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CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 1156/96

Wild Life Regulations
under the
Wild Life Act
(O.C. 96-809)

Amended by:

56/96
33/97
79/97
61/98
20/99
58/99
82/99
96/99
59/00
2001 c42 s45
32/04
89/04
39/05
20/06
5/09
17/10
44/12
101/15

CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 1156/96

Wild Life Regulations
under the
Wild Life Act
(O.C. 96-809)

Under the authority of section 7 of the Wild Life Act and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

REGULATIONS

Analysis


       
1.   Short title

       
2.   Definitions

     
2.1   Application - fur farms

     
2.2   Application - circuses

              PART I
INLAND AND FAMILY FISHERY

       
3.   Inland fishery licence

       
4.   Salmon tags

     
4.1   River specific inland fishery licence

     
4.2   Conservation licence

       
5.   Prohibition re: multiple licence

     
5.1   Multiple licences

       
6.   Valid licence required

     
6.1   Cancellation of licence

       
7.   Operation of family licence

       
8.   Production of licence

     
8.1   Angler with a disability

       
9.   Sale prohibited

     
9.1   Fall Season

     
9.2   Fish return

              PART II
FURBEARING ANIMALS

     
10.   Licences and badges

     
11.   Fur dealer's store licence

     
12.   Travelling fur dealer's licence

     
13.   Issue of licences

     
14.   Hunting and trapping

     
15.   Wolf licence

     
16.   Open season by order

     
17.   Prohibited activities

     
18.   Licences and badges to be carried on person

     
19.   Poison

     
20.   Fur farms

     
21.   Export of animals

     
22.   Export of pelts

     
23.   Aiding and abetting export

     
24.   Trapper's and fur exporter's licence return

              PART III
BEAVER

     
25.   Beaver licence

     
26.   Licences

     
27.   Beaver Management Area

     
28.   Beaver pelts to be sealed and marked

     
29.   Pelts not taken by licensee

     
30.   Unsealed or unmarked pelts

     
31.   Beaver dam

     
32.   Active beaver habitat

     
33.   Return filed by trapper

     
34.   Return filed by dealer

              PART IV
BIG GAME

     
35.   Big game

     
36.   Age limit

   
36.1   Training course required

   
36.2   Hunter with a disability

     
37.   Licences required by hunters

     
38.   Open season by order

     
39.   Prohibition

     
40.   Use of dogs

     
41.   Big game not to be molested while swimming

     
42.   Hunting at night

     
43.   Snares

     
44.   Rep. by NLR 20/06 s1

     
45.   Traffic in big game

     
46.   Commercial caribou harvesting licence

     
47.   Records required

     
48.   Production of records

     
49.   Tag to be affixed

     
50.   Packaging of meat

     
51.   Sale of meat

     
52.   Wholesale licence

     
53.   Expiration of licence

     
54.   Records to be maintained

     
55.   Production of records

     
56.   Sale of meat

     
57.   Tag to be affixed

     
58.   Retail licence

     
59.   Expiration of licence

     
60.   Tag to be affixed

     
61.   Packaging of meat

     
62.   Sale of meat

     
63.   Proof of purchase

     
64.   Sale of game

     
65.   Proof of sex

     
66.   Cold storage

     
67.   Surrender of jawbone

     
68.   Skin exporter's dealer's licences

     
69.   Removal of game

     
70.   Surrender of licences

              PART V
SMALL GAME

     
71.   Small game licences and badges

     
72.   Age limit

     
73.   Open season for small game

     
74.   Licences required by hunters

     
75.   Prohibition

     
76.   Sale of small game

     
77.   Traffic in ptarmigan

     
78.   Cold storage, wild birds

     
79.   Snares

     
80.   Bag limits

     
81.   Raptors

              PART V.1
COYOTE

   
81.1   Coyote licence

   
81.2   Open season

   
81.3   Prohibition

              PART VI
WILD LIFE

     
82.   Possession of live wild life

   
82.1   Possession of live captive fur bearing animals

     
83.   Import of wild life

   
83.1   Import of captive furbearing animals

     
84.   Release of wild life

   
84.1   Release of animals from fur farm prohibited

     
85.   Export of wild life

     
86.   Scientific purposes

     
87.   Exception

     
88.   Nuisance wild life

     
89.   Closed season except by order

     
90.   Traffic in wild life

              PART VII
LICENCES

     
91.   Complimentary licences

     
92.   Order re fees

     
93.   Loss of licence copy

     
94.   Fees

     
95.   Licence issuers

     
96.   Issue of licence prohibited

     
97.   Production of licences

     
98.   False application

     
99.   Persons under prohibition

   
100.   Residents and non-residents

   
101.   Alteration or transfer of licence

              PART VIII
DOGS

   
102.   Prohibition

   
103.   Exception

   
104.   Destruction of dogs

              PART IX
AIRCRAFT AND CERTAIN VEHICLES

   
105.   Prohibition on use of aircraft or vehicle

   
106.   Harassment of wild life

   
107.   Firearms, ammunition, permits and licences

   
108.   Hunting bows and arrows

              PART X
GENERAL

   
109.   Checkstations

   
110.   Poison

   
111.   Hunting near dwellings, schools, etc.

 
111.1   Non-resident hunting

   
112.   Rep. by NLR 39/05 s9

   
113.   Issue of permits

   
114.   Orders by minister

   
115.   Repeal


Schedule A


Schedule B


Schedule C - Rep. by NLR 39/05 s10


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Wild Life Regulations .

17/84 s1

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Definitions

        2. In these regulations

             (a)  "Act" means the Wild Life Act ;

         (a.1)  "angler with a disability" means a person who holds a valid inland fishery licence, a river specific inland fishery licence or a valid family inland fishery licence and has a disability affecting angling activities;

         (a.2)  "artificial fly" means an artificial fly as defined in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada );

             (b)  "beaver management area" means a part of the province to which the regulations respecting the trapping of beaver under a trapline licence shall apply, those areas being described in the Gazette in the annual order respecting the trapping of beaver;

             (c)  "beaver trapline" means that part of a beaver management area to which a person has been granted exclusive beaver trapping rights under licence;

             (d)  "big game" includes bear, caribou, moose and all members of the deer family;

       (d.01)  "cohabiting partner" means either of 2 persons who have cohabited in a conjugal relationship outside of marriage for at least one year;

         (d.1)  "conservation licence" means a one week, one tag licence as prescribed by the minister;

         (d.2)  "designated angler" means a person who holds a valid inland fishery licence, river specific inland fishery licence or a valid family inland fishery licence and is specified by an angler with a disability to angle and retain a species of fish that the angler with a disability is permitted by law to catch and retain, but does not include a person who is prohibited by the court from holding an inland fishery licence;

         (d.3)  "designated hunter" means a person who has completed a hunter training course or program recognized by the minister and is specified by a hunter with a disability to shoot and retrieve a big game animal of the kind and sex named on the licence of the hunter with a disability, but does not include a person who is prohibited by the court from possessing a firearm or holding a big game licence;

         (d.4)  "disability affecting angling activities" means a permanent impairment or other permanent medical condition which, in the opinion of a health care provider, restricts a person's ability to perform the activities of angling, including accessing a place from which to angle, retaining and releasing fish;

         (d.5)  "disability affecting hunting activities" means a permanent impairment or other permanent medical condition which, in the opinion of a health care provider, restricts a person's ability to perform the activities of hunting, including shooting and retrieving a big game animal;

             (e)  "domestic bird" includes non-native species kept in captivity but does not include native species kept in captivity or non-native species present in the wild state;

             (f)  "firearm" means a device by which a missile is discharged by means of an explosive propellant or by compressed air or by a spring and includes sporting guns of all calibres, automatic or autoloading guns, repeating guns, pump guns, set guns, swivel guns, punt guns, rifles, pistols and revolvers of every description, crossbows, longbows and compound bows;

             (g)  "fishery officer and fishery guardian" include persons appointed or designated as such under section 5 of the Fisheries Act ;

          (g.1)  "fur farm" means a fur farm as defined in the Fur Farming Regulations made under the Animal Health and Protection Act ;

             (h)  "game" includes big game, small game, furbearing animals, coyote and porcupine;

              (i)  "game licence" means a licence to hunt, take or kill any game by shooting or snaring as specified in the licence or in the annual order respecting the hunting of the particular species;

           (i.1)  "health care provider" means a person licensed as a medical practitioner under the Medical Act, 2011 , as a nurse practitioner under the Registered Nurses Act, 2008 or as a practitioner under the Optometry Act, 2012 ;

           (i.2)  "hooks" and "hooked" means to be in possession of a hook and line with the line held in the hand, or a hook, line and rod with the rod held in the hand, when a fish takes the attached bait, lure or artificial fly as prescribed by the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada);

              (j)  "hunt", "take", "kill" or "trap" includes an attempt to hunt, take, kill or trap;

          (j.1)  "hunter with a disability" means a person who holds a valid big game licence issued by the minister and has a disability affecting hunting activities;

             (k)  "inland waters" means all the inland waters defined as such in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada );

         (k.1)  "legally blind" means a permanent impairment or other permanent medical condition in which a person, in the opinion of a health care provider,

                      (i)  has no better than 20/200 vision, that is, he or she, with the best possible correction can see less at 6 metres than a person with normal vision can see at 61 metres, or

                     (ii)  has a maximum diameter of field of vision in both eyes of less than 20°;

         (k.2)  "licensed fur farm" means a fur farm for which a licence has been issued and is in force under the Animal Health and Protection Act and the Fur Farming Regulations made under that Act;

              (l)  "licensed guide" means the holder of a guide's licence issued to him or her and valid under the Guides Regulations ;

           (m)  "management area" means a part of the province to which the regulations respecting the hunting or trapping of wild life shall apply, that area being described in the annual order respecting the hunting or trapping of the species concerned as published in the Gazette ;

             (n)  "minister" means the minister appointed under the Executive Council Act to administer the Act;

             (o)  "Northern Peninsula" means the peninsula in the northern part of Newfoundland and Labrador having as its southern boundary a line drawn from the northern extremity of Deer Arm, Bonne Bay, to White Point, at the entrance of Sop's Arm, White Bay;

         (o.1)  [Rep. by NLR 101/15 s1]

         (o.2)  [Rep. by NLR 101/15 s1]

             (p)  "ptarmigan" includes rock or barren or willow ptarmigan, commonly called partridge;

         (p.1)  "river specific inland fishery licence" means an inland fishery licence issued by the minister for an area designated under section 4.1;

         (p.2)  "service animal" means a service animal as defined in the Service Animal Act ;

             (q)  "shed antlers" means antlers shed naturally by big game animals, moose and caribou, over winter, and are found on the ground, each side being separate and not joined;

              (r)  "small game" includes ptarmigan, ruffed grouse, spruce grouse, wild ducks, wild geese, snipe, rabbits (varying hares) and arctic hares;

          (r.1)  "spouse" means either of 2 persons who are married to each other;

             (s)  "taxidermy" means the practice of preserving or mounting wild life or parts of wild life;

              (t)  "vehicle" means a device in, upon or in which a person or property may be transported or drawn over land, water, snow, ice, marsh, swampland and other natural terrain and includes an aircraft or air-cushioned vehicle;

             (u)  "wild bird" means a bird other than a domestic bird; and

             (v)  "wild life checkstation" means mobile trailer, wild life patrol cabin, other structure or motor vehicle equipped with signs, established by the Wild Life Division in or near a management area for the enforcement of the Act and regulations.

17/84 s2; 229/88 s1; 230/94 s1; 79/97 s1; 96/99 s1; 2001 c42 s45; 32/04 s1; 89/04 s1; 39/05 s1; 17/10 s1; 44/12 s1; 101/15 s1

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Application - fur farms

      2.1 (1) These regulations do not apply to a fur bearing animal that is maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm, or the pelt or other parts of that animal.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), these regulations apply to a fur bearing animal that escapes or is released from a licensed fur farm, or the pelt or other parts of that animal.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), these regulations apply to a wild fur bearing animal that was not previously maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm and is captured in the province and subsequently maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm, or the pelt or other parts of that animal.

44/12 s2

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Application - circuses

      2.2 (1) These regulations do not apply to an animal that is maintained or kept in captivity in a circus.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), sections 82, 83 and 84 apply to an animal that is maintained or kept in captivity in a circus.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), these regulations apply to an animal that escapes or is released from a circus.

             (4)  For the purpose of this section,

             (a)  "circus" means a mobile place in which animals held and exhibited are made to perform behaviours at the direction of a human handler or trainer for the entertainment or education of members of the public and excludes a dog show, a horse show and a livestock fair; and

             (b)  "place" includes commercial or private premises, land, a container, vehicle, vessel or aircraft.

44/12 s2

PART I
INLAND AND FAMILY FISHERY

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Inland fishery licence

        3. (1) The minister may, upon application by a person, issue to that person

             (a)  an inland fishery licence to take salmon or trout by angling; or

             (b)  a family inland fishery licence to take salmon or trout by angling, and

the minister may, in addition, issue to that person a badge or badges in respect of that licence.

             (2)  For the purpose of this section, "family" means a parent or parents and their children including adopted and foster children and children of whom the parents are guardian, a grandparent or grandparents and their grandchildren, and a person and his or her spouse or cohabiting partner, but does not include an individual person.

             (3)  Only children and grandchildren under the age of 18 years may participate in a family inland fishery licence.

17/84 s3; 153/94 s1; 17/10 s2

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Salmon tags

        4. (1) There shall be issued with every inland fishery licence to take salmon and every family inland fishery licence to take salmon tags and those tags shall bear the same number as the licence.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), where additional tags are issued, those tags may bear a number that differs from the number on the licence provided that there is recorded on the licence and elsewhere as the minister considers appropriate, the number found on the additional tags.

229/88 s2; 39/05 s2

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River specific inland fishery licence

      4.1 The minister may, by order, designate an area or areas of the province for which river specific inland fishery licences and tags may be issued, subject to the terms and conditions that the minister may prescribe.

17/10 s3

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Conservation licence

      4.2 The minister may issue a conservation licence in addition to other licences referred to in this Part for the summer angling season.

79/97 s2

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Prohibition re: multiple licence

        5. A person may, for a season, apply for, be issued and hold one inland fishery licence to take salmon or one family inland fishery licence to take salmon but shall not apply for, be issued or hold both of these for the same season.

39/05 s3

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Multiple licences

      5.1 Notwithstanding section 5, a person may apply for, be issued with or hold one river specific inland fishery licence in any season for each area designated by the minister under section 4.1 together with another licence issued under this Part.

