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Protecting Waterfowl from Lead Shot in Wetlands in Northern Ireland

The Department of the Environment has recently published new regulations to protect waterfowl from lead shot. The Environmental Protection (Restriction on the use of Lead Shot) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2009 (S.R. 2009.168) comes into effect on the 1st September 2009.Protecting Waterfowl from Lead in Wetlands  to view or download your own copy of the guidelines

 

 

The Department of the Environment has recently published new regulations to protect waterfowl from lead shot. The Environmental Protection (Restriction on the use of Lead Shot) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2009 (S.R. 2009.168) comes into effect on the 1st September 2009. The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist the shooting community to understand the regulations, and where and how they apply.
 
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