ENGLAND & WALES
The Hunting Act (2004)
This Act regulates terrierwork (and other forms of hunting with dogs) in England and Wales, for full details of the Act click here.
Schedule 1, paragraph 2 of this Act permits the use of a single dog below ground to flush out wild mammals solely for the purpose of preventing or reducing serious damage to game birds or wild birds being kept or preserved to be shot. The person must carry with them written permission and intend to shoot the wild mammal as soon as possible after it is flushed.