79/97 s3

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Valid licence required

        6. (1) A person shall not

             (a)  angle for salmon in inland waters; or

             (b)  angle in a river or brook set out in Schedule I of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada ),

unless he or she is the holder of a valid inland fishery licence or a valid family inland fishery licence or a river specific inland fishery licence.

             (2)  [Rep. by NLR 39/05 s4]

             (3)  When a holder of an inland fishery licence or a family inland fishery licence, or a person angling under the authority of a family inland fishery license, to take salmon, hooks a salmon by angling, unless the salmon is released back into the water, that person shall immediately affix and lock or seal his or her tag through the gills and mouth of the salmon so that it cannot be removed without breaking the lock, or cutting, breaking or tearing the tag, mouth or gills.

             (4)  A person shall not possess a salmon that is not properly tagged.

183/90 s1; 39/05 s4; 17/10 s4

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Cancellation of licence

      6.1 Where a person has been convicted of an offence with respect to the illegal possession, sale or trafficking of fish under the Fishery (General) Regulations (Canada) or the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada), his or her inland fishery licence shall be cancelled immediately and he or she shall not be entitled to obtain an inland fishery licence for a period not exceeding 5 years from the date of that conviction as the minister may determine.

39/05 s5

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Operation of family licence

        7. (1) A parent or guardian or grandparent who is the holder of a valid family inland fishery licence shall accompany and supervise children and grandchildren under the age of 18 years while they are angling under authority of that licence.

         (1.1)  A spouse or cohabiting partner angling under the authority of a valid family inland fishery licence shall angle in the immediate area of and within sight of the holder of the family inland fishery licence.

             (2)  Where more than one person is angling under the authority of a family inland fishery licence, for the purpose of determining the catch limit, all fish caught by those persons shall be considered to be the catch of the holder of the licence.

229/88 s2; 17/10 s5

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Production of licence

        8. (1) Every holder of an inland fishery licence or a family inland fishery licence shall carry the licence while angling and shall produce it on the demand of a wild life officer, fishery officer or fishery guardian.

             (2)  Where children under the age of 18 years are angling under the authority of a family inland fishery licence, the parent or guardian or grandparent accompanying and supervising those children and grandchildren shall carry the licence and produce it on demand of a wild life officer, fishery officer or fishery guardian.

229/88 s2; 17/10 s6

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Angler with a disability

      8.1 (1) An angler with a disability may specify one designated angler to angle and retain the species set out in the licence of the angler with a disability, in the area permitted and within the bag limits set by law.

             (2)  A designated angler shall

             (a)  keep within 100 metres of the angler with a disability, except when in pursuit of a fish that has been hooked for the angler with a disability;

             (b)  possess the licence and tags of the angler with a disability at all times while angling for that angler with a disability; and

             (c)  immediately affix and lock a tag to a salmon caught for the angler with a disability in the manner described in subsection 6(3).

             (3)  Where a designated angler retains and tags a salmon, the angler with a disability shall immediately take possession of and retain the salmon.

101/15 s2

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Sale prohibited

        9. A person shall not buy, sell, offer for sale or use for a commercial purpose fish other than smelt or eels taken in inland waters.

17/84 s3; 229/88 s2; 183/90 s1

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Fall Season

      9.1 The fall fishing season as prescribed shall be a separate angling season and shall require a separate licence.

79/97 s4

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Fish return

      9.2 A holder of

             (a)  an inland fishery licence to take salmon; and

             (b)  a family inland fishery licence to take salmon,

shall, not later than 7 days after the close of the inland fishery season for salmon for which the licence is issued,

             (c)  complete the return form attached to his or her licence; and

             (d)  surrender his or her licence together with the return to the Inland Fish and Wild Life Division of the Department of Environment and Conservation.

39/05 s6

PART II
FURBEARING ANIMALS

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Licences and badges

      10. (1) The minister may, upon application by any person, issue to that person

             (a)  a trapper's licence to take or kill furbearing animals except beaver;

             (b)  [Rep. by 44/12 s3]

             (c)  a live furbearing animal export licence to export from the province live furbearing animals;

             (d)  a fur exporter's licence to export from the province the skins or pelts of furbearing animals;

             (e)  a fur dealer's store licence to engage in the business of buying the skins or pelts of furbearing animals upon premises specified in that licence;

             (f)  a travelling fur dealer's licence to engage in the business of buying the skins or pelts of furbearing animals at any place other than upon premises in respect of which the minister decides that a fur dealer's store licence is required;

             (g)  a trapper's beaver licence to take or kill beaver; or

             (h)  a beaver trapline licence to take or kill beaver,

and the minister may, in addition, issue to that person a badge in respect of any licence.

             (2)  Licences issued under subsection (1) are valid for the following periods only:

             (a)  in relation to a trapper's licence, a trapper's beaver licence and a beaver trapline licence, the period of the open season in respect of which it is issued;

             (b)  in relation to a fur exporter's licence, a fur dealer's store licence and a travelling fur dealer's licence, the period July 1 to June 30 following;

             (c)  in relation to all other licences, during the period from the date of issue until December 31 in the same year.

             (3)  A badge issued under subsection (1) is valid for that period only as the licence in respect of which it was issued is valid.

             (4)  A non-resident shall not be issued with a trapper's licence, a trapper's beaver licence or a beaver trapline licence.

17/84 s4; 185/84 s1; 229/88 s3; 44/12 s3

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Fur dealer's store licence

      11. A fur dealer's store licence authorizes the purchase of the skins or pelts of furbearing animals by any person upon the premises specified in that licence and not elsewhere.

17/84 s5

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Travelling fur dealer's licence

      12. A travelling fur dealer's licence authorizes the purchase of the skins or pelts of furbearing animals at any place other than upon any premises in respect of which a fur dealer's store licence is required under these regulations.

17/84 s6

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Issue of licences

      13. The minister may issue, free of charge to a person, a fur exporter's licence for the export of the skin or pelt of any furbearing animal as a specimen, gift or trophy or for scientific or other purposes, not for sale or profit.

17/84 s7

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Hunting and trapping

      14. (1) A person shall not hunt, trap, take or kill any furbearing animal except during the open season prescribed in these regulations or in any order made under them.

             (2)  A person shall not possess a trap, snare or other device commonly used to take furbearing animals in any area frequented by wild life except during the open seasons prescribed in the Furbearing Animals Trapping Order .

             (3)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill a furbearing animal by means of firearms except that the holder of a trapper's licence who is also the holder of a permit to carry firearms may use that firearm to kill furbearing animals that are alive in traps or snares.

             (4)  Notwithstanding subsection (3),

             (a)  the hunting, taking and killing of furbearing animals by means of firearms is permitted in the Labrador portion of the province; and

             (b)  the hunting, taking and killing of coyote, fox and lynx, by the holder of a trapper’s licence using a center-fire rifle not greater than .225 calibre or a shotgun using shot size 2 or larger is permitted on the Island portion of the province.

17/84 s8; 5/09 s1

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Wolf licence

      15. (1) Upon application by a person, the minister may issue to that person a licence to take one wolf by shooting.

             (2)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill more than one wolf unless that person is the holder of a trapper's licence.

229/88 s4

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Open season by order

      16. The minister may, by order, prescribe an open season in respect of the furbearing animals and that order may be made so as to apply to the whole of the province or to the part or parts of it that may be specified in the order.

17/84 s9

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Prohibited activities

      17. A person other than the holder of a licence issued to him or her and valid under these regulations shall not

             (a)  trap, take or kill furbearing animals;

             (b)  [Rep. by 44/12 s4]

             (c)  [Rep. by 44/12 s4]

             (d)  export or attempt to export from the province any live furbearing animals;

             (e)  export or attempt to export from the province the skins or pelts of any furbearing animals;

             (f)  engage in the business of buying the skins or pelts of any furbearing animals;

             (g)  possess in areas frequented by wild life any trap, snare or other device commonly used to take furbearing animals; or

             (h)  purchase any furbearing animal or the skin or pelt of any furbearing animal from any person who is not the holder of a trapper's licence.

17/84 s10; 44/12 s4

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Licences and badges to be carried on person

      18. The holder of a trapper's licence, trapper's beaver licence or beaver trapline licence shall not trap, take or kill any furbearing animal unless he or she has his or her licence on his or her person and, if a badge has been issued to him or her, wears that badge in a conspicuous manner.

17/84 s11

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Poison

      19. The holder of a trapper's licence shall not be in possession of poison or poisonous ingredients while trapping.

17/84 s12

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Fur farms

      20. The owner or operator of a licensed fur farm or custodian of a fur bearing animal on a licensed fur farm shall not feed or cause to be fed the meat of any game animal to fur bearing animals maintained or kept in captivity on the licensed fur farm except under a permit from the minister.

44/12 s5

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Export of animals

      21. A person, on his or her own behalf or as agent for any person or common carrier, shall not receive for export or cause to be exported or carried out of the province any live furbearing animal unless a live furbearing animal export licence, issued and valid under these regulations, is produced to cover the shipment.

17/84 s14

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Export of pelts

      22. A person, on his or her own behalf or as agent for any person or common carrier, shall not receive for export or cause to be exported or carried out of the province the raw or undressed skin or pelt of a furbearing animal except in pursuance and by virtue of a permit issued by the minister.

17/84 s15

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Aiding and abetting export

      23. The master, owner, purser, other officer or any member of the crew of any vessel or aircraft shall not abet or knowingly permit the export of any live furbearing animal in respect of which a live furbearing animal export licence has not been issued by the minister.

17/84 s16

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Trapper's and fur exporter's licence return

      24. (1) Every holder of a trapper's licence shall, on or before June 30, furnish to the Wild Life Division a return in the form that the minister may prescribe, setting out the number and kinds of furbearing animals taken by him or her during the period of validity of the licence.

             (2)  The holder of a fur exporter's licence shall make a return to the Wild Life Division within 30 days of the date of the expiration of the licence upon the form and in the manner prescribed by the minister of the quantities and kinds and values of all skins or pelts of furbearing animals exported under authority of the licence.

             (3)  Every holder of a fur exporter's licence who is not a resident of the province or who terminates his or her residence in the province shall make that return before he or she leaves the province.

17/84 s17

PART III
BEAVER

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Beaver licence

      25. The minister may, in each year, prescribe by order

             (a)  the area in which and the period during which beaver may be taken or killed;

             (b)  the number of beaver which may be taken by each holder of a trapper's beaver licence or beaver trapline licence; and

             (c)  the number of trapper's beaver licences and beaver trapline licences that may be issued in respect of the period referred to in paragraph (a).

17/84 s18

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Licences

      26. (1) A trapper's beaver licence and beaver trapline licence shall state the area in which and the period during which it is lawful for the holder of it to take or kill beaver.

             (2)  The holder of a licence referred to in subsection (1) shall be entitled to take or kill not more than the number of beaver specified in the licence.

             (3)  The holder of a licence referred to in subsection (1) is entitled to have in his or her possession between the dates specified in the licence not more than the number specified in it of green or untanned or undressed hides or pelts of any beaver lawfully taken under the licence.

17/84 s19

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Beaver Management Area

      27. (1) This section applies to the trapping of beaver in any area designated as a Beaver Management Area in the annual open season order for beaver trapping and for the purpose of this section, "order" means the Annual Open Season Order.

             (2)  The minister may issue for any area designated in the order a beaver trapline licence to any person who, upon investigation, is found entitled to it.

             (3)  An applicant for a beaver trapline licence shall make application to the nearest wild life officer and with his or her application shall submit evidence as to the length of time he or she has trapped and in his or her application shall describe as accurately as possible the area in which he or she proposes to trap.

             (4)  A beaver trapline licence shall authorize the holder to trap beaver in and over the area described or shown on a plan or map provided to the licensee and during the period or periods prescribed in the order.

             (5)  Where, in the opinion of the minister, the trapline area produces sufficient animals for 2 or more trappers, he or she may divide that area into 2 or more traplines as he or she may consider appropriate.

             (6)  Where, in the opinion of the minister, the trapline does not produce sufficient animals for one trapper, he or she may amalgamate 2 or more trapline areas into one as he or she considers appropriate.

             (7)  A person may not hold more than one trapper's beaver licence or more than one beaver trapline licence and a person may not hold both licences at the same time.

             (8)  A person other than the holder of a beaver trapline licence may not hunt, trap, take or have in his or her possession any beaver in any trapline area but the minister may, where the holder of a licence, because of illness or other reasons, is unable to carry out his or her trapline operations upon the application of the licensee, authorize another party to take or possess beaver in or over the trapline area, on behalf of the licensee.

             (9)  Except as provided in subsection (8) the holder of a beaver trapline licence shall not employ or allow another person to hunt, trap, take or possess beaver in or over the trapline area assigned to him or her.

          (10)  The holder of a beaver trapline licence shall not hunt, trap or take beaver outside the trapline area assigned to him or her.

          (11)  The holder of a beaver trapline licence shall not use a trap that has not been tagged with a metal tag bearing the number of his or her licence.

          (12)  Where any part of a Beaver Management Area is not being utilized as a trapline area, the minister may issue a special permit or licence authorizing beaver trapline in that area on those terms and conditions that he or she considers fair and reasonable.

          (13)  Beaver trapline licences may be renewed at the discretion of the minister on those terms and conditions and upon payment of those fees that may be in force but the holder of a trapline licence in any year who wishes to renew his or her licence for the following year shall on or before October 15 apply for renewal of his or her licence.

          (14)  A person who fails, neglects or refuses to apply for a licence renewal before the date referred to in subsection (13) shall be considered to have forfeited his or her licence and the right to the trapline area covered by that licence and the forfeited licences may be granted to another applicant.

          (15)  The minister may, where he or she considers it necessary for conservation purposes, prohibit the holder of a beaver trapline licence from trapping over the area assigned to him or her but when that area may again be opened for trapping, that person shall have prior claim to any beaver trapline licence that may be issued so long as it has not been demonstrated that the person was responsible for the decline of the beaver in the trapline area.

          (16)  The holder of a beaver trapline licence shall fully utilize the trapline area assigned to him or her during a trapping season and failure to harvest a sufficient number of beaver shall be considered sufficient grounds for the cancellation of the beaver trapline licence.

          (17)  The minister may withhold renewal of a beaver trapline licence to a person who in his or her opinion has failed to provide various data and beaver parts required to ensure the sound management of the species in that area and that licence shall not be renewed until the minister is satisfied that the person shall comply with those conditions in the future.

17/84 s20; 229/88 s5

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Beaver pelts to be sealed and marked

      28. The holder of a trapper's beaver licence and a beaver trapline licence who takes or kills a beaver shall, within 14 days after the close of the open season stated on that licence, present the cured pelts or skins of that beaver together with the licence issued to him or her and the return form attached to the licence to a wild life officer or shall forward them to the Wild Life Division so that the skins may be measured, sealed or marked in a manner prescribed by the minister.

