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Newfoundland Regulation 1996


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 94/96

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 94/96

Open Season, Fall, Big Game, Black Bear, Hunting and
Snaring Order, Newfoundland, 1996

under the
Wild Life Regulations, 1984

Under the authority of sections 31 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.   Open season and exceptions

        3.   Foot snares

        4.   Leghold, spring or jump traps

        5.   Bag limits

        6.   Licence validity

        7.   Identification


Short title

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

Open season and exceptions

        2. (1) The fall open season for the hunting and snaring of black bear shall be September 14, 1996 to November 2, 1996 in all Moose Management Areas, except as follows:

 

                      Area No.      Season Dates

                      1                    No open season

                      2                    August 31 ‑ September 14, 1996

                      5                    August 31 ‑ September 14, 1996

                      6                    August 31 ‑ September 14, 1996

                      23                  September 14 ‑ October 5, 1996

                      24                  No open season

                      28                  September 14 ‑ October 5, 1996

                      29                  September 14 ‑ October 5, 1996

                      30                  September 14 ‑ October 5, 1996

                      31                  No open season

                      32                  No open season

                      33                  No open season

                      34                  No open season

                      35                  No open season

                      36                  No open season

                      38                  No open season

                      43                  No open season

                      44                  No open season

                      45                  No open season

                      47                  No open Season

             (2)  The Moose Management Areas referred to above in subsection (1) are described in the Open Season Big Game, Moose, Hunting Order, Newfoundland, 1996‑97 except that:

             (a)  Moose Management Area 28 is further described, for black bear hunting only, to exclude

All that area of the Island of Newfoundland located in the district of Terra Nova, commencing at a point in the centre of the land‑fill site at the northwestern edge of Terra Nova National Park;

Then extending to a radius of 2 kilometres from that point in all directions.

This area contains approximately 1,250 hectares with a perimeter of approximately 12,543 metres.

             (b)  Moose management sub‑areas do not apply to black bear hunting.

             (3)  In addition to the above, hunting black bear by bow and arrow only shall be permitted in the following Moose Management Areas during the period indicated:

 

                      Area No.      Season Dates

                      4                    August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      7                    August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      8                    August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      10                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      15                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      17                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      21                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      22                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      23                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

                      28                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996<T>

                      29                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996<T>

                      40                  August 31 ‑ September 13, 1996

Foot snares

        3. Only Aldrich foot snares or similar devices may be set for the taking of black bears and those devices must be set in a covered “cubby set” and clearly marked with a warning sign indicating that a bear snaring device is set in the “cubby”.

Leghold, spring or jump traps

        4. Steel‑jaw leghold, spring or jump traps shall not be used to take black bears.

Bag limits

        5. The bag limit is 2 black bears of any age or sex, except that female black bears accompanied by cubs, may not be taken by shooting.

Licence validity

        6. Each fall season black bear licence shall be valid only for the area for which it is issued.

Identification

        7. A person shall not transport or possess firearms under the authority of a valid game licence without being in possession of an outdoor identification card, or non‑resident equivalent card, issued to the person.