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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2011



Coyote Hunting Order
Newfoundland and Labrador, 2011-2012
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed December 21, 2011)

Under the authority of sections 81.2, 88 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the authority of the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John's, December 21, 2011.

Terry French
Minister of Environment and Conservation



        1.   Short title

        2.   Definition

        3.   Coyote licence holders

        4.   Other licence holders

        5.   Specimens

        6.   Limit

        7.   Prohibition

        8.   Sunday hunting

        9.   Repeal

Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Coyote Hunting Order Newfoundland and Labrador, 2011-2012.


        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 10, 2011 to July 7, 2012.

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. A person who kills a coyote shall surrender the carcass to an office of the Wildlife Division within 14 days of the date of the kill and may keep or sell the skin.


        6. 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.


        7. 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.

Sunday hunting

        8. Hunting with a firearm on Sundays shall be permitted across the entire province, beginning October 2, 2011 and ending April 30, 2012, for the species and only during the open seasons as described in this Order.


        9. The Coyote Hunting Order Newfoundland and Labrador, 2010-2011, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations 85/10, is repealed.