17/84 s21

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Pelts not taken by licensee

      29. A person shall not present or permit to be presented to a wild life officer for sealing or marking the skin or pelt of a beaver that was not taken by him or her in accordance with a valid trapper's beaver licence or a beaver trapline licence issued to him or her in accordance with these regulations and a person shall not be a party to having or attempting to have a skin or pelt of any beaver sealed or marked by a wild life officer that was not taken under and in accordance with the licence that is presented to the wild life officer with the skins or pelts.

17/84 s22

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Unsealed or unmarked pelts

      30. A fur dealer or buyer shall not have any unsealed or unmarked beaver pelts in his or her possession.

17/84 s23

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Beaver dam

      31. Except with the approval in writing of the minister, a person shall not take away, destroy or interfere with a beaver dam, beaver house or food stored by beaver.

17/84 s24

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Active beaver habitat

      32. A person, other than a person holding a trapper's beaver licence or a beaver trapline licence shall not set any trap or snare on an active beaver house, beaver dam or beaver path.

17/84 s25

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Return filed by trapper

      33. The holder of a trapper's beaver licence or a beaver trapline licence shall complete the return form attached to the licence whether or not any beaver were taken and forward it to the Wild Life Division within 14 days of the close of the open season stated in the licence.

17/84 s26

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Return filed by dealer

      34. The holder of a fur dealer's store licence or a travelling fur dealer's licence shall complete the return form attached to the licence and forward it to the Wild Life Division within 30 days of the date of expiration of the licence.

17/84 s27

PART IV
BIG GAME

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Big game

      35. (1) The minister may, upon application by a person or any 2 or more persons, issue a big game licence to take one moose, one caribou or one bear by shooting and the minister may, in addition, issue a badge or badges in respect of the licence.

             (2)  There shall be issued with every big game licence, except a big game licence for the shooting of bear, one or more seals or tags or both, and those seals or tags shall bear the same number as the licence.

             (3)  Every licence, seal or tag and badge issued under subsections (1) and (2) is valid only until the big game animal has been killed or for the period of the open season in respect of which the licence, seal or tag and badge is issued, whichever first occurs.

             (4)  Where a big game licence is issued to 2 or more persons, each of those persons is for the purpose of these regulations considered to be the holder of that licence.

             (5)  A resident who holds a big game licence under this section that is issued through a draw process may hold only one big game licence to shoot a moose or one big game licence to shoot a caribou in a 12 month period ending April 30.

             (6)  This subsection does not prevent the holder of either of these licences from holding a regular caribou hunting licence for the northern zone of Labrador nor does it prevent the holder of a special caribou licence or of a regular caribou licence for the northern zone of Labrador from holding one of the big game licences issued through a draw process.

             (7)  A person shall not possess or transport big game unless the seal or tag issued with the licence has been affixed and locked to the carcass between the tendon and the bone of each quarter so that the seal or tag cannot be removed without breaking the lock or cutting, breaking or tearing the tag, tendon or bone.

             (8)  The seal or tag shall be affixed and locked on the big game animal before it is moved from the place of kill and before it is brought into a hunting camp, structure, dwelling or other place of abode occupied overnight or before being placed wholly or partially on a motor vehicle, snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle, aircraft or boat.

             (9)  The seal or tag affixed and locked on the big game animal shall remain in the possession of the licence holder or licence holders until the meat of that big game animal has been utilized.

          (10)  Where the holder of a licence gives an entire quarter of a big game animal gratuitously to another person, the seal or tag shall remain in possession of that person until he or she has utilized all the meat of that quarter.

          (11)  Every holder of a big game licence shall be named and described in that licence.

          (12)  When 2 persons are the holders of one big game licence, both of those persons may carry firearms and hunt provided they are in the immediate area of and within sight of each other while both are hunting and both licence holders are guilty of an offence if they are not in the immediate area of and within sight of each other while hunting.

          (13)  Either of the holders of one big game licence may hunt alone provided that he or she has the licence and seals or tags issued with that licence on his or her person.

          (14)  The persons who are named in a big game licence to shoot moose or in a big game licence to shoot caribou are the only persons eligible to hunt with the licence.

          (15)  One moose or one caribou may be taken for each big game licence and if more than one is taken, both holders of the licence are guilty of an offence.

          (16)  Subsections (9) to (13) do not apply in the Labrador portion of the province where one person may be designated to hunt for another in accordance with the provisions of the Annual Caribou Hunting Season Order.

          (17)  When more than 2 persons are the holders of one big game licence to hunt polar bear, all of those persons may carry firearms and hunt provided they are in the immediate area of and in sight of each other while hunting and all licence holders are guilty of an offence if they are not in the immediate area of and within sight of each other while hunting.

          (18)  For the purposes of this section, place of kill means the area included in a 10 metre radius from where the animal is dropped by the hunter.

17/84 s28; 86/88 ss1&2; 229/88 s7; 183/90 s2

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Age limit

      36. (1) A person under 18 years of age on August 31 in the year in which an application for a big game licence is made and a person on behalf of that person shall not apply for a big game licence.

             (2)  A big game licence shall not be issued in respect of a person who is not 18 years of age on August 31 in the year to which the licence relates.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), the minister may, in cases where need is shown, issue a big game licence to a person between the ages of 16 years and 18 years.

17/84 s29; 229/88 s8

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Training course required

   36.1 (1) A person, including a person who has a disability affecting hunting activities,

             (a)  who intends to hunt for the first time; or

             (b)  who has not completed a hunter training course or program recognized by the minister,

shall, before becoming eligible for a big game licence draw, complete the Firearm Safety/Hunter Education Program, or a similar hunter training course or program in another jurisdiction that is recognized by the minister.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a person who is legally blind may be exempted from the standard testing in the Firearm Safety/Hunter Education Program which requires vision to perform if he or she provides a certificate from a health care provider certifying that he or she is legally blind.

101/15 s3

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Hunter with a disability

   36.2 (1) The minister may, upon application from a person who has a disability affecting hunting activities, issue a big game licence under section 35.

             (2)  A hunter with a disability

             (a)  who is legally blind shall; or

             (b)  who is not legally blind may

specify one designated hunter to shoot and retrieve the type and sex of big game animal named on the licence of the hunter with a disability.

             (3)  A designated hunter shall

             (a)  keep the hunter with a disability within sight at all times; and

             (b)  possess the licence and tags of a hunter with a disability at all times while hunting for that hunter with a disability.

             (4)  Notwithstanding paragraph (3)(a), a designated hunter is not required to keep the hunter with a disability within sight when that designated hunter is in pursuit of an animal that he or she has injured.

             (5)  A person may not be specified as a designated hunter more than once in a season.

96/99 s2; 101/15 s4

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Licences required by hunters

      37. (1) A person who is not the holder of a big game licence issued to him or her and valid under these regulations shall not hunt, take or kill any big game.

             (2)  Except as provided for in subsection 35(12) or 36.2(4), a holder of a big game licence shall not hunt, take or kill big game unless the licence is on the person of the licence holder and where a badge has been issued with the licence, the licence holder shall wear the badge in a conspicuous manner.

             (3)  The holder of a big game licence shall not hunt in a management area that is not named in the big game licence.

17/84 s30; 229/88 ss9&10; 183/90 s3; 96/99 s3

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Open season by order

      38. The minister may, by order, prescribe an open season in respect of the big game animals and that order may be made so as to apply to the whole of the province or to the part or parts of it that may be specified in the order.

17/84 s31

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Prohibition

      39. (1) A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game except during the open seasons prescribed in an order made under these regulations.

             (2)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill in an open season any big game other than the number, kind or sex named in his or her licence or designated in an order made under these regulations.

             (3)  A person who kills, cripples or wounds a big game animal shall immediately make all reasonable efforts to retrieve that animal.

17/84 s32

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Use of dogs

      40. (1) A person shall not use a dog for the purpose of hunting big game.

             (2)  A person shall not, while hunting small game with a dog, hunt, take or kill any big game and if the dog, accompanied by a person hunting small game, hunts, tracks, follows, pursues or worries big game, then that person shall be guilty of an offence.

             (3)  A person who owns a dog shall not permit the dog to chase or harass wild life.

             (4)  Notwithstanding subsection (3), dogs may be used to hunt and retrieve small game during the open seasons for that game.

17/84 s33; 229/88 s11; 183/90 s4

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Big game not to be molested while swimming

      41. A person shall not hunt, take, kill or molest any big game while the game is swimming.

17/84 s34

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Hunting at night

      42. (1) A person shall not make use of or take advantage of any artificial light or device involving the use of artificial light to hunt, take or kill any game.

             (2)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill big game during the period commencing one-half hour after sunset on any day ending and ending one-half hour before sunrise on the day next following.

17/84 s35

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Snares

      43. (1) A person shall not set or use or cause to be set or used any pitfall, trap or snare for the purpose of taking or killing big game.

             (2)  Nothing in subsection (1) shall prevent the taking or killing of black bear by snaring by a person authorized to do so by the minister or his or her agent.

17/84 s36; 86/88 s3

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Rep. by NLR 20/06 s1

      44. [Rep. by NLR 20/06 s1]

20/06 s1

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Traffic in big game

      45. (1) Subject to subsections (4), (5), (6), (7), sections 46, 52, 58, 64 and 68,

             (a)  a person shall not sell or purchase, attempt to sell or purchase or otherwise traffic in a big game animal or parts of it;

             (b)  a person shall not have possession of a big game animal or parts of it but this provision does not apply to

                      (i)  the holder of a big game licence where the big game animal has been taken in accordance with these regulations,

                   (i.1)  a person who has been specified as a designated hunter by a hunter with a disability where the big game animal has been taken in accordance with these regulations,

                     (ii)  a person who gratuitously receives from the holder of a big game licence a big game animal or parts of it taken in accordance with these regulations,

                    (iii)  the sale, purchase or possession of a big game animal or parts of it that has been imported for commercial purposes under authority of a permit to import, or

                    (iv)  the possession of a big game animal or parts of it that has been marketed under a commercial caribou harvesting licence, a wholesale caribou meat licence, a retail caribou meat licence or a wild meat service licence.

             (2)  A person shall not take, possess or traffic in a big game animal or parts of it that has been killed or injured by motor vehicles, railway trains or other accident or as a result of disease or other causes.

             (3)  The minister may upon application issue a permit to import the meat of big game animals for commercial purposes.

             (4)  The sale of moose and caribou parts is permitted by the holder of a big game licence, where the animal has been taken in accordance with these regulations, to manufacturers of crafts operating within the province and recognized by the department responsible for craft development.

             (5)  Shed antlers may be collected and sold to manufacturers of crafts operating within the province and recognized by the department responsible for craft development.

             (6)  A "Permit to Collect Shed Antlers" , containing the conditions of sale, must be obtained from the Minister of Forest Resources and Agrifoods or an agent of the minister for collection and sale under subsection (5).

             (7)  Moose and caribou parts may be collected to be sold to manufacturers of crafts operating within the province and recognized by the department responsible for craft development, or for the personal use of the collector.

             (8)  A "Permit to Collect Moose and Caribou Parts" , specifying the parts to be collected and containing conditions of the disposition of those parts, must be obtained from the Minister of Forest Resources and Agrifoods or an agent of the minister for collection and sale under subsection (7).

             (9)  Craft manufacturers purchasing big game animal parts must obtain a "Permit to Purchase Moose and Caribou Animal Parts" , containing the conditions of purchase, authorized by the Minister of Forest Resources and Agrifoods or an agent of the minister.

229/88 s12; 230/94 ss2&3; 96/99 s4; 101/15 s5

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Commercial caribou harvesting licence

      46. (1) The minister may, upon application by a person, company or corporation, issue to that person, company or corporation a commercial caribou harvesting licence for the hunting, taking, processing, storing, shipping and selling of caribou and caribou by-products.

             (2)  A commercial caribou harvesting licence shall expire on December 31 in each year.

             (3)  Applications for commercial caribou harvesting licence renewal shall be reviewed annually, after evaluation of the health of the herd.

229/88 s12

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Records required

      47. The holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence shall maintain records of

             (a)  the number of caribou taken;

             (b)  the weight of the caribou meat;

             (c)  the name and address of the person, wholesale or retail business, purchasing caribou;

             (d)  the date of the sale of caribou meat to a person, wholesale or retail business; and

             (e)  the weight of caribou meat sold to a person, wholesale or retail business.

229/88 s12

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Production of records

      48. The holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence shall produce the records when requested to do so by a wild life officer.

229/88 s12

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Tag to be affixed

      49. The holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence shall affix and lock a tag between the tendon and the bone and around the bone of each quarter of caribou meat before it is shipped from the processing facility.

229/88 s12

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Packaging of meat

      50. The holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence shall package caribou meat sold in less than quarter lots in packages labelled or marked for future identification.

229/88 s12

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Sale of meat

      51. The holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence shall not sell caribou meat to a wholesale or retail business that is not in possession of a wholesale caribou meat licence, a retail caribou meat licence or a wild meat service licence.

229/88 s12

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Wholesale licence

      52. The minister may, upon application by a wholesale business, issue to that wholesale business a licence for the purchase and sale of caribou meat, by the quarter, taken on a commercial caribou harvesting licence.

229/88 s12

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Expiration of licence

      53. A wholesale caribou meat licence shall expire on December 31 in each year.

229/88 s12

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Records to be maintained

      54. The holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence shall maintain records of

             (a)  the name and address of the person, wholesale or retail business purchasing caribou;

             (b)  the date of the sale of caribou meat to a person, wholesale or retail business; and

             (c)  the weight of caribou meat sold to a person, wholesale or retail business.

229/88 s12

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Production of records

      55. The holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence shall produce the records when requested to so by a wild life officer.

229/88 s12

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Sale of meat

      56. The holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence shall not sell caribou meat to a wholesale or retail business that is not in possession of a wholesale caribou meat licence, a retail caribou meat licence or a wild meat service licence.

229/88 s12

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Tag to be affixed

      57. The tag that is affixed and locked between the tendon and the bone and around the bone of each quarter of caribou meat shall not be removed while it is in possession of the holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence.

229/88 s12

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Retail licence

      58. The minister may, upon application by a retail business, issue to that retail business a licence for the purchase of caribou meat from the holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence or the holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence and to sell the caribou meat at retail.

229/88 s12

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Expiration of licence

      59. A retail caribou meat licence shall expire on December 31 in each year.

229/88 s12

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Tag to be affixed

      60. The tag that is affixed and locked between the tendon and the bone and around the bone of each quarter of caribou meat shall not be removed until the quarter of meat has been cut and packaged by the holder of a retail caribou meat licence.

