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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2007


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 26/07

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 26/07

Open Season Big Game Polar Bear Hunting Order,
Labrador
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed February 27, 2007)

Under the authority of sections 39 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s, February 13, 2007.

Clyde Jackman
Minister of Environment and Conservation

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Prohibition

        3.   Open season

        4.   Bag limit

        5.   Shooting only

        6.   Bears in den

        7.   Bears with transmitters, etc.

        8.   Repeal


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Open Season Big Game Polar Bear Hunting Order, Labrador.

Prohibition

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

Open season

        3. The open season for hunting polar bear in that portion of Labrador from Fish Cove Point in Groswater Bay to Cape Chidley shall be February 1 to June 30 in a year.

Bag limit

        4. The bag limit is one polar bear of either sex except that female polar bears accompanied by cubs, young of the year, may not be taken.

Shooting only

        5. Polar bears shall only be taken by shooting.

Bears in den

        6. Polar bears shall not be taken in a den and active dens shall not be disturbed in any way.

Bears with transmitters, etc.

        7. Polar bears equipped with radio transmitters or collars shall not be taken.

Repeal

        8. The Open Season Big Game Polar Bear Hunting Order, Labrador, 2006, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 16/06 is repealed.