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Guidance: harassment at seal haul-out sites

It is an offence to kill or take any seal at any time except under specific licence or to alleviate suffering.

Guidance: harassment at seal haul-out sites

The Marine (Scotland) Act 2010  also introduces in section 117 a new offence of intentional or reckless harassment of seals at haul-out sites designated as such by Order by Scottish Ministers.