229/88 s12

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Packaging of meat

      61. The holder of a retail caribou meat licence shall package caribou meat sold in less than quarter lots in packages labelled or marked for future identification.

229/88 s12

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Sale of meat

      62. A person shall not sell caribou meat while not being in possession of a valid wholesale caribou meat licence or a valid retail caribou meat licence.

229/88 s12

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Proof of purchase

      63. A person who purchases caribou meat from the holder of a commercial caribou harvesting licence, the holder of a wholesale caribou meat licence or the holder of a retail caribou meat licence shall produce proof of purchase if requested to do so by a wild life officer.

229/88 s12

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Sale of game

      64. (1) The minister may, by issue of a wild meat service licence, authorize the owner or operator of a tourist establishment licensed under the Tourist Establishments Act or a person licensed under the Food and Drug Act (Canada) to purchase from the holder of a permit to sell, during the open season and 7 days after that, big game legally taken, and to serve that game to customers.

             (2)  The holder of a big game licence may, during the open season and for 7 days after that, obtain from a wild life officer a permit to sell big game legally taken by him or her to any holder of a wild meat service licence.

             (3)  A wild meat service licence shall expire on August 31 in each year.

             (4)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall keep records and make a return to the Wild Life Division at the end of each month recording the name and address of the sellers, the purchases made and the quantities served during the month and the stock on hand at the end of the month.

             (5)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall produce the records when requested to do so by a wild life officer.

             (6)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall not sell or serve or offer to sell or serve big game except in the form of cooked meals prepared for consumption on the premises or elsewhere.

17/84 s39

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Proof of sex

      65. (1) The holder of a big game licence to hunt, take or kill male only animals shall upon request of a wild life officer produce the scrotum attached to one-quarter of the big game taken.

             (2)  Subsection (1) includes a hunter with a disability notwithstanding the fact that a designated hunter has performed the actual killing of the moose or caribou.

17/84 s40; 96/99 s5; 101/15 s6

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Cold storage

      66. (1) A person shall not accept or keep any untagged big game or parts of it in a commercial, company or private cold storage, bait depot or other freezer.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to big game or parts of it placed in storage by a wild life officer engaged in the execution of his of her duties.

17/84 s41

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Surrender of jawbone

      67. Every person who kills a moose or a caribou in an area of the province which has been designated as a management area in the Annual Hunting Order made under these regulations shall surrender to the nearest wild life officer the lower jawbone of the moose or caribou but, if a person wishes to retain the head of that animal for mounting purposes, he or she may do so by permitting a wild life officer to inspect the head and, upon the inspection, the person will be considered to have so surrendered the jawbone.

17/84 s42

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Skin exporter's dealer's licences

      68. (1) The minister may upon application issue

             (a)  a skin exporter's licence to export from the province the skins or hides of big game animals; and

             (b)  a skin dealer's licence to purchase or receive for processing the skins or hides of big game animals.

             (2)  A licence issued under this section is valid to the end of the year in which the licence is issued.

             (3)  The holder of a skin dealer's licence shall, within 30 days of the expiration of the licence, make a return to the minister in form prescribed by the minister and the return shall include the date on which each skin or hide was received by the holder of the licence, the name and address of the seller, the consideration for the transaction, the number of the big game licence under which the animal was taken, the species of animal and the disposition of the skin.

             (4)  Notwithstanding section 63, skins or hides of big game animals taken in accordance with these regulations may

             (a)  be exported by the holder of a skin exporter's licence; and

             (b)  be sold to the holder of a skin dealer's licence by the holder of the big game licence under which the animals were taken.

17/84 s43

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Removal of game

      69. (1) A person killing big game shall remove the same from the place where it was killed on or before the close of the season for that game.

             (2)  A person who, having killed any big game during the open season for that game, is unable to remove the same from the place where it was killed before the close of the season open for that game, shall apply to the nearest wild life officer for a permit to transport game in closed season.

             (3)  A permit to transport big game in closed season may be issued by a wild life officer to a person upon application by that person who shall provide the following information:

             (a)  the location of the game so killed;

             (b)  the date on which the game was killed; and

             (c)  the destination to which the game is to be transported.

             (4)  A permit to transport big game in closed season shall contain the following information:

             (a)  the name of the person to whom it is issued;

             (b)  the date on which the game was killed;

             (c)  the location of the game so killed;

             (d)  the destination to which the game is to be transported;

             (e)  the date of the application and issuance of the permit; and

             (f)  the date on which the permit expires.

             (5)  A permit to transport game in closed season shall not be valid after the expiration of a period of 7 days following the date of issuance unless that permit is endorsed by the issuing officer that it is valid for a longer period.

             (6)  In this section, a person who has killed game includes a hunter with a disability who specifies a designated hunter under these regulations.

17/84 s44; 96/99 s6; 101/15 s7

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Surrender of licences

      70. (1) Each holder of a big game licence shall, within 7 days after the close of the open season for which the licence is valid, surrender his or her licence to the nearest wild life officer or forward by registered mail to the Wild Life Division.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), each holder of a big game licence shall, within 7 days after the date on which the animal was taken under the licence, surrender his or her licence to a person named in subsection (1).

             (3)  Every holder of a big game licence shall, within 7 days after making a kill, fill in and forward to the Wild Life Division the return form attached to the licence and licence holders failing to make a kill shall complete and forward the return form within 7 days after the close of the season.

             (4)  In this section, a holder of a big game licence includes a hunter with a disability.

17/84 s45; 229/88 s13; 96/99 s7; 101/15 s8

PART V
SMALL GAME

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Small game licences and badges

      71. The minister may, upon application by a person, issue to that person a small game licence

             (a)  to take or kill ptarmigan, spruce grouse and ruffed grouse by shooting or snaring;

             (b)  to take or kill ptarmigan, spruce grouse and ruffed grouse by snaring;

             (c)  to take or kill rabbits (varying hares) and arctic hares by shooting or snaring; or

             (d)  to take or kill rabbits (varying hares) and arctic hares by snaring, and

the minister may, in addition, issue to that person a badge in respect of the licence.

17/84 s46

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Age limit

      72. (1) A person under 16 years of age and a person on behalf of a person under 16 years of age shall not apply for a small game licence to take or kill wild ducks, wild geese and snipe by shooting and to take or kill ptarmigan, spruce grouse and ruffed grouse by shooting or snaring.

             (2)  A person under 16 years of age or a person on his or her behalf may apply for and be issued a licence to take or kill ptarmigan, spruce grouse and ruffed grouse by snaring.

             (3)  A person under 16 years of age or a person on his or her behalf may apply for and be issued a licence to take or kill rabbits (varying hares) and arctic hares by snaring.

             (4)  Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a small game licence shall not be issued to a person under 16 years of age or to a person on his or her behalf.

             (5)  Where a small game licence is issued to a person under 16 years of age it shall be clearly marked "not valid for shooting".

17/84 s47

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Open season for small game

      73. The minister may, by order, prescribe an open season in respect of the small game species and that order may be made so as to apply to the whole of the province or to a part or parts of it that may be specified in the order.

17/84 s48

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Licences required by hunters

      74. (1) A person who is not the holder of a small game licence issued and valid under these regulations shall not hunt, take or kill small game except wild ducks, wild geese and snipe which may be hunted, taken or killed by the holder of a migratory game bird hunting permit.

             (2)  A person shall not hunt wild duck, wild geese or snipe unless he or she is the holder of a Canada Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit issued under the authority of the Migratory Birds Regulations (Canada ).

             (3)  A holder of a small game licence shall not hunt, take or kill any small game unless he or she has his or her licence on his or her person and if a badge has been issued to him or her, wears his or her badge in a conspicuous manner.

17/84 s49; 229/88 s14

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Prohibition

      75. (1) A person shall not hunt, take or kill small game except during the open season prescribed under these regulations or the Migratory Birds Regulations (Canada ).

             (2)  A person shall not take or destroy the nests or eggs of any wild birds except when authorized under the provisions of the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Canada ) and the regulations.

             (3)  [Rep. by NLR 20/06 s2]

17/84 s50; 229/88 s15; 20/06 s2

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Sale of small game

      76. (1) The minister may, by issue of a wild meat service licence, authorize the owner or operator of any tourist establishment licensed under the Tourist Establishments Act or any person licensed under the Food and Drug Act (Canada) to purchase from the holder of a permit to sell during the open season and 7 days after that small game legally taken, except migratory birds, and to serve that game to customers.

             (2)  The holder of a small game licence may, during the open season and for 7 days after that, obtain from any wild life officer a permit to sell game legally taken by him or her, except migratory birds, to any holder of a wild meat service licence.

             (3)  A person shall not sell or purchase or offer to sell or purchase or expose for sale any migratory game bird, migratory insectivorous bird or migratory non-game bird.

             (4)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall keep records and make a return to the Wild Life Division at the end of each month recording the name and address of the sellers, the purchases made and the quantities served during the month and the stock on hand at the end of the month.

             (5)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall produce the records when requested to do so by a wild life officer.

             (6)  The holder of a wild meat service licence shall not sell or serve or offer to sell or serve small game except in the form of cooked meals prepared for consumption on the premises or elsewhere.

             (7)  A wild meat service licence shall expire on August 31 in each year.

17/84 s51

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Traffic in ptarmigan

      77. (1) Subject to sections 76 and 87, a person shall not sell or purchase, or offer to sell or purchase, or expose for sale any ptarmigan and an owner or occupier of a restaurant, boarding house, roadhouse, tavern, lunch counter or tourist establishment as defined by the Tourist Establishments Act shall not serve ptarmigan or cause or permit ptarmigan to be served.

             (2)  When an offence, for which the owner or occupier of any premises mentioned in subsection (1) is liable, has been committed by the manager, agent, servant or other person, that manager, agent, servant or other person is liable to the same penalty as if he or she were the owner or occupier of the premises.

             (3)  Where the owner or occupier of any premises mentioned in subsection (1) is charged with an offence against this section, he or she shall be entitled, upon information duly laid by him, to have another person whom he or she charges as the actual offender brought before the court at the time appointed for the hearing of the charge and if, after the commission of the offence has been proved, he or she proves to the satisfaction of the court that he or she has used due diligence to enforce compliance with this section and the other person has committed the offence in question without his or her knowledge, consent or connivance, that other person may be summarily convicted of the offence and the owner or occupier shall be exempt from any penalty.

17/84 s52

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Cold storage, wild birds

      78. (1) A person shall not place any wild bird in storage in a commercial, company or private cold storage, bait depot or other freezer, except during the open season for birds of each species and for 7 days after that.

             (2)  A person shall not accept any wild birds in a commercial, company or private cold storage, bait depot or other freezer, except during the open season for birds of each species and for 7 days after that.

             (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to wild birds or parts of them placed in storage by a wild life officer engaged in the execution of his or her duties.

17/84 s53

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Snares

      79. (1) A person shall not set or use or cause to be set or used any pitfall, trap or snare for the purpose of taking or killing wild birds, except the holder of a small game licence may be permitted to take ptarmigan, spruce grouse and ruffed grouse by snaring.

             (2)  A person shall not set or use or cause to be set or used a net of any description for the purpose of taking or killing small game.

             (3)  A person shall not set or use a fish hook or snare equipped with a fish hook or other similar device for the purpose of taking or killing small game.

             (4)  Every person who has set or used a snare or trap which may legally be set in accordance with these regulations shall take up or spring the snare or trap on or before the last day of the season during which a snare or trap may legally be set.

17/84 s54

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Bag limits

      80. A person shall not take or kill in any open season more small game than the quantity specified in the Annual Hunting Order.

17/84 s55

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Raptors

      81. (1) A person shall not hunt, take or kill or have in his or her possession an eagle, falcon, hawk, osprey or owl of any species.

             (2)  A person shall not sell or purchase or offer to sell or purchase or expose for sale any eagle, falcon, hawk, osprey or owl of any species.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsections (1) and (2), the minister or his or her agent may issue a permit to authorize the possession of raptors.

17/84 s56

PART V.1
COYOTE

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Coyote licence

   81.1 (1) The minister may, upon application by a person 16 years of age and over, issue to that person a coyote licence to take coyote by shooting, and the minister may issue a badge to that person to accompany that licence.

             (2) The holder of a coyote licence may hunt, take or kill coyote with a centre-fire rifle not greater than .225 calibre or a shotgun using shot size 2 or larger.

             (3)  The minister may make the licence subject to those terms and conditions that the minister may determine.

             (4)  The holder of a coyote licence may sell the whole or any part of a coyote taken under that licence.

32/04 s2

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Open season

   81.2 (1) The minister may, by order, prescribe an open season for coyote and that order may be made to apply to the whole of the province or to a part of the province that may be specified in the order.

             (2)  The minister may, by order, set a limit on the number of coyote that may be taken during an open season.

32/04 s2

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Prohibition

   81.3 (1) Unless otherwise permitted in these regulations or in an order made under them, a person who does not hold a valid coyote licence shall not hunt, take or kill coyote.

             (2)  A person who holds a coyote licence shall not hunt, take or kill coyote unless the person has his or her licence on his or her person and if a badge has been issued to him or her, wears the badge in a conspicuous manner.

             (3)  [Rep. by NLR 20/06 s3]

32/04 s2; 20/06 s3

PART VI
WILD LIFE

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Possession of live wild life

      82. Subject to subsection 7(3) of the Act and subject to these regulations, every person in possession or control of live wild life shall, immediately upon coming into that possession or control, apply in writing to the minister for a permit to keep the live wild life in captivity.

17/84 s57

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Possession of live captive fur bearing animals

   82.1 (1) Notwithstanding subsection 2.1(1), every person in possession or control of a live furbearing animal that has been born or bred in captivity and is to be maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm shall, immediately upon coming into that possession or control, apply in writing to the minister for a permit to keep the live furbearing animal in captivity. 

             (2)  This section does not apply to Mustela vison (mink), Vulpes vulpes (Coloured fox) or Alopex lagopus (Blue (Arctic) Fox) but does apply to a hybrid of one or both of those species.

44/12 s6

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Import of wild life

      83. (1) Except with the prior written permission of the minister,

             (a)  a person shall not import or bring into the province any wild animal;

             (b)  a person shall not bring into the island portion of the province from Labrador any wild animal.

             (2)  For the purpose of this part the term "wild animal" means any live animal, including without limitation, any amphibian, arthropod, bird, coelenterate, crustacean, fish, other invertebrate, mammal, mollusk or reptile, whether or not bred, hatched or born in captivity and including any egg or offspring of them.

