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S.M. 2005, c. 23
Bill 16, 3rd Session, 38th Legislature
The Wildlife Amendment Act
(Assented to June 16, 2005)
HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:
The following is added after section 63:
The minister may, in accordance with the regulations, allocate specified kinds, classes and types of hunting licences to be issued by
(a) guides licensed under this Act; and
(b) outfitters licensed under The Resource Tourism Operators Act.
Subsection 64(1) is replaced with the following:
The minister may authorize a person to capture or kill wildlife or exotic wildlife for the purpose of protecting property or public safety, research or the management of wildlife or exotic wildlife. The authorization must be in writing.
The following is added after section 64:
The following is added after section 69:
For the purpose of conducting investigations related to the enforcement of this Act, The Resource Tourism Operators Act or The Fisheries Act, the minister may exempt an officer from the application of provisions of this Act and the regulations made under it.
An exemption must be in writing and include restrictions respecting
(a) the duration of the exemption; and
Clause 89(a) is replaced with the following:
Section 90 is amended
(a) in clause (m), by striking out "non-resident hunters to obtain" and substituting "non-residents and non-resident aliens to use"; and
(b) by adding the following after clause (pp):
(pp.1) respecting the allocation of hunting licences to guides and outfitters under section 63.1;
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.