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What does POBA stand for?

POBA stands for Protection of Badgers Act (UK)

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And some farmers say they are feeling a knock-on effect of the Protection of Badgers Act, implemented 20 years ago, which prevents the killing of badgers, with nearly six times as many cows being slaughtered now as when the act was first introduced.
Sergeant Rob Taylor, North Wales Police wildlife and environment officer, said: "We executed two search warrants under the Protection of Badgers Act in a joint operation between North Wales Police and the RSPCA.
The cruelty towards and death of the badger constitute offences under the Protection of Badgers Act 1992, and further offences under this act are inevitably committed to facilitate badger baiting such as interfering with a sett, or the taking or the very possession of a badger for purposes other than nursing an injured animal to health.
Rogersadmitted charges under the Protection of Badgers Act and the Wildlife and Countryside Act.
A Northern Badger Groups spokesman said: "Badger baiting is still a problem in the UK despite badgers having protection from the Protection of Badgers Act 1992.
The 1973 Badgers Act and the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 were passed to stop badger baiting - not for the purpose of allowing badgers to cost taxpayers millions of pounds in compensation to farmers who lose cattle to TB.