Action: Introduce and enforce legislation to control hunting of bats
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of introducing and enforcing legislation to control the hunting of bats on bat populations.
‘We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
This intervention involves the introduction of legislation to protect bats from hunting. This may include measures such as hunting regulations, issue of hunting licences or permits, prohibition of export, and the control of guns and ammunition. Subsequent enforcement of legislation is also important to prevent illegal hunting.