Guidance Licensing - Badgers - What is a Badger sett?

Undertaking any activity that will interfere with a badger sett in Scotland is likely to constitute an offence unless carried out under a licence from Scottish Natural Heritage. This guidance is provided to help you make an informed and risk-based decision as to whether a structure which may be affected by your activities meets this definition. SNH licensing team are happy to discuss this on a case by case basis however ultimately whether or not a structure is a badger sett may only be tested in court.

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