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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2006


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 71/06

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 71/06

Open Season Small Game Hunting and Snaring
Order, 2005-2006 (Amendment)
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed September 20, 2006)

Under the authority of section 73, 80, 92 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s, September 14, 2006.

Clyde Jackman
Minister of Environment and Conservation

ORDER

Analysis


        1.    S.3 R&S
Open season hunting and shooting

        2.   S.4 R&S
Open season, snaring

        3.   S.9.1 R&S
Prohibition

        4.   Sch. A Amdt.


NLR 81/05
as amended

        1. Section 3 of the Open Season Small Game Hunting and Snaring Order, 2005-2006 is repealed and the following substituted:

Open season, hunting and shooting

        3. The open seasons for hunting, shooting small game shall be

             (a)  for artic hare

                      (i)  no open season throughout the province excluding Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador, and

                     (ii)  for October 1, 2006 to April 20, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador;

             (b)  for snowshoe or varying hare

                      (i)  October 7, 2006 to February 24, 2007, throughout the province excluding Labrador, the islands adjacent to Labrador, Great Island, Little Bay Islands, and Bell Island in Conception Bay,

                     (ii)  October 7, 2006 to December 30, 2006, Great Island,

                    (iii)  October 7, 2006 to November 5, 2006, Little Bay Islands,

                    (iv)  October 1, 2006 to April 20, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador, and

                     (v)  no open season, Bell Island, Conception Bay;

             (c)  for ptarmigan

                      (i)  September 23, 2006 to November 5, 2006 in the Burin Area and the Avalon/Swift Current Area, excluding the Fair Haven Area,

                     (ii)  no open season, Fair Haven Area,

                    (iii)  September 23, 2006 to November 26, 2006 in the Topsails Area,

                    (iv)  September 23, 2006 to December 16, 2006 throughout the remainder of the province excluding Labrador, the island adjacent to Labrador, the Avalon/Swift Current Area, the Burin Area, and the Topsails Area, and

                     (v)  October 1, 2006 to April 20, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador;

             (d)  for ruffed grouse and spruce grouse

                      (i)  September 16, 2006 to December 30, 2006 throughout the province excluding Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador, and

                     (ii)  October 1, 2006 to April 20, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador; and

             (e)  for porcupine, October 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador.

 

        2. Section 4 of the Order is repealed and the following substituted:

Open season, snaring

        4. The open season for snaring small game shall be

             (a)  for artic hare

                      (i)  no open season throughout the province excluding Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador, and

                     (ii)  October 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador;

             (b)  for snowshoe or varying hare

                      (i)  October 7, 2006 to December 30, 2006, Great Island,

                     (ii)  October 7, 2006 to November 5, 2006 Little Bay Islands,

                    (iii)  no open season, Bell Island, Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten Study Area and the Main River Study Area,

                    (iv)  October 7, 2006 to February 24, 2007 through out the province excluding Labrador, the islands adjacent to Labrador, Great Island, Little Bay Islands, Bell Island in Conception Bay, Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten Study Area and the Main River Study Area, and

                     (v)  October 1, 2006 to March 31,2 007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador;

             (c)  for ptarmigan

                      (i)  no open season, Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten Study Area, the Fair Haven Area, the Burin Area and the Mail River Study Area,

                     (ii)  October 7, 2006 to February 24, 2007 throughout the province excluding Labrador, the islands adjacent to Labrador, Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten Study Area, the Fair Haven Area, the Burin Area and the Main River Study Area, and

                    (iii)  October 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador;

             (d)  for ruffled grouse and spruce grouse

                      (i)  no open season , Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten study Area, and the Main River Study Area,

                     (ii)  October 7, 2006 to February 24, 2007 throughout the province excluding Labrador, the islands adjacent to Labrador, Glover Island in Grand Lake, the Pine Marten Study Area and the Main River Study Area, and

                    (iii)  October 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 throughout Labrador and the islands adjacent to Labrador.

 

        3. Section 9.1 of the Order is repealed and the following substituted:

Prohibition

      9.1 Hunting with a firearm on Sunday is permitted for the species and during the season described in this Order only during the period of

             (a)  November 1, 2006 - December 10,2 006 in Sunday Hunting Zone A as described in Schedule B;

             (b)  November 1, 2006 - January 7, 2007 in Sunday Hunting Zone B as described in Schedule B; and

             (c)  November 1, 2006 - April 30, 2007 in all of Labrador.

 

        4. Part (e) of Schedule A of the Order is repealed and the following substituted:

             (e)  Northern Labrador Zone

All that portion of Labrador, including adjacent islands, north of a line commencing at a point on the Labrador coast at 54° north latitude;

Then following the westerly line of 54° north latitude to a point where this line intersects with 62° west longitude;

Then following a northerly direction along the 62° west longitude line to a point where it intersects with the 55° north latitude line;

Then following the 55° north latitude line in a westerly direction to a point where it intersects with the Quebec/Labrador border;

Then following the Labrador-Quebec Boundary in a northerly and easterly direction to a point where this boundary intersects 58° 26' 37.8" north latitude;

Then following a straight line in a south-easterly direction for 11941 meters to a point located at  58° 22' 14.2" north latitude and 63° 42' 2.3" west longitude;

Then following a straight line in a north-easterly direction for 15097 meters to a point located at  58° 25' 31.5" north latitude and 63° 27' 51.9" west longitude;

Then following a straight line for 8960 meters in a north-easterly direction to a point where this boundary intersects 58° 28' 12.5" north latitude and coast line of mainland Labrador.