Consolidated Legislation

Administrative consolidations of the Wildlife Act, Birds and Natural Habitats Regulations and other related legislation can be viewed at the links listed below. These consolidations show the original Act or Statutory Instrument and the amendments made to it since it was enacted.

Note: These consolidations are for ease of reference only and are not legal documents. While every care was taken in the preparation and proof-reading of these unofficial versions, the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage can assume no responsibility for and gives no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. For all important matters, users are advised to check particular provisions on the Irish Statute Book Website.

For a more detailed overview of the legislation underpinning biodiversity and nature conservation in Ireland, please refer back to the Legislation page.

Last updated 13/03/2024