This is an official version.
Copyright ©2017: Queen's Printer,
Newfoundland and Labrador
(Filed June 22, 2017)
Under the authority of sections 81.2, 88 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.
1. Short title
3. Coyote licence holders
4. Other licence holders
7. Sunday hunting
1. This Order may be cited as the Coyote Hunting Order, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2017-2018.
2. In this order, "coyote shooting licence" means a licence issued under section 81.1 of the Wild Life Regulations.
Coyote licence holders
3. The open season for hunting of coyote by the holder of a coyote shooting licence is from September 9, 2017 to July 15, 2018.
Other licence holders
4. (1) The holder of a big game, small game, trapper or wolf shooting licence is permitted to hunt coyote by shooting, in the area and during the open season for which his or her licence is valid.
(2) The holder of the licence referred to in subsection (1) shall only shoot coyotes using the type of firearm and ammunition that his or her licence permits.
(3) A person who shoots coyotes with a shotgun under the authority of this section shall use shot size 2 or larger.
5. There is no limit on the number of coyotes which may be shot by the holder of a coyote shooting licence or by a person under the authority of section 4.
6. A person shall not transport or possess any firearm under the authority of a valid game licence without being in possession of an outdoor identification card, or non-resident equivalent card, issued to that person.
7. Hunting with a firearm on Sundays shall be permitted across the entire province, beginning October 1, 2017 and ending April 29, 2018, for the species and only during the open seasons as described in this Order.
8. The Coyote
Hunting Order, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2016-2017,