This morning course will take the form of the Scottish Government approved GWCT fox and rabbit snaring training course to bring participants up to speed with the latest legislation and the now-compulsory requirements when setting snares.
This is an opportunity to be fully compliant with various aspects under the WANE Act. There is now a legal obligation for anyone wishing to set a snare to sit a Scottish Government approved training course. Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate, which must then be presented to the local police who, in turn, will issue the individual with a unique ID number. It became illegal to set a fox or rabbit snare after 1st April 2013 without the operator's ID number attached.