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Order No. 1272 on hunting licence.

Type of law

The Order applies and sets regulation on the granting of hunting licence in Denmark, which may be obtained after successful results of hunting course trainings. Trainings may take place twice a year (15 April to 30 June, and 15 September to 31 octgobner) and exams include a written and a practical test. The former test must be passed before undergoing the latter. Those residing abroad, in Greenland or the Faroe Islands, may apply for Danish hunting license through if in possession of a valid non-Danish hunting license. Validity of authorizing hunting licence is of 5 years, starting from 1 April of the same year where successful exams have concluded. It is compulsory to register hunted game and insurance shall be issued in the eventuality of accidents. Eligible hunting license are granted access to "My hunting license" on or ythrough the Danish nature Agency's website.
The Order consists of 9 Chapters and 1 Appendix: Hunting training course (1); Rifle training course (2); Bow hunting test (3); Hunting signs (4); Reporting of game (5); About "My hunting license" (6); Information and procedural rules on arms and bow hunting course instructors (7); Exemptions and appeals (8); Penalty and entry into force (9).
Appendix 1 Conditions to be met at issuance of policies of liability insurance to cover damages or accidents caused by shooting related to hunting activities.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 19 December 2012.
Implementing Directive 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on the conservation of wild birds; and Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market.Article 41 (extension of license applications and appeals thereof) shall not apply to applications for license submitted to the Danish Nature Agency prior to 28 December 2009. Weapon course certificates and bow hunting certification received prior to the Order s entry into force shall be presented to the examiner prior to the submission of respective hunting and bow hunting training course in 2013.Repealing Order No. 1008 of 4 July 2007 on hunting license and Order No. 869 of 4 July 2007 on bow hunting.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om jagttegn.
Repealed by