Sachsen – law amendment adopted – German hunting newspaper


5. February 2018 57


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    Time waivers for sows, it is against the Background of the ASP already in some States. Now the country is changed in Saxony hunting act.

    Already last Wednesday, it was a done deal: The deputies in the Saxon Parliament voted for an Amendment to the state hunting law. All adopted Changes, however, occur only after publication of the law in the official Gazette. When this will happen is yet unclear.

    The threat of African swine fever for an Amendment to the state hunting law in Saxony (photo: Peter Diekmann)

    The Changes in detail:

    – The prohibition of the practice of Hunting using firearms with sound is deleted dampers. Furthermore, the acquisition and possession of silencers in a weapons permit by the competent weapon authorities require.

    – The Saxon state Ministry for environment and agriculture. fishing hunting sows at the onset of the ASP in Germany, or Saxony, adjacent to the state by way of derogation to article 18, paragraph 1 no. 1 of the Saxony hunting act allow.

    – Furthermore, the Saxon state Ministry for environment and agriculture at the outbreak of the ASP in Germany or Saxony, the adjoining state may restrict the use and prohibition of use for night vision optics of the Federal hunting act.

    Despite these new regulations, as well as night vision optics may not be used without further ADO in the hunt. Without an Amendment to the weapons act, the use of such AIDS to the approval of the Federal office of criminal investigation.

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