Written evidence submitted by Countryside Alliance (AAB0014)

 

COUNTRYSIDE ALLIANCE WRITTEN EVIDENCE

 

ENVIRONMENT, FOOD, AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE INQUIRY

 

Animals Abroad Bill

 

September 2021

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Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inquiry Questions

 

  1. Will the Government’s proposals on the export and import of hunting trophies effectively support the conservation of endangered species?

 

 

 

 

  1. Should there be different rules for the trade in animal trophies depending on the setting in which the animal was hunted?

 

 

  1. What are the possible unintended consequences of the proposals, for example in relation to animal trophies that pre-date the legislation?

 

 

 

  1. How effective are current measures on the trade in trophies of hunting, including how they support conservation?

 

 

  1. What will be the impact of the proposed domestic ban on advertising and offering for sale overseas attractions, activities or experiences that involve the unacceptable treatment of animals?

 

 

 

  1. Who should be responsible for ensuring attractions, activities or experiences overseas do not cause the unacceptable treatment of animals?