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Marine licensing: seals killed to alleviate suffering

Published: 15 Sep 2010

Section 108 of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 allows a person to end a seal’s life humanely if it has been seriously disabled, has no reasonable chance of recovering, and ending its life is the only satisfactory way to end its suffering.

Published:
15 Sep 2010
Marine licensing: seals killed to alleviate suffering

It is the duty of a person who kills, injures or takes a seal in a manner which is lawful by virtue of this section to report the matter to the Scottish Ministers as soon as reasonably practical after doing so. 
 
If you have had to kill a seal for the reasons above please complete the following form and return to Marine Scotland, Marine Planning and Policy, Area 1-A South, Victoria Quay, EDINBURGH, EH6 6QQ.