Protection of Wild Mammals Act 2002
Animal welfare groups have voiced concern that new legislation on fox hunting in Scotland still contains loopholes that could be exploited.
Animal welfare groups have condemned Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) for continuing to allow fox hunts into public forests which are home to protected species such as otters, wildcats and badgers.
An animal welfare group has accused a fox hunt of showing “complete ignorance” of the mood in Scotland to end fox hunting.
A former master of the Jedforest Hunt in the Borders has been found not guilty of illegal fox hunting.
The Ferret has uncovered what appears to be the systematic harassment of animal rights activists by Police Scotland.