Hunting prosecutions at all-time high since ban – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in hunting, news, prosecutions by sally

‘Figures show that a total of 110 hunters were charged for offences under the Hunting Act in 2013, an increase on the previous high of 92 in 2009.’

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd July 2014

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Cramaso LLP (Appellant) v Ogilvie-Grant, Earl of Seafield and Others (Respondents) (Scotland) – Supreme Court

Cramaso LLP (Appellant) v Ogilvie-Grant, Earl of Seafield and Others (Respondents) (Scotland) [2014] UKSC 9 (YouTube)

Supreme Court, 12th February 2014

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RSPCA accused of ‘naked political campaigning’ after Ledbury Hunt case collapses – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 8th, 2013 in animal cruelty, charities, hunting, news, private prosecutions, prosecutions by tracey

“The RSPCA has been accused of ‘naked political campaigning’ after its latest case involving a hunt collapsed. The charity accused Will Goffe, 33, of hunting a fox with a hound while out with the Ledbury Hunt, near Malvern in Worcestershire. However, the case was dropped due to insufficient evidence. It is the fourth failed RSPCA hunt prosecution this year.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th November 2013

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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and others v European Parliament, Commission of the European Union and another intervening – WLR Daily

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and others v European Parliament, Commission of the European Union and another intervening (Case C-583/11P); [2013] WLR (D) 370

“An action for annulment of a ‘regulatory act’ within the meaning of the fourth paragraph of article 263FEU of the FEU Treaty was available to an individual with a direct concern in an act of general application which was not a legislative act.”

WLR Daily, 3rd October 2013

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Dog attack men get community service for animal cruelty – BBC News

Posted September 18th, 2013 in animal cruelty, community service, dogs, hunting, news, sentencing by sally

“Six men have been sentenced to more than 800 hours of community service for using their dogs to kill other animals.”

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BBC News, 17th September 2013

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Rise in convictions of badger cruelty as RSPCA accused of using law to get to hunts – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 15th, 2013 in animal cruelty, hunting, licensing, news, prosecutions, statistics, video recordings by sally

“Badger cruelty prosecutions have almost doubled in five years, according to new figures, as the RSPCA is accused of using the law to target huntsmen.”

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Daily Telegraph, 14th April 2013

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RSPCA warned on hunt prosecutions by charities watchdog – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 18th, 2013 in charities, Charity Commission, costs, hunting, news, prosecutions by tracey

“The RSPCA has been told by the charity watchdog that any decision to prosecute
hunts must be a ‘reasonable and effective use of the charity’s resources’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th January 2013

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Fox hunt investigation abandoned amid row between campaigners and CPS – The Guardian

“An investigation into a Dorset hunt has been abandoned amid a row between animal welfare monitors and the Crown Prosecution Service over the text of a letter explaining why no arrests should be made.”

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The Guardian, 21st February 2012

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Dorset gardener unfairly dismissed for anti-hunting views – BBC News

Posted October 28th, 2011 in belief discrimination, hunting, news, unfair dismissal by tracey

“A Dorset man was unfairly dismissed from his job at a garden centre because of his anti-hunting beliefs, an employment tribunal has ruled.”

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BBC News, 27th October 2011

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Hunting ban put to test as four face court in landmark case – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 24th, 2011 in animal cruelty, hunting, news, prosecutions by sally

“Four members of the same hunt are set to appear in court charged with deliberately setting their dogs on foxes, in what will amount to the biggest test yet for the hunting ban.”

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Daily Telegraph, 24th August 2011

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Hunt saboteur Joe Hashman wins landmark ruling – The Guardian

Posted March 10th, 2011 in belief discrimination, hunting, news, tribunals by sally

“An animal rights activist whose long-running campaigns made him notorious in hunting circles has won a landmark ruling that his anti-hunting beliefs should be protected from discrimination in the same way as religion.”

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The Guardian, 9th March 2011

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Gyrocopter pilot cleared of manslaughter over hunt member’s death – The Guardian

Posted March 17th, 2010 in aircraft, homicide, hunting, news by sally

“The animal rights activist Bryan Griffiths was today cleared of the manslaughter of Warwickshire hunt member Trevor Morse, who was killed when he was struck by the blade of a gyrocopter.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2010

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Police could be in breach of human rights legislation for using secret footage of hunts, say lawyers – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 2nd, 2010 in evidence, hunting, news, police, privacy by sally

“Police forces that use video surveillance of hunts recorded by animal rights groups could be breaking the law, under new guidance.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd February 2010

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Hunting ban legal challenge fails after court says it ‘doesn’t breach human rights’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 18th, 2009 in human rights, hunting, news by sally

“A legal challenge over the hunting ban has failed after a European court ruled that it did not infringe human rights.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th December 2009

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Hunt protesters get police payout – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2009 in demonstrations, false imprisonment, hunting, news, police by sally

“Eleven anti-hunt protesters have been given a total of £38,300 in damages from Derbyshire Police.”

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BBC News, 8th September 2009

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How the Tories will bring back hunting – The Independent

Posted August 24th, 2009 in hunting, news by sally

“Secret plans to reintroduce hunting foxes, stags and other animals have been drawn up with the backing of senior Conservatives. Details of the controversial scheme emerged this weekend, including the creation of a Hunt Regulatory Authority (HRA) to police the behaviour of hunts.”

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The Independent, 23rd August 2009

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Death knell for hunting ban as police abandon monitoring operations – The Times

Posted May 15th, 2009 in hunting, news, police by sally

“Police forces are to stop monitoring hunts in a change of policy that sounds the death knell for the hunting ban, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 15th May 2009

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Huntsman cautioned for chasing hare in first case of its kind under Hunting Act – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 7th, 2009 in hunting, news by sally

“A huntsman has been given a police caution for illegally hunting a hare – the first case of its kind dealt with under the controversial Hunting Act.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th May 2009

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Ferry angry after judge told charge to be dropped – The Independent

Posted March 10th, 2009 in hunting, news, perverting the course of justice by sally

“Otis Ferry, the son of the rock star Bryan, spoke of his anger yesterday at having to spend four months in prison after being charged with an offence that police and prosecutors now plan to drop.”

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The Independent, 10th March 2009

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Prosecutors drop huntsman appeal – BBC News

Posted March 4th, 2009 in hunting, news by sally

“The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said it will not contest a High Court ruling in favour of a huntsman filmed apparently chasing a fox with dogs.”

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BBC News, 4th March 2009

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