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Migratory Birds Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2006-03-22 to 2006-06-14:

  •  (1) No person shall ship, transport or offer for shipment or transport a package or container of any kind that contains a migratory bird or a nest or egg thereof unless the exterior of the package or container is clearly marked with the name and address of the shipper, the number of any permit under which the birds, nests or eggs were taken and an accurate statement of the contents of the package or container.

  • (1.1) Subsections (1) and 10(3) do not apply to a person travelling in a private conveyance who is transporting the carcass of a migratory game bird that he or another occupant of the private conveyance has taken under the authority of a migratory game bird hunting permit.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (1), no person shall ship or transport carcasses of migratory birds taken under the authority of a migratory game bird hunting permit unless

    • (a) those birds were taken under a migratory game bird hunting permit in the open season specified for that species and that province in Schedule I;

    • (b) those birds are transported during the open season or within five days after its termination; and

    • (c) the number of those birds does not exceed the number specified in Schedule I as the possession limit for that species in that province.

  • (3) No person shall traffic between Canada, or the exclusive economic zone of Canada, and the United States in migratory birds, or the nests or eggs of migratory birds that have been captured, killed, taken or shipped contrary to the laws applicable to the area in Canada, the exclusive economic zone of Canada or the United Sates in which those birds were captured, killed, taken or shipped.

  • SOR/80-577, s. 5
  • SOR/84-561, s. 1
  • SOR/2004-138, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/2005-198, s. 3
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