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Order No. 270 on release of game, hunting methods and hunting tools.

Type of law

This Order sets regulations on the permit for catch and hunting, and the methods used. It is not permitted to hunt mammals from artificial shelters, platforms raised more than 50 cm above the surrounding terrain, hunting with rifles, or from fire towers located at a min. of 130 meters from other properties. Free hunting rights on fishing territory may be exercised from floating boats and from an area adjacent to the authorized fishing territory. Fishing from motored boat is not permitted during the month of September, and no hunting for hunted red deer, fallow deer, Sika deer, roe deer, hares, moufflons and wild boar is permitted from fishing territory and inland waters. The Danish Nature Agency regulates this Order and registration of hunting activities must be submitted to the Agency for permission. Article 15 states that, when the Agency receives an application for approval, the document shall include a deadline for the decision and the possibility of which may be extended.
The Order consists of 9 Chapters and 3 Appendices: Hunt from artificial cover (1); Hunting near enclosures (2); Hunting fishing territory (3); Hunting from boats (4); Hunting methods, tools and lures (5); Release of wild (6); Information and legal cases relating to birds stocking rates (7); Exceptions, dispensations and appeals (8); Penalty and entry into force (9).
Appendix 1 - Motored boat-hunting free areas.
Appendix 2 - Guidelines for habitat planning when releasing partridges and pheasants.
Appendix 3 - Requirements of educational plannning for people dealing with the release of game birds.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
28 March 2014. Article 15 does not apply to applications submitted to the Danish Nature Agency prior to 28 December 2009.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om uds tning af vildt, jagtm der og jagtredskaber.