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PROTECTION OF BADGERS ACT 1992 - TB CONTROL

Notice ID: MFN0596303

Notice effective from
18th February 2021 to 20th March 2021

PROTECTION OF BADGERS ACT 1992 - TB CONTROL
Notification of an application or expression of interest for a Supplementary Badger Disease Control Licence for the purpose of continuing to prevent the spread of bovine TB under section 1
0(2)(a) of the Protection of Badgers Act 1992
Notice is hereby given that Natural England has received applications or expressions of interest for Supplementary Badger Disease Control Licences to cull badgers in the county of Dorset. 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.gov.uk

. Anyone may submit information they consider Natural England should be aware of when determining this application via completing the online survey by 23:59 on 21 st of February 2021. Please visit

https://www.gov.uk/

and search for "Bovine TB: comment on an application for a Supplementary Badger Disease Control Licence, 8th of February 2021" to submit your response form. Alternatively, you can 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 arises 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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