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Newfoundland Regulation 1996


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 93/96

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 93/96

Open Season Big Game, Black Bear, Hunting and
Snaring Order,
Labrador, 1996‑97
under the
Wild Life Regulations, 1984

Under the authority of sections 31, 67 and 90 of the Wild Life Regulations, 1984, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John's, September 27, 1996.

 Beaton Tulk
Minister of
Forest Resources and Agrifoods

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Zones

        3.   Open seasons

        4.   Special licence

        5.   Bag limits


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Open Season Big Game, Black Bear, Hunting and Snaring Order, Labrador, 1996‑97.

Zones

        2. The taking of black bear is prohibited throughout Labrador except as provided for in this Order

             (a)  George River Zone

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line beginning at the point where the 54° 00” north latitude intersects the Labrador‑Quebec boundary;

Then following this boundary in a generally northerly and/or easterly direction to the point where the most westerly of the rivers flowing into Hebron Fiord intersects that boundary at approximately 58° 06” north latitude;

Then following the south bank of this river and the south shoreline of Hebron Fiord in a generally easterly direction to the Atlantic Ocean coast line;

Then following this coast line in a generally southerly direction, including all offshore islands, to the north bank of the mouth of the Kanairiktok River;

Then following the north bank of that river to the confluence with the Sail Lake Tributary;

Then crossing the Kanairiktok River at the shortest distance to the east bank of the Sail Lake Tributary and following the east bank of the Sail Lake Tributary to the intersection with the Sail Lake Dikes, water control structures, on Michikamau Reservoir;

Then following a straight line to the north bank at the mouth of the McPhadyen River and Menihek Lake;

Then following the north bank of that river to the intersection with 54° 00” north latitude;

Then following the 54° 00” north latitude due west to point of commencement.

             (b)  Torngat Mountains Zone

All that area of Labrador, including adjacent offshore islands, lying north of the George River Zone as described in paragraph (a).

             (c)  Labrador South Zone

All that area of Labrador not included in paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

Open seasons

        3. The open seasons for black bear hunting shall be

             (a)  in the George River and Torngat Mountains Zones, August 10, 1996 to November 30, 1996 and March 29, 1997 to June 28, 1997; and

             (b)  in the Labrador South Zone, August 31, 1996 to November 30, 1996 and March 29, 1997 to June 28, 1997.

Special licence

        4. Persons who have resided in the Torngat Mountain Electoral District for a period of 6 consecutive months immediately before applying for a licence may be issued a licence identified as a “Special Licence” free of charge.

Bag limit

        5. The bag limits are:

             (a)  residents ‑ 5 black bears of any age or sex, except that female black bears accompanied by cubs may not be taken by shooting; and

             (b)  non‑residents ‑ 2 black bears of any age or sex, except that female black bears accompanied by cubs may not be taken by shooting.