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EC's eyes on Malta as Government relaxes autumn hunting rules

A trapped greenfinch. Photo: Natalino Fenech

A trapped greenfinch. Photo: Natalino Fenech

The European Commission is closely following the Government’s relaxation of autumn hunting rules, but has not indicated any change in its position on finch trapping.

A Commission spokesman said it is following reports that the Government, supported by the hunters’ lobby is considering applying for a derogation for trapping.

He underlined that autumn hunting is possible under the Birds Directive but has to meet existing rules.

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