             (3)  A person shall not have possession of any wild animal which has been imported into the province or has been brought into the island portion of the province from Labrador without the prior written permission of the minister.

             (4)  This section does not apply to wild animals set out in Schedule B.

17/84 s58

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Import of captive furbearing animals

   83.1 (1) Notwithstanding subsection 2.1(1), except with the prior written permission of the minister, a person shall not

             (a)  import or bring into the province; or

             (b)  bring into the island portion of the province from Labrador

a furbearing animal that has been born or bred in captivity and is to be maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm.

             (2)  A person shall not have possession of a furbearing animal that has been born or bred in captivity and is maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm, which has been imported into the province or has been brought into the island portion of the province from Labrador without the prior written permission of the minister.

             (3)  This section does not apply to Mustela vison (mink), Vulpes vulpes (Coloured fox) or Alopex lagopus (Blue (Arctic) Fox) but does apply to a hybrid of one or both of those species.

44/12 s7

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Release of wild life

      84. A person shall not release into natural cover any wild animal imported into the province or propagated from stock imported into the province or brought into the island portion of the province from Labrador or propagated from stock brought from Labrador .

17/84 s59

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Release of animals from fur farm prohibited

   84.1 Notwithstanding subsection 2.1(1), a person shall not release or permit the escape of, or attempt to release or permit the escape of, a fur bearing animal that is maintained or kept in captivity on a licensed fur farm.

44/12 s8

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Export of wild life

      85. A person shall not export, take or carry any wild life out of the province except in pursuance to and by virtue of a permit issued by the minister or his or her agent.

17/84 s60

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Scientific purposes

      86. These regulations do not apply to a person who does an act prohibited by the regulations if it is done for scientific purposes or for the purpose of conservation of wild life and the person has obtained before the act the written permission of the minister or his or her agent.

17/84 s61

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Exception

      87. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations, the minister or his or her agent may by written permission authorize any religious, charitable or educational organization to serve the meat of game with meals, for which a charge is made, where the game

             (a)  has been taken in accordance with these regulations; or

             (b)  has been forfeited and donated without charge to the organization.

             (2)  Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations, the minister or an agent of the minister may issue a permit authorizing the possession of any wild life for mounting that has been taken by accidental means.

17/84 s62; 229/88 s16

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Nuisance wild life

      88. Wild life species which are considered by the minister to be a nuisance or menace may be taken by shooting or trapping with the written permission of the minister or his or her agent.

17/84 s63

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Closed season except by order

      89. In relation to any wild life species that is not named in the annual hunting or trapping orders, there is no open season.

17/84 s64

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Traffic in wild life

      90. A person shall not sell or purchase or attempt to sell or purchase or otherwise traffic in or have in his or her possession or under his or her control any wild life taken contrary to these regulations.

17/84 s65

PART VII
LICENCES

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Complimentary licences

      91. The minister may issue game and fishing licences, badges, tags and seals free of charge to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, the Honourable the Premier, former premiers and distinguished visitors to the province.

17/84 s66

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Order re fees

      92. Notwithstanding the fees prescribed by the minister, the minister may, by order,

             (a)  designate areas or zones in the Labrador portion of the province in which free licences for the hunting of caribou and free licences for the hunting of black bear may be issued subject to the conditions set out in the order;

             (b)  designate areas or zones in the Labrador portion of the province in which special licences for the hunting of caribou and special licences for the hunting of black bear may be issued at a fee prescribed by the minister subject to the conditions set out in the order; and

             (c)  designate areas or zones in the Labrador portion of the province in which free licences for the hunting of small game may be issued subject to the conditions set out in the order.

17/84 s67; 188/89 s1; 18/91 s1

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Loss of licence copy

      93. A person who loses or otherwise destroys his or her big game hunting licence may be issued a duplicate replacement licence upon submission of a duly completed affidavit and the payment of a fee as prescribed by the minister.

17/84 s68

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Fees

      94. Subject to sections 91 and 92, the fees payable for various licences shall be as prescribed by the minister.

17/84 s69

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Licence issuers

      95. (1) A person who, on behalf of the minister, issues a hunting or fishing licence for which a fee is charged may, in addition to that fee, charge the applicant an amount set by the minister to compensate the person for the time taken to issue the licence.

             (2)  A person to whom subsection (1) applies shall also issue hunting and fishing licences for which no fee is charged but shall not charge the applicant an amount as compensation for the time taken to issue the licence.

20/99 s1

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Issue of licence prohibited

      96. A person shall not issue a hunting licence to a person under the ages specified in sections 36 and 72.

17/84 s71

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Production of licences

      97. (1) A holder of a licence or badge or written permission issued under these regulations shall not refuse or neglect to produce the same or permit the examination of them when requested or required to do so by a wild life officer.

             (2)  A holder of a licence or badge or written permission issued under these regulations shall not permit that licence or badge or written permission to be used by another person.

             (3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to a hunter with a disability who has specified a designated hunter to hunt for him or her under a valid big game licence.

17/84 s72; 96/99 s8; 101/15 s9

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False application

      98. (1) A person shall not make a false statement or supply false information when applying for a hunting, trapping or fishing licence.

             (2)  A person shall not complete a big game licence application form on behalf of another person without the knowledge and consent of that person.

17/84 s73

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Persons under prohibition

      99. (1) A person shall not apply for a big game licence during the period during which he or she is prohibited from holding a big game licence by order of a court made under the provisions of section 29 of the Wild Life Act .

(2) A big game licence shall be invalid if it is issued to a person who is prohibited from holding a big game licence by order of a court made under provisions of the Wild Life Act .

             (3)  A person shall not apply for a licence to hunt game during the period during which he or she is prohibited by a court from possessing a firearm.

             (4)  A licence to hunt shall not be issued to a person who is prohibited by a court from possessing a firearm.

             (5)  A licence to hunt shall be invalid if it is issued to a person who is prohibited by a court from possessing a firearm.

             (6)  Notwithstanding subsections (3), (4) and (5), a person who is prohibited by a court from possessing a firearm may be issued a small game licence for snaring which shall be clearly marked "not valid for shooting".

17/84 s74; 229/88 s17

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Residents and non-residents

   100. (1) A resident shall not apply for a big game licence with a non-resident.

             (2)  A non-resident and a person on behalf of a non-resident shall not apply for a big game licence with a resident.

             (3)  A non-resident shall not participate in the big game licence draw for residents.

             (4)  A non-resident and a person on behalf of a non-resident shall not apply for a resident small game licence.

             (5)  A big game licence shall be invalid if it is issued

             (a)  to a resident and a non-resident; or

             (b)  to a non-resident as a result of the big game licence draw for residents.

17/84 s75

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Alteration or transfer of licence

   101. (1) A person shall not alter, change or deface in a material manner or loan or transfer to another person a hunting, trapping or inland fishery licence or written permission or badge or tag issued under the Act or these regulations.

             (2)  A person shall not angle for or hunt, take or kill wild life while in possession of or acting upon an inland fishery licence or a hunting or trapping licence or written permission or tag that has been altered, changed, defaced, loaned or transferred.

             (3)  A person shall not carry or possess any firearm in an area known to be frequented by wild life while in possession of or acting upon any hunting licence or written permission that has been altered, changed, defaced, loaned or transferred.

             (4)  In this section, "transfer" does not include the possession of a licence of a hunter with a disability by a designated hunter as required by subsection 36.2(3).

17/84 s76; 229/88 s18; 96/99 s9; 39/05 s7; 17/10 s7; 101/15 s10

PART VIII
DOGS

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Prohibition

   102. A person shall not take a dog to a place frequented by wild life from April 1 to August 31 in any year.

17/84 s77

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Exception

   103. Notwithstanding section 102, the minister or his or her agent may issue a permit

             (a)  to individuals or organizations participating in dog field trials or dog field training; or

             (b)  to a hunter with a disability who requires the use of a service animal that is a dog,

subject to any conditions that may be included in the permit.

96/99 s10; 101/15 s11

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Destruction of dogs

   104. A wild life officer may destroy or cause to be destroyed any dog which is found harassing wild life.

17/84 s79

PART IX
AIRCRAFT AND CERTAIN VEHICLES

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Prohibition on use of aircraft or vehicle

   105. (1) A person shall not hunt wild life from any aircraft or any four-wheel drive motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipped with a caterpillar or track-tread, whether in motion or otherwise, but this shall not limit the use of a vehicle when being used for transportation purposes only.

             (2)  A person shall not use any aircraft in locating, spotting or searching for wild life for the purposes of directing or assisting himself or herself or another person to destroy or capture the wild life.

             (3)  A person other than the holder of a valid game licence shall not carry or possess a firearm in an aircraft without first having obtained a permit from the minister.

             (4)  Subsection (3) shall not apply to equipment carried on any aircraft in compliance with the provisions of the Aeronautics Act (Canada ), the Air Regulations (Canada ) and orders made under them or any aircraft flying a scheduled air service route.

             (5)  Where a person violates the provisions of these regulations while in an aircraft, four-wheel drive motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipped with a caterpillar or track-tread and the actual offender has not been ascertained and prosecuted, the person in control of the aircraft or motor vehicle at the time of the offence is responsible for the violation and may be prosecuted as the offender.

             (6)  Nothing in subsection (5) relieves the actual offender from liability for the violation.

17/84 s80; 229/88 s19

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Harassment of wild life

   106. A person shall not operate an aircraft, motor vehicle, vessel, snow machine or all-terrain vehicle in a manner that will harass any wild life.

17/84 s81

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Firearms, ammunition, permits and licences

   107. (1) A person other than a person holding a permit to carry, transport or possess firearms or ammunition issued to him or her by the minister or his or her agent shall not during the closed season carry, transport or possess a firearm or ammunition in any place known to be frequented by wild life, but a person travelling to a hunting area may, if he or she holds the proper game licence, carry, transport or possess a firearm or ammunition in an area known to be frequented by wild life if the firearm is cased or securely wrapped and tied.

             (2)  [Rep. by NLR 20/06 s4]

             (3)  A person shall not during any closed season for big game carry, transport or possess

             (a)  a rifle or single bullet;

             (b)  a rifled slug that can be fired from a shot gun; or

             (c)  a ball that can be fired from a muzzle loader,

in any place known to be frequented by wild life, except a person during the prescribed open seasons may hunt small game with a .22 calibre rim-fire rifle or coyote with a centre-fire rifle not greater than .225 calibre.

             (4)  A person other than the holder of a valid game licence issued to him or her shall not carry, transport or possess a firearm or ammunition during the open seasons for shooting in any place frequented by wild life, unless authorized by the minister or his or her agent.

         (4.1)  Notwithstanding subsection (4), a person who is legally blind shall not carry, transport, possess or use a firearm for the purpose of hunting.

             (5)  A person, other than the holder of a big game licence, shall not, during an open season for big game carry, transport or possess

             (a)  a rifle or single bullet;

             (b)  a rifled slug that can be fired from a shotgun; or

             (c)  a ball that can be fired from a muzzle loader,

in any place known to be frequented by wild life within a management area other than the management area in which the big game licence is valid, except a person may, during the prescribed open seasons, hunt small game with a .22 calibre rim-fire rifle or coyote with a centre-fire rifle not greater than .225 calibre.

             (6)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any wild life with a repeating, automatic or autoloading shotgun which has not been permanently plugged or altered so that it is incapable of holding of total of more than 3 shells at one time in the chamber and magazine.

             (7)  A person shall not carry, transport or possess a repeating, automatic or autoloading shotgun in an area frequented by wild life, unless that shotgun has been permanently plugged or altered so that it is incapable of holding a total of more than 3 shells in the chamber and magazine at one time.

             (8)  A person shall not use for hunting or shooting wild life a set gun, swivel gun or the apparatus known as a silencer and for the purpose of this subsection, "set gun" means a contrivance, device or firearm capable of discharging or projecting a missile which is set to operate otherwise than in the presence of and by the direct act of user.

             (9)  A person shall not carry, transport or possess a set gun, swivel gun or the apparatus known as a silencer in an area known to be frequented by wild life.

          (10)  A person under the age of 16 years shall not carry, transport, possess or use firearms in any place frequented by wild life, except when authorized by a permit issued by the minister or his or her agent.

          (11)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill wild life with fully automatic rifle.

          (12)  Rep. by NR 82/99 s1

          (13)  The holder of a trapper's licence may carry, transport, possess and use a .22 calibre rim-fire rifle to kill furbearing animals that are alive in traps.

          (14)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game by means of a rifle of .22 calibre or a rifle using ammunition having a bullet weight of less than 100 grains or a muzzle energy less than 1,500 foot pounds or a shotgun smaller than 20 gauge calibre.

          (15)  Notwithstanding subsection (14), the minister may by order designate areas or zones in the Labrador portion of the province in which .22 calibre centre-fire rifles may be used to hunt big game.

          (16)  A person shall not hunt any wild life and a person shall not carry, transport or possess in any area frequented by wild life a firearm which propels a missile by means of compressed air, compressed gas or by a spring but this section shall not be construed as prohibiting the hunting of wild life with hunting bows and hunting arrows as provided for in section 108.

          (17)  A person engaged in a timber operation or in maintenance of a timber operation or in a mining operation or in the construction or maintenance of a railway or public work shall not possess, during a closed season for big game, a firearm in the vicinity of a dwelling place or structure used in connection with that unless authorized by the minister or his or her agent.

          (18)  A person shall not possess in a fishing camp, hunting camp, summer cottage or other camp or cottage a firearm, during the periods of closed season, except that the minister or his or her agent may issue a permit to keep a firearm in that camp or cottage when the owner or occupier demonstrates the need to keep a firearm in that camp or cottage.

          (19)  A person shall not carry, transport or possess a loaded firearm in or on or discharge the same from any aircraft, motor car or other vehicle and for the purpose of this subsection a firearm shall be considered loaded if it has a loaded shell or cartridge in the barrel or in the magazine and that magazine is affixed to the firearm in its usual position.

          (20)  A person shall not discharge a firearm from or across a railway, highway, public road or private road.

          (21)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game by means of the fully metal cased non-exploding bullet or ball commonly known as service ammunition or subject to section 108, by a missile other than a single bullet or ball.

          (22)  A person shall not carry, transport or possess a fully metal cased non-exploding bullet or ball commonly known as service ammunition in any area known to be frequented by wild life.

          (23)  A person shall not use or possess ammunition that has been cut, ringed or in any way altered in any area known to be frequented by wild life.

          (24)  A person holding a hunting licence shall not carry, transport or possess more than one firearm in an area known to be frequented by wild life unless each firearm in excess of one is unloaded and cased or securely wrapped and tied.

