MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
PDF 150kWORD 57k
1.7.2015
PE565.709v01-00
 
B8-0731/2015

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on banning the sale of glue traps


Dominique Bilde, Sophie Montel

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on banning the sale of glue traps  
B8-0731/2015

The European Parliament,

–       having regard to Article 8 of the Birds Directive (Directive 2009/147/EC),

–       having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.     whereas glue traps are sold in gardening and DIY superstores and even over the internet;

B.     whereas a glue trap consists of nothing more than a board coated with a synthetic or natural adhesive which is then baited to attract animals;

C.     whereas trapped animals endure days of suffering before finally dying of starvation, dehydration and self-mutilation;

D.     whereas glue traps are designed to catch rodents, but sometimes also kill cats, dogs and birds;

1.      Calls for the sale of glue traps to be banned;

2.      Instructs its President to forward this resolution to the Commission and Council.

Legal notice