The Regulatory Reform (Game) (England and Wales) Order 2007 has
removed restrictions for those shooting and dealing in game.
New regulations to reform game licensing in England and Wales
came into force on 1 August 2007 and have:
- Removed the restriction on dealing in game birds and venison
during the close season. This means that any person will be allowed
to sell game and venison all year round, provided the animals in
question were only killed in the open season
- Removed the requirement for a licence to kill or take game;
- Removed the requirement for 2 licences for game dealers to
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administers, and to this end may use the information you provide on
any application form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It
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auditing or administering public funds for these purposes.