          (25)  For the purpose of this section, the following calibres are considered to be .22 calibres: .218, .219, .220, .222, .22/250, .223, .224 and .225 whether or not these calibres may use ammunition having a bullet weight in excess of 100 grains or having a muzzle energy in excess of 1,500 foot pounds.

17/84 s82; 275/90 ss1-3; 58/99 s1; 82/99 s1; 96/99 s11; 32/04 s3; 20/06 s4; 101/15 s12

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Hunting bows and arrows

   108. (1) A person shall not hunt, take or kill any wild life by means of a cross bow and arrow.

             (2)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game by means of a long bow and arrow unless the long bow has at least 20 kilograms pull at full draw.

             (3)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game by means of a compound bow and arrow unless the compound bow has at least 20 kilograms pull at peak draw.

             (4)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any big game by means of a long bow or compound bow as provided in subsections (2) and (3) unless the arrow is tipped with a metal hunting head possessing 2 or more cutting surfaces retaining a sharpened edge.

             (5)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any small game by means of a long bow and arrow unless the long bow has at least 10 kilograms pull at full draw.

             (6)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any small game by means of a compound bow and arrow unless the compound bow has at least 10 kilograms pull at peak draw.

             (7)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any small game by means of a long bow or compound bow as provided in subsections (5) and (6) unless the arrow is tipped with a blunt, bludgeon or other small game tip designed to kill by shock.

             (8)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any wild life with an arrow that is tipped with poison or a drug.

             (9)  A person shall not hunt, take or kill any wild life with an arrow that is equipped with barbed or explosive arrowheads.

          (10)  A person shall not carry, possess or transport any arrow tipped with poison or a drug in any area known to be frequented by wild life.

          (11)  A person shall not carry, possess or transport an arrow that is equipped with barbed or explosive arrowheads in any area known to be frequented by wild life.

17/84 s83

PART X
GENERAL

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Checkstations

   109. When directed by a wild life officer, every person shall stop at a wild life checkstation and shall produce game licences, tags, badges, firearms, ammunition and wild life for inspection.

17/84 s84

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Poison

   110. Except with the written authorization of the minister or an agent of the minister, a person shall not take, kill or possess any wild life by means of poison or set, lay out, put, place, cause or permit to be set, laid out, put or placed any poison or poisonous ingredients that may endanger wild life.

229/88 s20

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Hunting near dwellings, schools, etc.

   111. (1) A person shall not discharge a firearm within 1,000 metres of a school, playground or athletic field or within 300 metres of a dwelling.

             (2)  Every person who, while hunting, discharges or causes to be discharged or handles a firearm without exercising reasonable care for the safety of other persons, is guilty of an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of not more than $500 or to imprisonment of a term of not more than 6 months, or both.

             (3)  A person shall not hunt or discharge a firearm within 1,000 metres of a commercial wood cutting operation that has been clearly marked by signs stating "No Hunting".

17/84 s87; 229/88 s22

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Non-resident hunting

111.1 (1) In this section

             (a)  "adjacent" means

                      (i)  in the case of a lake or pond, the lake or pond at which a co-operative camp or a cottage is located, and

                     (ii)  in the case of a river or stream, within 800 metres upstream or 800 metres downstream of a co-operative camp or a cottage;

             (b)  "co-operative camp" means a non-commercial, private club, VIP camp or military camp that was in existence on May 18, 1990 and which is used for the purposes of sport fishing and hunting;

         (b.1)  "cottage" means a cabin, cottage, country home, vacation home or other similar structure which is not a primary residence and which is owned by a resident of the province but does not include a co-operative camp or a property owned by a corporate person;

             (c)  "direct relative" means a father, mother, grandparent, sister, brother, son, daughter, grandchild or in-law who is a resident of the province;

             (d)  "outfitter" means the owner or operator of a camp site, lodge, cabin and related facilities constructed solely for the purpose of and used solely as a base for outfitting operations for sports fishing or hunting and related commercial recreational activities that is licensed under theTourist Establishments Regulations; and

             (e)  "provincial highway" means a public highway maintained by the Department of Works, Services and Transportation and designated by a route number.

             (2)  A non-resident shall not hunt, take or kill big game in any part of the province without employing and being accompanied by a licensed guide.

             (3)  A non-resident shall not angle in non-scheduled inland waters of the province without possessing a valid non-resident

             (a)  inland fishery licence to take trout; or

             (b)  family inland fishery licence to take trout.

         (3.1)  A non-resident shall not angle in scheduled inland waters of the province without possessing a valid non-resident

             (a)  inland fishery licence to take salmon; or

             (b)  family inland fishery licence to take salmon.

         (3.2)  A non-resident, while angling in scheduled inland waters of the province, shall not retain trout without possessing a valid non-resident

             (a)  inland fishery licence to take trout; or

             (b)  family inland fishery licence to take trout.

             (4)  Within the island portion of the province and south of 52° north latitude in Labrador, a non-resident shall not angle in any waters set out in Schedule I of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada ) or other waters more than 800 metres from a provincial highway unless accompanied by a licensed guide or a direct relative.

             (5)  North of 52° north latitude, a non-resident shall not angle for any species of fish in any inland waters without engaging the services of an outfitter except that

             (a)  a non-resident who is the guest of a co-operative camp may angle in the waters adjacent to those camps if accompanied by a licensed guide;

             (b)  a non-resident who is accompanied by a direct relative who is a resident may angle in any inland water north of 52° north latitude; and

             (c)  in waters set out in Schedule I of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada ), a non-resident licensed to fish for salmon may fish within 800 metres upstream and 800 metres downstream to a bridge on a provincial highway if accompanied by a licensed guide.

             (6)  A non-resident may angle in any inland water within 800 metres of a provincial highway, other than waters set out in Schedule I of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (Canada ), without using the services of an outfitter or without being accompanied by a licensed guide or a direct relative.

             (7)  When 2 or more non-residents hunt or angle together, the number of guides shall not be less than one guide for each 2 non-residents.

             (8)  Notwithstanding subsection (5), north of 52 ° north latitude, a non-resident who is a paying guest of a commercial tourist establishment licensed under the Tourist Establishment Regulations enacted under the Tourist Establishments Act may angle for fish in inland waters provided that he or she

             (a)  returns to that tourist establishment each night;

             (b)  utilizes the services of a licensed guide; and

             (c)  does not fish within 2 kilometres, or a distance which the minister may establish, of an existing licensed outfitter camp site, lodge, cabin and related facilities.

             (9)  Notwithstanding subsection (5), a non-resident who is a guest of a resident of the province at a cottage located in Labrador may angle for fish in inland waters provided that he or she

             (a)  fishes in waters adjacent to that cottage;

             (b)  is accompanied by a licensed guide; and

             (c)  a fee is not charged and remuneration is not paid for the guide service or for lodging, accommodations or meals at that cottage.

61/98 s1; 59/00 s1; 39/05 s8; 17/10 s8

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Rep. by NLR 39/05 s9

   112. [Rep. by NLR 39/05 s9]

39/05 s9

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Issue of permits

   113. The minister or his or her agent may

             (a)  issue a permit referred to in these regulations in the form and subject to those terms and conditions that he or she may consider appropriate;

             (b)  refuse to issue such a permit; or

             (c)  having issued a permit, cancel it when it is shown to his or her satisfaction that the person to whom it was issued has failed to comply with the terms and conditions of it.

17/84 s89

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Orders by minister

   114. Notwithstanding anything contained in these regulations, the minister may, by order,

             (a)  close, alter or vary an open season prescribed in these regulations or in an order made under them;

             (b)  prohibit the taking or killing of wild life in an area, or within a period or in a manner specified in the order, or generally;

             (c)  exempt native persons living in the Labrador portion of the province from any or all of the provisions of these regulations;

             (d)  prescribe reduced fees or increased bag limits or both for the hunting of moose in areas where the removal of animals may be necessary to prevent or remedy serious forest damage; or

             (e)  prescribe bag limits which are not clearly prescribed and alter or vary bag limits which are prescribed by these regulations.

17/84 s90

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Repeal

   115. The Wild Life Regulations, 1984, Newfoundland Regulation 17/84, are repealed.

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Schedule A

 

Specifications

Weight of
Bullet in Grains

Muzzle Energy in Foot Pounds

218 Bee Super-X

46 OPE(HP)

778

 

Hornet Super-X

45 SP

723

 

22 Hornet Super-X

46 OPE(HP)

739

 

22-250 Remington Super-X

55 PSP

1699

 

222 Remington Super-X

50 PSP

1094

 

222 Remington Super-X

55 FMC

1114

 

223 Remington Super-X

55 PSP

1282

 

223 Remington Super-X

55 FMC

1282

 

225 Winchester Super-X

55 PSP

1556

 

243 Winchester Super-X

80 PSP

1993

 

243 Winchester Super-X

100 PP(SP)

1945

 

6 mm Remington Super-X

80 PSP

2139

 

6 mm Remington Super-X

100 PP(SP)

2175

 

6.5 Mann-Schoen

160 S.P.

1660

 

25 Remington

117 I.B.S.P.

1375

 

25-06 Remington Super-X

90 PEP

2364

 

25-06 Remington Super-X

120 PEP

2414

 

25-20 Winchester

86 SP

407

 

25-20 Winchester

86 Lead

407

 

25-35 Winchester Super-X

117 SP

1292

 

250 Savage Super-X

87 PSP

1773

 

250 Savage Super-X

100 ST

1765

 

256 Winchester Mag. Super-X

60 OPE(HP)

1015

 

257 Roberts Super-X

87 PSP

1941

 

257 Roberts Super-X

100 ST

1867

 

257 Roberts Super-X

117 PP(SP)

1824

 

264 Winchester Mag. Super-X

100 PSP

2447

 

264 Winchester Mag. Super-X

140 PP(SP)

2854

 

270 Winchester Super-X

100 PSP

2689

 

270 Winchester Super-X

130 PP(SP)

2791

 

270 Winchester Super-X

130 ST

2791

 

270 Winchester Super-X

150 PP(SP)

2801

 

284 Winchester Super-X

125 PP(SP)

2736

 

284 Winchester Super-X

150 PP(SP)

2724

 

7 mm Mauser (7 x 57) Super-X

175 SP

2313

 

7 mm Remington Mag. Super-X

125 PP(SP)

3040

 

7 mm Remington Mag. Super-X

150 PP(SP)

3221

 

7 mm Remington Mag. Super-X

175 PP(SP)

3178

 

30 Carbine

110 HSP

967

 

30 Carbine

110 FMC

967

 

30-30 Winchester Super-X

150 OPE

1902

 

30-30 Winchester Super-X

150 PP(SP)

1902

 

30-30 Winchester Super-X

150 ST

1902

 

30-30 Winchester Super-X

170 PP(SP)

1827

 

30-30 Winchester Super-X

170 ST

1827

 

30 Remington Super-X

170 ST

1696

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

110 PSP

2790

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

125 PSP

2736

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

150 PP(SP)

2839

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

150 ST

2820

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

180 PP(SP)

2913

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

180 ST

2913

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

220 PP(SP)

2837

 

30-06 Springfield Super-X

220 ST

2837

 

30-40 Krag Super-X

180 PP(SP)

2360

 

30-40 Krag Super-X

180 ST

2360

 

30-40 Krag Super-X

220 ST

2279

 

300 Winchester Mag. Super-X

150 PP(SP)

3605

 

300 Winchester Mag. Super-X

180 PP(SP)

3501

 

300 Winchester Mag. Super-X

220 ST

3508

 

300 H&H Magnum Super-X

150 ST

3262

 

300 H&H Magnum Super-X

180 ST

3315

 

300 H&H Magnum Super-X

220 ST

3251

 

300 Savage Super-X

150 PP(SP)

2303

 

300 Savage Super-X

150 ST

2303

 

300 Savage Super-X

180 PP(SP)

2207

 

300 Savage Super-X

180 ST

2207

 

303 Savage Super-X

190 ST

1588

 

303 British Super-X

180 PP(SP)

2418

 

308 Winchester Super-X

110 PSP

2470

 

308 Winchester Super-X

125 PSP

2582

 

308 Winchester Super-X

150 PP(SP)

2648

 

308 Winchester Super-X

150 ST

2648

 

308 Winchester Super-X

180 PP(SP)

2743

 

308 Winchester Super-X

180 ST

2743

 

308 Winchester Super-X

200 ST

2665

 

32 Win. Special Super-X

170 PP(SP)

1911

 

32 Win. Special Super-X

170 ST

1911

 

32 Remington Super-X

170 ST

1728

 

32-20 Winchester

100 SP

325

 

32-20 Winchester

100 Lead

325

 

32-40 Winchester

170 SP

895

 

8mm Mauser (8 x 57) Super-X

170 PP(SP)

2102

 

33 Winchester

220 S.P.

2110

 

338 Winchester Mag. Super-X

200 PP(SP)

3890

 

338 Winchester Mag. Super-X

225 SP

3862

 

338 Winchester Mag. Super-X

250 ST

3927

 

348 Winchester Super-X

200 ST

2820

 

35 Remington Super-X

200 PP(SP)

1812

 

35 Remington Super-X

200 ST

1812

 

351 Winchester S.L.

180 S.P.

1368

 

358 Winchester Super-X

200 ST

2753

 

358 Winchester Super-X

250 ST

2760

 

375 Winchester

200 PP(SP)

2150

 

375 Winchester

250 PP(SP)

2005

 

375 H&H Magnum Super-X

270 PP(SP)

4337

 

375 H&H Magnum Super-X

300 ST

4263

 

375 H&H Magnum Super-X

300 FMC

4263

 

38-40 Winchester

180 SP

538

 

38-55 Winchester

255 SP

987

 

44 Remington Magnum Super-X

240 HSP

1650

 

44-40 Winchester

200 SP

629

 

45-70 Government

405 SP

1590

 

458 Winchester Mag. Super-X

500 FMC

4620

 

458 Winchester Mag. Super-X

510 SP

4712

 

                                             Abbreviations:
                                             SP = Soft Point
                                             OPE = Open Point Expanding
                                             HP = Hollow Point
                                             PP = Power Point
                                             HSP = Hollow Soft Point
                                             EP = Positive Expanding Point
                                             PSP = Pointed Soft Point
                                             PP(SP) = Power Point Soft Point
                                             FMC = Full metal case
                                             IB = Inner Belted

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Schedule B

AMPHIBIAN

 

Axoloti

Siredom mexicanus

Frog, African Clawed

Hymenochirus sp.

Frog, African Tree

Hyperolius fusiventris

Frog, Arum

Hyperolius horstockii

Frog, Austratian Green Tree

Hyla infrafrenata

Frog, Barking Tree

Hyla gratiasa

Frog, Bell Tree

Hyla gratiosa

Frog, Clawed

Hymenochirus sp.

