Parliament set to water down strict new hunting law

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As the game fund opposes any softening in the new, stricter law on poaching and unlicenced hunting passed four months ago, parliament looks poised to approve significant relaxations following pressure from organized hunters, it emerged on Thursday.

At a session of the House environment committee this week, game fund head Pantelis Hadjiyerou told MPs that the new law is solid and argued against proposed relaxations tabled as a result of lobbying by hunters.

For the first time, Hadjiyerou said, one can go hunting without hearing the sound of illegal equipment that lures songbirds by...


Parliament set to water down strict new hunting law


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