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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2007


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 94/07

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 94/07

Open Season Spring Big Game Black Bear Hunting and Snaring
Order,
Newfoundland, 2008
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

 (Filed September 11, 2007)

Under the authority of sections 38 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s, September 4, 2007.

Clyde Jackman
Minister of Environment and Conservation

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Spring open season

        3.   Devices permitted

        4.   Prohibited devices

        5.   Bag limits

        6.   Validity of licence

        7.   Prohibition

        8.   Prohibition

        9.   Repeal


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Open Season Spring Big Game Black Bear Hunting and Snaring Order, Newfoundland, 2008.

Spring open season

        2. (1) The spring open season for the hunting and snaring of black bear shall be May 10, 2008 to July 12, 2008 in all moose management areas except as follows:

 

Area No.

Season Dates

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

             (2)  The moose management areas referred to in subsection (1) are described in the Open Season Big Game Moose Hunting Order, Newfoundland, 2007-2008 except that 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, with an area of approximately 1,250 hectares and a perimeter of approximately 12,543 metres.

Devices permitted

        3. Only Aldrich foot snares or similar devices may be set for the taking of black bears and those devices shall 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".

Prohibited devices

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

Bag limits

      5. (1) The bag limit shall be two black bears of any age or sex.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), female black bears accompanied by cubs may not be taken by shooting.

Validity of licence

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

Prohibition

        7. A person shall not transport or possess any 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.

Prohibition

         8 Hunting with a firearm on Sundays shall be permitted across the entire province, beginning November 4, 2007 and ending April 30, 2008 for the species and during the seasons as described in this Order.

Repeal

        9. The Open Season Spring Big Game Black Bear Hunting and Snaring Order, Newfoundland, 2006, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 82/05, is repealed.

(Includes correction of Oct. 5/07)