30. No taxidermist shall receive or accept specimens of migratory birds or their eggs for preservation or mounting unless the specimens are accompanied by a statement in writing signed by the owner giving his full name and address and the date on which, the place where, the circumstances in which and the permit number under which the specimens were taken.
31. (1) Every taxidermist shall keep books and records showing, in respect of specimens of migratory birds and eggs received by him,
(a) the name of each species and the number thereof;
(b) the date, place and circumstances of the taking of the birds and eggs;
(c) the date when the birds and eggs were received; and
(d) the names and addresses of the owners of the birds and eggs, the permit numbers under which they were collected and the persons from whom they were received by the taxidermist.
(2) Every taxidermist shall permit a game officer to examine at all reasonable times the books and records that are required to be kept by him under this section.
(3) Every taxidermist shall make such annual or other returns as the Minister may require.
(4) No permit issued pursuant to section 29 is valid if the holder of that permit fails to meet the requirements of this section.
32. (1) A permit to collect, possess, sell or transport eiderdown may be issued by the Minister.
(2) Subject to subsection 5(9) and section 38, a permit to collect or possess eiderdown is not required in those areas included in the Agreements referred to in section 38.
(3) A person holding a permit issued pursuant to subsection (1) or who, pursuant to subsection (2), is not required to hold a permit, shall leave sufficient eiderdown in each nest from which he collects it to protect eggs from predators or environmental chilling.
- SOR/80-577, s. 9;
- SOR/81-641, s. 6.
33. No person shall introduce into Canada for the purpose of sport, acclimatization or release from captivity a species of migratory bird not indigenous to Canada except with the consent in writing of the Director.
34. No person shall destroy, tear down, deface or damage a poster, notice or sign that has been erected pursuant to these Regulations.
35. [Repealed, SOR/2005-198, s. 5]
POWERS OF THE MINISTER
36. (1) The Minister may vary or suspend the application of these Regulations where urgent action is needed and where the Minister considers it necessary for the conservation of migratory birds.
(2) Where the Minister varies or suspends the application of these Regulations under subsection (1), the Minister shall cause to be published in a newspaper distributed in the area affected by the variation or suspension or broadcast by any other means in that area a notice stating that, until further notice, the application of these Regulations in the area described in the notice is varied or suspended.
(3) The variation or suspension of the application of these Regulations ceases to have effect at the latest one year after it comes into force or, where the situation necessitating urgent action ceases to exist, at any earlier date specified by the Minister. The Minister shall cause to be published or broadcast, in the manner set out in subsection (2), a notice stating that the variation or suspension of the application of these Regulations has ceased to have effect.
- SOR/2000-247, s. 3.
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