Frog, Clawed

Xenopus laevis

Frog, Cuban Tree

Hyla septentrionalis

Frog, Golden Tree

Hyla aurea

Frog, Green Tree

Hyla caerulea

Frog, Marsupial

Gastrotheca marsupiata

Frog, Pine Barrons Tree

Hyla andersoni

Frog, Poison Snar

Dendrobatidae

Frog, South American Bull

Leptodaclyles pentadactylus

Frog, Three Striped Poison Arrow

Dendrobates trivittatus

Frog, To Golden Poison Arrow

Dendrobates auratus

Frog, Two-Toned Poison Arrow

Phyllobates bicolor

Mudpuppies

Necturus maculosus

Newts, California

Taricha torosa

Red-eared Slider Turtle

Trachemys scriptaele-gans

Sirens

Siren sp.

Toad, Firebellied

Bombina bombina

Toad, Firebellied, Oriental

Bombina orientalis

Toad, Marine

Bufo marinus

Toad, Midwife

Alytes obstetricares

Toad, Surivam

Pipa pipa

Toad, Yellow Bellied

Bombina variegata

ARTHROPOD

 

Bees

Apis mellisica

Tarantulas

Orthognatha

Worms , Meal

Tenebrionidae

BIRDS

 

Budgerigars

Malopsittacus undulatus

Canary

Serinus canaria

Cockatiels

Psittacidae

Cockatoos

Psittacidae

Conures

Psittacidae

Cordon-Bleus

Estrildidae

Duck, Domestic

Anas platyrhynches

Finch, Cutthroat

Amadina fasciata

Finch, Gouldian

Poephila gouldiae

Finch, Star

Neochmia ruficauda

Finch, Zebra

Poephila guttata

Goose, Domestic

Anser anser

Guinea Fowl, Domestic

Numida meleagris

Hen, Domestic

Gallas gallas

Lories

Psittacidae

Lovebirds

Psittacidae

Macaws

Psittacidae

Mannikins

Estrildidae

Mynah

Gracula religiosa

Nuns

Estrildidae

Parakeets

Psittacidae

Parrots

Psittacidae

Pigeon, Domestic

Columba livia

Quail, Japanese

Coturnix coturnix japonica

Robin, Pekin

Leiothrix lutea

Sparrow, Java

Estrildidae

Swan, Mute

Cygnus olor

Turkey , Domestic

Meleagris gallapavo

Waxbills

Estrildidae

COELENTERATE

Nil

CRUSTACEAN

 

Crabs, Land Hermit

Coenobitidae

FISH

 

Acara, Blue

Aequidens latifrons

Acara, Blue

Aequidens pulcher

Acara, Golden Dwarf

Nannacara anomala

Anemone, Clown

Amphiprion ocellaris

Anemone, Gold Finned

Amphiprion sebae

Anemone, Red Clown

Amphiprion frenatus

Anemone, Saddle Back Clown

Amphiprion polymnus

Anemone, Yellow Tailed

Amphiprion latifasciatus

Anemone, Yellow Tailed

Amphiprion xanthurus

Angel

Pterophyllum altum

Angel

Pterophyllum dumerilii

Angel

Pterophyllum eimekei

Angel

Pterophyllum scalare

Angel, Black

Pterophyllum scalare

Angel, Black and Gold

Centropyge bicolor

Angel, Blue King

Pemacanthodes annularis

Angel, Emperor

Pemacanthodes imperator

Angel, Half Moon

Arusetta asfur

Angel, Ringed Emperor

Pemacanthodes annularis

Angel, Speckled

Pemacanthodes maculosus

Angle, Two Coloured

Centropyge bicolor

Angel, Yellow Faced

Arusetta xanthometopon

Anostomus, Striped

Anostomus anostomus

Aphyosemion, Christy's

Aphyosemion christyi

Aphyosemion, Plumed

Aphyosemion filamentosum

Aphyosemion, Red

Aphyosemion bivittatum

Aphyosemion, Red Chinned

Aphyosemion calliurum

Aphyosemion, Red Spotted

Aphyosemion lujae

Aphyosemion, Scheel's

Aphyosemion 'burnundi'

Aphyosemion, Steel Blue

Aphyosemion gardneri

Aphyosemion, Walker's

Aphyosemion walkeri

Archer

Toxotes jaculator

Archer, Five Spined

Toxotes chatareus

Argus

Scatophagus argus

Argus, Red

Scatophagus argus rubrifrons

Arowana

Osteoglossum bicirrhosum

Badid

Badis badid

Barb, Black Ruby

Barbus nigrofasciatus

Barb, Black Ruby

Puntius nigrofasciatus

Barb, Black Spot

Barbus filamentosus

Barb, Checkered

Barbus oligolepis

Barb, Checkered

Puntius oligolepis

Barb, Cherry

Puntius titteya

Barb, Chinese

Barbus semifasciolatus

Barb, Clown

Puntius everetti

Barb, Ember

Barbus fasciatus

Barb, Fireglow

Barbus fasciatus

Barb, Five Banded

Barbus pentazona pentazona

Barb, Five Banded

Puntius pentazona

Barb, Golden

Barbus 'schuberti'

Barb, Golden

Puntius schuberti

Barb, Green

Barbus semifasciolatus

Barb, Half Striped

Barbus semifasciolatus

Barb, Half Striped

Puntius semifasciolatus

Barb, Iridescent

Barbus oligolepis

Barb, Island

Barbus oligolepis

Barb, Longfin

Barbus arulius

Barb, Nigger

Barbus nigrofasciatus

Barb, Purple Headed

Barbus nigrofasciatus

Barb, Rosy

Puntius conchonius

Barb, Schubert's

Barbus 'schuberti'

Barb, Spanner

Barbus lateristriga

Barb, Stoliczka's

Barbus stoliczkanus

Barb, Striped

Barbnus lineatus

Barb, Striped

Puntius lineatus

Barb, Sumatra

Barbus tetrazona

Barb, 'The Odess A'

Puntius sp.

Barb, Tiger

Barbus tetrazona

Barb, Tiger

Puntius tetrazona

Barb, Tin Foil

Barbus schwanenfeldi

Barb, Two Spot

Puntius ticto

Barb, Zebra

Barbus lineatus

Beacon

Hemigrammus ocellifer ocellifer

Beauty, Rock

Apolemichthys tricolor

Benny, Eyed

Salaria pavo

Blenny, Adrian

Lipophrys adriaticus

Blenny, Bloodthirsty

Pictiblennius zvonimiri

Blenny, Capuchin

Coryphoblennius galerita

Blenny, Cat's

Lipophrys canevae

Blenny, Dalmation

Lipohrys dalmatinus

Blenny, Darkstriped

Parablennius rouxi

Blenny, Sphinx

Aidablennius sphynx

Blenny, Tentacle

Parablennius tentacularis

Blenny, Tompot

Parablennius gattorugine

Blenny, Zvonimir's

Pictiblennius zvonimiri

Blockhead, African

Steatocranus casuarius

Bloodfin

Aphyocharax anisitsi

Blowfish, White Spotted

Arothron hispidus

Bluehead

Thalassoma bifasciatum

Botia, Tiger

Botia macracantha

Bullhead, Common

Ictalurus nebulosus

Bullhead, Marbled

Ictalurus nebulosus

Bumblebee

Brachygoblus xanthozona

Butterfly

Pantodon buchholzi

Butterfly African

Chaetodon chrysurus

Butterfly, Common

Parachaetodon ocellatus

Butterfly, Emperor

Chaetodontoplus mesoleucus

Butterfly, Flag

Chaetodon auriga

Butterfly, Four Eyed

Chaetodon capistratus

Butterfly, Half Masked

Chaetodon semilarvatus

Butterfly, Long Nosed

Chelmon rostratus

Butterfly, Saddled

Chaetodon falcula

Butterfly, Threadfin

Chaetodon auriga

Carp, Deep Bodied Crucian

Carassius carassius morpha vovki

Carp, Narrow Bodied Crucian

Carassius carassius morpha humilis

Catfish, Aeneus

Corydoras aeneus

Catfish, Armoured

Calichthys calichthys

Catfish, Glass

Kryptopterus bicirrhis

Catfish, Leopard

Corydoras julii

Catfish, Peppered

Corydoras paleatus

Catfish, Pygmy

Corydoras hastatus

Catfish, Skunk

Corydoras arcuatus

Catfish, Upper Whiptailed

Loricaria filamentosa

Catfish, Upsidedown

Synodontis nigriventris

Catfish, Whiptailed

Loricaria parva

Cave, Blind

Anoptichthys jordani

Characidium, Banded

Characidium faciatum

Characidium, Darter

Characidium faciatum

Characin, Copper

Hasemania melanura

Characin, Fanning

Pyrrhulina rachoviana

Characin, Long Finned

Alestes longipinnis

Characin, Long Finned

Brycinus longipinnis

Characin, One Striped African

Nannaethiops unitaeniatus

Characin, Pike

Hepsetus odoe

Characin, Red Eyed

Arnoldichthys spilopterus

Characin, Swordtail

Corynopoma riisei

Characin, Swordtail

Stevardia riisei

Characin, Yellow Congo

Hemigrammopetersius caudalis

Chranide, Green

Etroplus suratensis

Chranide, Orange

Etroplus maculatus

Chromide, Orange

Etroplus maculatus

Cichlid, Agassiz Dwarf

Apistogramma agassizi

Cichlid, Banded

Cichlasoma festivum

Cichlid, Barred

Cichlasoma festivum

Cichlid, Basket Mouthed

Acaronia nassa

Cichlid, Borelli's Dwarf

Apistogramma borellii

Cichlid , Congo Dwarf

Nannochromis brevis

Cichlid , Congo Dwarf

Nannochromis parilius

Cichlid, Convict

Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum

Cichlid, Corumba Dwarf

Apistogramma commbrae

Cichlid, Eight Banded

Cichlasoma octofasciatum

Cichlid, Fire Mouth

Cichlasoma meeki

Cichlid, Five Spot African

Pelmatochromis annectens

Cichlid, Five Spot African

Pelmatochromis arnoldi

Cichlid, Five Spot African

Thysia ansorgei

Cichlid, Flag

Aequidens curviceps

Cichlid, Flag

Cichlasoma festivum

Cichlid, Golden Eyed Dwarf

Nannacara anomala

Cichlid, Guenther's

Chromidotilapia guentheri

Cichlid, Keyhole

Aequidens maroni

Cichlid, Kluge's Dwarf

Pelmatochromis klugel

Cichlid, Lake Nyassa

Pseudotropheus auratus

Cichlid, Lattice Dwarf

Nannacara taenia

Cichlid, Ortmann's Dwarf

Apistogramma ortmanni

Cichlid, Oscar's

Astronotus ocellatus

Cichlid, Purple

Pelmatochromis kribensis kribensis

Cichlid, Ramirez Dwarf

Apistogramma ramirezi

Cichlid, Ramirez Dwarf

Papiliochromis ramirezi

Cichlid, Red

Hemichromis bimaculatus

Cichlid, Red Dwarf

Pelvicachromis pulcher

Cichlid, Ring Tailed Pike

Crenicichla saxatilis

Cichlid, Severum

Cichlasoma severum

Cichlid, Thomas'

Pelmatochromis thomasi

Cichlid, Thomas' Dwarf

Pelmatochromis thomasi

Cichlid, Velvet

Astronotus ocellatus

Cichlid, Yellow Dwarf

Apistogramma reitzigi

Cichlid, Zebra

Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum

Clarias , Angola

Clarias angolensis

Cleaner, Fair Blue Streak

Labaricus quadrilineatus

Cling, Shore

Lepadogaster lepadogaster

Copeina, Red Spotted

Copeina guttata

Corydoras, Dwarf

Corydoras myersi

Corydoras, Rabut's

Corydoras myersi

Corydoras, Schultzei

Corydoras myersi

Damsel, Marginate

Dascyllus trimaculatus

Damsel, Three Spot

Dascyllus trimaculatus

Damsel, White Tailed

Dascyllus aruanus

Danio, Giant

Danio aequipinnatus

Danio, Giant

Danio malabaricus

Danio, Leopard

Brachydanio frankei

Danio, Pearl

Brachydanio albolineatus

Danio, Spotted

Brachydanio, nigrofasciatus

Danio, Zebra

Brachydanio rerio

Denan

Geophagus gymnogenys

Devil, Blue

Pomacentrus caeruleus

Devil, Blue

Abudefduf oxygen

Devil, Neon

Abudefduf oxyodon

Discus, Blue

Symphysodon aequifasciata haraldi

Discus, Brown

Symphysodon aequifasciata axelrodi

Discus, Green

Symphysodon aequifasciata

Discus, Red

Symphysodon discus

Discus, Yellow Brown

Symphysodon aequifasciata axelrodi

Dollar, Silver

Metynnis schreitmuelleri

Dragonet, Sprightly

Callionymus festivus

Eater, Earth

Geophagus jurupari

Eater, Siamese Algae

Gyrinocheilus aymonieri

Eel, Spiny

Macrognathus aculeatus

Eel, Spingy, Deep Bodied

Mastacembelus pancalus

Eel, Spiny, White Blotched

Mastacembelus argus

Elephant Nosed

Gnathonemus petersi

Epiplatys, Banded

Epiplatys fascolatus

Epiplatys, Fire Mouth

Epiplatys dageti monroviae

Epiplatys, Six Barred

Epiplatys sexfasciatus

Fighting, Javah Mouth Brooding

Betta picta

Fighting, Penang Mouth Brooding

Betta pugnax

Fighting, Picific

Betta imbellis

Fighting, Siamese

Betta splendens

Fighting, Slim

Betta bellica

Fighting, Striped

Betta fasciata

File, Black

Melichthys ringens

File, Red Toothed

Odonus niger

Finger, Common

Monodactylus argenteus

Fire, Flight

Pterois miles

Fire, Red

Pterois volitans

Flag, Florida

Jordanella floridae

Flying Fox

Epalzeorhynchus kallopterus

Ganbusia, Blue

Gambusia puncticulata

Ganbusia, Spotted

Gambusia puncticulata

Gaper, Brown

Serranelus hepatus

Garfish, Indian Freshwater

Xenentodon cancila

Girardinus

Girardinus metallicus

Glass

Ambassis lala

Glowlight

Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Goby, Bucchichi's

Gobius bucchichii

Goby, Night

Stigmatogobius sadanundio

Goby, Snake Head

Gobius ophiocephalus

Goby, Striped

Gobius bucchichii

Goldfish

Carassius auratus

Goldfish, Veiltail

Carassius auratus

Gourami, Banded

Colisa fasciata

Gourami, Blue

Trichogaster trichopterus sumatranus

Gourami, Chocolate

Sphaerichthys osphromenoides

Gourami, Cosby Blue

Trichogaster sumatranus "Cosby"

