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Wildlife Area Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2020-11-29:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall, in any wildlife area,

    • (a) hunt or fish,

    • (b) be in possession of any firearm, slingshot, bow and arrow, shot other than non-toxic shot or any instrument that could be used for the purpose of hunting,

    • (b.1) be in possession of, while fishing, any lead sinkers or lead jigs that weigh less than 50 grams,

    • (c) have in his possession any animal, carcass, nest, egg or a part of any of those things,

    • (d) damage, destroy or remove a plant,

    • (e) carry on any agricultural activity, graze livestock or harvest any natural or cultivated crop,

    • (f) allow any domestic animal to run at large,

    • (g) swim, picnic, camp or carry on any other recreational activity or light or maintain a fire,

    • (h) operate a conveyance,

    • (i) destroy or molest animals or carcasses, nests or eggs thereof,

    • (j) remove, deface, damage or destroy any artifact, natural object, building, fence, poster, sign or other structure,

    • (k) carry on any commercial or industrial activity,

    • (l) disturb or remove any soil, sand, gravel or other material, or

    • (m) dump or deposit any rubbish, waste material or substance that would degrade or alter the quality of the environment,

    unless he does so under and in accordance with a permit issued by the Minister pursuant to section 4.

  • (2) Where the Minister has published a notice in a local newspaper or posted a notice at the entrance of any wildlife area or on the boundary of any part thereof permitting an activity described in subsection (1), any person may carry on the activity described in the notice if the activity is carried on in accordance with the notice.

  • SOR/78-408, s. 2
  • SOR/78-466, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/94-594, ss. 5, 10, 11(F)
  • SOR/96-442, s. 2
  • SOR/97-439, s. 2

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