HUNTSMAN David Jukes led his hounds from the Morritt Arms Hotel, at Greta Bridge in County Durham today (Thursday) as the Zetland Hunt got underway for its traditional New Year's Day meet. The Hunting Act 2004, which prohibits the pursuit with hounds of various wild mammals in England and Wales, came into force under Labour in February 2005. The pursuit of foxes with hounds was banned in Scotland in 2003.

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