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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2006


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 72/06

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 72/06

Furbearing Animals Trapping Order,
2005-2006 (Amendment)
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed September 20, 2006)

Under the authority of section 16, 25, 27 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.2 Amdt.
Open season trapping

        2.   S.8 Amdt.
Open season trapping

        3.   S.16 Amdt.
Lynx to be registered

        4.   S.18 Amdt.
Accidental taking of lynx

        5.   S.19 R&S
Wolves

        6.   Sch. A Amdt.

        7.   Sch. B Amdt.


NLR 74/05

        1. (1) Section 2 of the Furbearing Animals Trapping Order, 2005-2006 is amended by renumbering it as subsection (1), by deleting the year "2005" wherever it appears and substituting the year "2006", and by deleting the year "2006" wherever it appears and substituting the year "2007".

             (2)  Section 2 of the Order is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1) the following:

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), during the 2006-2007 season, the trapping of lynx is prohibited in areas on the Island of Newfoundland outside Zone A, that is in Zone B, as described in Schedule A.

 

        2. Section 8 of the Order is amended by deleting the year "2005" wherever it appears and substituting the year "2006" and by deleting the year "2006" wherever it appears and substituting the year "2007".

 

        3. (1) Subsection 16(1) of the Order is amended by deleting the date "Friday, February 3, 2006" and substituting the date "Friday, February 12, 2007".

             (2)  Subsection 16(2) of the Order is amended by deleting the words "Inland Fish and".

 

        4. Section 18 of the Order is amended by deleting the words "Inland Fish and".

 

        5. Section 19 of the Order is repealed and the following substituted:

Wolves

      19. (1) All persons taking wolves must surrender to the Wild Life Division the lower jawbone or complete skull from each wolf taken.

             (2)  These specimens shall be submitted by May 11, 2007.

 

        6. Schedule A of the Order is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (f) the following:

             (g)  Lynx Zone A: NORTHERN REGION

All that area of the Island of Newfoundland bounded by a line beginning at a point known as Main Gut at the mouth of the St. George’s River in St. Georges Bay;

Then following the northern shoreline of St. George’s River in a easterly direction to the Trans Canada Highway;

Then following the Trans Canada Highway in a southerly direction to the Burgeo Highway;

Then following the Burgeo Highway in a easterly direction to the its intersection with the south bank of the Lloyds River;

Then following a straight line in an easterly direction to the southern extremity of Mollyguajeck Lake where a small stream enters the lake;

Then following the southern shoreline of Mollyguajeck Lake to Terra Nova River;

Then following the southern bank of the Terra Nova River to Terra Nova Lake;

Then following the southern shoreline of Terra Nova Lake to Terra Nova River;

Then following the southern bank of the Terra Nova River to its mouth (outflow) at Glovertown South;

Thence following the coastline of insular Newfoundland including all offshore islands and excluding all areas within National Park jurisdiction in a northerly direction to the point of commencement.

             (h)  Lynx Zone B: SOUTHERN REGION

All that area of the Island of Newfoundland bounded by a line beginning at a point known as Main Gut at the mouth of the St. George’s River in St. Georges Bay;

Then following the southern shoreline of St. George’s River in a easterly direction to the Trans Canada Highway;

Then following the Trans Canada Highway in a southerly direction to the Burgeo Highway;

Then following the Burgeo Highway in a easterly direction to the its intersection with the south bank of the Llyods River;

Then following a straight line in an easterly direction to the southern extremity of Mollyguajeck Lake where a small stream enters the lake;

Then following the southern shoreline of Mollyguajeck Lake to Terra Nova River;

Then following the southern bank of the Terra Nova River to Terra Nova Lake;

Then following the southern shoreline of Terra Nova Lake to Terra Nova River;

Then following the southern bank of the Terra Nova River to its mouth (outflow) at Glovertown South;

Then following the coastline of insular Newfoundland including all offshore islands and excluding all areas within National Park jurisdiction in a southerly direction to the point of commencement.

 

        7. Schedule B of the Order is amended by repealing paragraph (a) and substituting the following:

             (a)  Labrador North Fur Zone

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

Then west along 54° north latitude to its intersection with 62° west longitude;

Then north along 62° west longitude to 55° north latitude;

Then west along 55° north latitude to its intersection with the Labrador - Quebec 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.