notice ID: MF0265720

Notice effective from
15th March 2018 to 14th April 2018

PROTECTION OF BADGERS ACT 1992 – TB CONTROL
Notification of an application for a licence to cull
badgers for the purpose of preventing the spread of
bovine TB under section 10(2)(a) of the Protection of
Badgers Act 1992.
Notice is hereby given that Natural England has received
applications and/or expressions of interest for licences to
cull badgers in the county of Oxfordshire.
This Notice gives the public Opportunity to Comment (OTC)
on the potential impacts to their business or livelihoods if a
licence application were successful. The OTC is not seeking
comments on the Government’s overall policy on bTB
and badger control, a public consultation on which
has previously been held. If you would like to comment
on the policy, please contact DEFRA by emailing:
defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Anyone may submit information they consider Natural England
should be aware of when determining this application via
completing an online survey. On our website, you can find
frequently submitted comments received in the past and their
relevant responses. Please read these fully prior to writing
to Natural England otherwise your comment may not be
considered. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/ and search for
“Bovine TB 2018: comment on a badger control licence” to
submit your response form. Alternatively, you can download
the survey from the above website and post your comments
to Natural England, BM 6283, London WC1N 3XX. We will take
account of any representations received after the deadline
and before any decision to grant a licence is made which
arise from a change in personal circumstances or new local
considerations after the deadline. A summary of the responses
to this Opportunity to Comment will be published on GOV.UK.

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