Gourami, Croaking

Trichopsis vittatus

Gourami, Dwarf

Colisa laha

Gourami, Dwarf

Trichopsis pumilus

Gourami, Dwarf Croaking

Trichopsis pumilus

Gourami, Giant

Colisa fasciata

Gourami, Honey

Colisa chuna

Gourami, Kissing

Helostoma temmincki

Gourami, Moonlight

Trichogaster microlepis

Gourami, Mosaic

Trichogaster leeri

Gourami, Pearl

Trichogaster leeri

Gourami, Schaller's

Trichopsis schalleri

Gourami, Snake Skinned

Trichogaster pectoralis

Gourami, Striped

Colisa fasciata

Gourami, Talking

Trichopsis vittatus

Gourami, Thick Lipped

Colisa labiosa

Gourami, Three Spot

Trichogaster trichopterus

Grama, Basslet

Gramma hemichrysos

Grama, Fairy

Gramma hemichrysos

Grama, Royal

Gramma hemichrysos

Grouper, Polkadot

Chromileptes altivelis

Grouper, Six Line

Grammistes sexlineatus

Grucha, Ladige's

Cynopoecilus ladigesi

Gularis, Blue

Aphyosemion sjoestedti

Guppy

Poecilia reticulata

Halfbeak

Dermogenys pusillus

Halfbeak, Sumatra

Dermogenys sumatranus

Harlequin

Rasbora heteromorpha

Hatchet, Marble

Carnegiella strigata

Hatchet, Silver

Gasteropelecus sternicia

Head and Tail Light

Hemigrammus ocellifer ocellifer

Headstander, Spotted

Chilodus punctatus

Hoplo, Port

Hoplosternum Thoracatum

Humbug, Black Tailed

Dascyllus melanurus

Idol, Poor Man's Moorish

Heniochus acuminatus

Julie, Banded

Julidochromis ornatus

Julie, Yellow

Julidochromis ornatus

Killie, Cuban

Cubanichthys cubensis

Knife, Green

Eigenmannia virescens

Leporinus, Banded

Leporinus fasciatus

Limia, Black Barred

Poecilia nigrofasciata

Limia, Black Bellied

Poecilia melanogaster

Limia, Blue

Limia melanogaster

Limia, Blue

Poecilia nigrofasciata

Limia, Hump Backed

Poecilia nigrofasciata

Lineatus, Panchax

Aplocheilus lineatus

Lineatus, Striped

Aplocheilus lineatus

Lion, Whitefin

Pterois radiata

Loach, Clown

Botia macracantha

Loach, Cross Banded

Botia striata

Loach, Dwarf

Botia sidthimunki

Loach, Half Banded

Acanthophthalmus kuhli

Loach, Kuhli

Acanthophthalmus semicinctus

Loach, Tiger

Botia hymenophysa

Lo Fox

Lo vulpinus

Long Fin, Peruvian

Pterolebias peruensis

Lyretail, Arnold's

Aphyosemion arnoldi

Lyretail, Calabar

Roloffia liberiense

Lyretail, Cape Lopez

Aphyosemion australe

Lyretail, Plumed

Aphyosemion filamentosum

Lyretail, Red

Aphyosemion bivittatum

Merou

Epinephelus guaza

Minnow, Dwarf Top

Heterandria formosa

Minnow, Pike Top

Belonesox belizanus

Minnow, White Cloud Mountain

Tanichthys albonubes

Minor, Red

Hyphessobrycon callistus

Molly, Black

Mollienesia sphenops

Molly, Black Lyretail

Mollienesia sphenops

Molly, Green Sailfin

Mollienesia sphenops

Molly, Sailfin

Poecilia latipinna

Molly, Sailfin

Poecilia velifera

Moon

Monodactylus argenteus

Mosquito, Dwarf

Heterandria formosa

Mountain, White Cloud

Tanichthys albonubes

Mouthbreeder, Dwarf Egyptian

Haplochromis multicolor

Mouthbreeder, Southern

Pseudocrenilabrus philander dispersus

Mutant, Orange

Aphyosemion australe hjerreseni

Nandus

Nandus nandus

Neolebias, Ansorge's

Neolebias ansorgei

Neon, Gold

Neolebias trilineatus

Nothobranch, Beira

Nothobranchius melanospilus

Nothobranch, Green

Nothobranchius korthausae

Nothobranch, Guenther's

Nothobranchius guentheri

Nothobranch, Rachow's

Nothobranchius taeniopygus

Nothobranchius, Guenher's

Nothobranchius guentheri

Nothobranchius Rachov's

Nothobranchius rachovi

Oscar

Astronotus ocellatus

Otocinclus, Striped

Otocinclus vittatus

Panchax

Epiplatys dageti monroviae

Panchax, Blue

Aplocheilus panchax panchax

Panchax, Lamp Eyed

Aplocheilichthys macrophthamus

Panchax, Playfair's

Pachypanchax playfairi

Panchax, Red Chinned

Epiplatys dageti monroviae

Panchax, Sheljuzhko's

Epiplatys chaperi sheljuzhkoi

Panchax, Stripped

Epiplatys fasciolatus

Paradise

Macropodus opercularis

Paradise , Black

Macropodus opercularis concolor

Paradise , Comb Tail

Belontia signata

Paradise , Spike Tailed

Macropodus cupanus dayi

Pearl, Black Finned

Cynolebias nigripinnis

Pencil, Aripiranga

Nannostomus aripirangensis

Pencil, Barred

Nannostomus espei

Pencil, Dwarf

Nannostomus marginatus

Pencil, Espe's

Nannostomus espei

Pencil, Tail Eye

Poecilobrycon unifasciatus ocellatus

Pencil, Three Banded

Nannostomus trifasciatus

Pencil, Three Lined

Nannostomus trifasciatus

Pencil, Tube Mouthed

Nannobrycon eques

Pencil, Tube Mouthed

Poecilobrycon eques

Penquin

Thayeria boehlkei

Perch, Banded Sea

Serranelus scriba

Perch, Marbled Climbing

Ctenopoma oxyrhynchus

Perch, Sharp Nosed

Ctenopoma oxyrhynchus

Perez, Tetra

Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma

Pipe, Large Freshwater

Microphis smithi

Piranha, Naterer's

Serrasalmus nattereri

Platy, Red

Xiphophorus maculatus rot

Platy, Red

Xiphoplorus maculatus

Platy, Red Tuxedo

Xiphophorus maculatus

Platy, Red Wagtail

Xiphophorus maculatus

Platy, Variegated

Xiphophorus variatus

Plecostomus

Plecostomus punctatus

Pristella

Pristella riddlei

Psendoelectric

Apteronotus albifrons

Puffer, Black Spotted

Arothron nigropunctatus

Puffer, Golden

Chonerhinus naritus

Puffer, Green

Tetraodon fluviatilis

Puffer, Sharp Nosed

Canthigaster solandri

Puffer, Somphongs

Carinotetraodon somphongsi

Pyrrhulina, Rachow's

Pyrrhulina rachoviana

Rainbow, Black Lined

Melanotaenia maccullochi

Rainbow, Celebes

Telmatherina ladigesi

Rainbow, Dwarf

Melanotaenia macculochi

Rainbow, Dwarf, Australien

Melanotaenia maccullochi

Rainbow , Madagascar

Bedotia geayi

Rasbora, Dorsal Spotted

Rasbora dorsiocellata

Rasbora, Harlequin

Rasbora heteromorpha

Rasbora, Pearly

Rasbora vaterifloris

Rasbora, Pygmy

Rasbora maculata

Rasbora, Red

Rasbora heteromorpha

Rasbora, Redline

Rasbora pauciperforata

Rasbora, Slender

Rasbora daniconius

Rasbora, Three Line

Rasbora trilineata

Reef, Orange

Chromis xanthurus

Rivulus, Brown

Rivulus cylindraceus

Rivulus , Colombia

Rivulus milesi

Rivulus, Cuban

Rivulus cylindraceus

Rivulus, Green

Rivulus cylindraceus

Roloffia, Gery's

Roloffia geryi

Roloffia, Gery's

Roloffia roloffi

Scat

Scatophagus argus

Scat, Red

Scatophagus argus rubrifrons

Scissorstail

Rasbora trilineata

Sergeant Major

Abudefduf saxatilis

Shark, Bala

Balantiocheilus melanopterus

Shark, Black

Morulius chrysophekadion

Shark, Bridle

Labeo frenatus

Shark, Redtailed

Labeo bicolor

Shark, Tricolor

Balantiocheilus melanopterus

Shrimp

Aeoliscus strigatus

Silver, Sebae

Monodactylus sebae

Skipper, Mud-Rill

Parapocryptes serperaster

Squirrel, Diadem

Adioryx diadema

Squirrel, Diadem

Holocentrus diadema

Squirrel, Russet

Holocentrus rufus

Sunfish, Black Banded

Mesogonistius chaetodon

Sunfish, Pygmy

Elassoma evergladei

Surgeon, Bahamian

Acanthurus bahianus

Surgeon, Flag Tail

Paracanthurus hepatus

Surgeon, White Throated

Acanthurus leucosternon

Swordtail, Green

Xiphophorus helleri

Swordtail, Lyre

Xiphophorus helleri

Swordtail, Red

Xiphophorus helleri

Swordtail, Red Tuxedo

Xiphophorus helleri

Swordtail, Red Wagtail

Xiphophorus helleri

Swordtail, Simpson

Xiphophorus helleri

Tang, Blue

Acanthurus coeruleus

Tetra, Black

Gymnocorymbus ternetzi

Tetra, Black Lined

Hyphessobrycon scholzei

Tetra, Black Neon

Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi

Tetra, Black Phantom

Megalamphodus megalopterus

Tetra, Bleeding Heart

Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma

Tetra, Bleeding Heart

Hyphessobrycon rubrostigma

Tetra, Bloodfin

Aphyocharax rubropinnis

Tetra, Buenos Aires

Hemigrammus caudovittatus

Tetra, Cardinal

Cheirodon axelrodi

Tetra, Cochu's Blue

Boehlkea fredocohui

Tetra, Cochu's Blue

Microbrycon cochui

Tetra , Congo

Phenacogrammus interruptus

Tetra, Diamond

Moenkhausia pittieri

Tetra, Emperor

Nematobrycon palmeri

Tetra, Flag

Hyphessobrycon neterorhabdus

Tetra, Flame

Hyphessobrycon flammeus

Tetra, Garnet

Hemigrammus pulcher

Tetra, Gegrgetta's

Hyphessobrycon georgettae

Tetra, Glow Light

Hemigrammus erythrozonus

Tetra, Griem's

Hyphessobrycon griemi

Tetra, Head and Tail Light

Hemigrammus ocellifer

Tetra, Jewel

Hyphessobrycon callistus

Tetra, Lemon

Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis

Tetra, Maria's

Tilapia mariae

Tetra, Neon

Paracheirodon innesi

Tetra, Ornate

Hyphessobrycon ornatus

Tetra, Peruvian

Hyphessobrycon peruvianus

Tetra, Pretty

Hemigrammus pulcher

Tetra, Red

Hyphessobrycon flammeus

Tetra, Red

Hemigrammus rhodostomus

Tetra, Red Eyed

Moenkhausia sanctae-filomenae

Tetra, Red Headed

Petitella georgiae

Tetra, Red Nosed

Hemigrammus rhodostomus

Tetra, Red Phantom

Megalamphodus sweglesi

Tetra, Rummy Nosed

Hemigrammus rhodostomus

Tetra, Scholze's

Hyphessorbrycon scholzei

Tetra, Serpae

Hyphessobrycon callistus

Tetra, Serpae

Hyphessobrycon serpae

Tetra, Sharp Toothed

Micralestes acutidens

Tetra, Silver

Ctenobrycon spilurus

Tetra, Silver Tipped

Hasemania nana

Tetra, Splashing

Copeina arnoldi

Thread

Alectis ciliaris

Tilapia, Maria's

Tilapia mariae

Toby, Ocellated

Canthigaster solandri

Variatus, Marigold

Xiphophorus mariatus

Variatus, Sunset

Xiphophorus variatus

Veiltail

Carassius auratus var. Bicaudatus

Weather, Japanese

Misgurnus anguillicaudatus

Wrasse, Ashy

Crenilabrus cinereus

Wrasse, Blue Grey

Coris formosa

Wrasse, Doederlin's

Crenilabrus doederleini

Wrasse, Edged

Coris angulata

Wrasse, Five Spot

Crenilabrus quinquemaculatus

Wrasse, Green Eyed

Crenilabrus ocellatus

Wrasse, Mediterranean

Crenilabrus mediterraneus

Wrasse, Moon

Thalassoma lunare

Wrasse, Peacock

Crenilabrus pavo

Zebra

Pseudotropheus elongatus

OTHER INVERTEBRATE

 

Worms , Red

Tubificidae

 

MAMMALS

 

Cat, Domestic

Felis domestica

Cattle, Domestic

Bos taurus

Dog, Domestic

Canis familiaris

Gerbils

Meriones unguiculatus

Goat, Domestic

Capra hircus

Hamster, Common

Cricetus cricetus

Hamster, Golden

Mesocricetus auratus

Horse

Equus caballus

Monkey

Macaca fascicularis

Mouse

Mus musculus

Pig, Domestic

Sus scrofa

Pig , Guinea

Caria porcellus

Rabbit, Domestic

Oryctolagus cuniculus

Rat

Rattus norvegicus

Sheep, Domestic

Ovis aries

MOLLUSK

Nil

REPTILES

 

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Alligator

Alligator mississipiensis

Caimans

Caiman sp.

Lizards

Sauria

Snake, Anaconda

Eunectes murinus

Snake, Asian Red Tailed Rat

Ptyas sp.

Snake, Asian Red Tailed Rat

Zaocys sp.

Snake, Boa Constrictor

Boa constrictor

Snake, Boa, Rainbow

Epicrates cenchris

Snake, Boa, Rosy

Lichanura rosefusca

Snake, Coach Whip

Masticophis tlagellum

Snake, Corn

Elaphe guttata

Snake, Glossy

Arizona elegans

Snake, Guiana Chicken

Spilotes pullatus

Snake, Long Nose

Rhirocheilus leconte

Snake, Pythons

Pythoninae

Snake, Viper, Gaboon

Bitis gabonicus

Snake, Viper, Rhino

Bitis nasicornis

Snake, Yellow Rat

Elaphe guadrivittata

17/84 Sch C

Schedule C - Rep. by NLR 39/05 s10

39/05 s10