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Newfoundland Regulation 1998


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 61/98

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 61/98

Wild Life Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Wild Life Act
(O.C. 98-255)

(Filed June 17, 1998)

Under the authority of section 7 of the Wild Life Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 17, 1998.

John Cummings
Deputy Clerk of the Executive
Council

REGULATION

Analysis


        1.   S.111.1 Added
Non-resident hunting


CNR 1156/96
as amended

        1. The Wild Life Regulations are amended by adding immediately after section 111 the following:

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 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;

             (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;

             (c)  "direct relative" means a father, mother, sister, brother, son, daughter 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 the Tourist 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 for salmon or trout in any inland water of the province without possessing a valid inland fishery licence or a valid family inland fishery licence.

             (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 Fishery Regulations 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 Fishery Regulations, 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 Fishery Regulations, 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.