Hare coursing: offences, penalties and prevention explained


In this business guide we look at:

  • The law relating to hare coursing;
  • Other issues which are commonly associated with hare coursing; and
  • Practical steps which farmers can take to assist the police and maximise the chances of effective enforcement action being taken against offenders.

This business guide is intended to give a general overview of the relevant provisions; it cannot take account of the facts of any specific situation. NFU members can obtain free initial legal and professional advice from NFU CallFirst on 0370 845 8458.