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The Wildlife Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. W130

The Wildlife Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
PART I
DESIGNATED AREAS
2 Designation of special use areas.
3 Prohibitions and restrictions.
4 Designation of Crown and other land.
5 Designated areas on Crown land.
(2) Designated areas on other than Crown land.
6 Acquisition of lands.
ENDANGERED SPECIES
7 Preservation of endangered species.
8 Offence and penalty.
(2) Offence and penalty under sec. 7.
PART II
OFFENCES
9 Application of Part.
10 Dangerous hunting.
11 Hunting while intoxicated.
12 Hunting at night by means of lights.
(2) Exceptions.
13 Offence and penalty.
14 Automatic cancellation of licence.
(2) Holding licence prohibited.
(3) Obtaining licence prohibited.
15 Licence requirement.
(2) Exception.
16 Hunting in damaging manner.
17 Restricted area.
18 Hunting for remuneration.
19 Possession of illegally taken animals.
20 Possession of specified animals.
21 Wrong age or sex.
22 Hunting from vehicles.
23 Hunting by means other than firearms.
24 Use of poison.
25 Sunday hunting.
26 Hunting out of season.
27 Prohibited time of day.
28 Bag limit.
29 Possession limit.
30 Buying, selling or serving meat of wild animal.
31 Transporting illegally taken animals.
32 Retrieval of game.
(2) Edible portions of game.
(3) Exceptions.
33 Hunting on private land or leased Crown land.
34 Use of firearms.
(2) Loaded firearm.
35 Use of dogs.
36 Offence and penalty.
37 Automatic cancellation of licence.
(2) Holding licence prohibited.
(3) Obtaining licence prohibited.
38 Trapping in registered trapline district.
(2) Definitions for section.
39 Interference with traps.
40 Shooting beaver, etc.
(2) Opening muskrat house.
(3) Authorization of minister.
41 Receipt for royalty payments.
(2) Royalties.
(3) Collection of royalties by first purchaser.
(4) Exemption from royalty.
42 Trading in furs.
(2) Purchase of pelts, etc.
43 Purchase of pelts.
(2) Dressing pelts.
(3) Exception.
44 Offence and penalty.
45 Possession of live wild animals.
46 Killing wildlife in defence of property.
(2) Report.
(3) Sale of pelt
47 Transporting.
48 Prohibited species of animals.
(2) Importing or exporting prohibited.
(3) Exception.
(4) Export permit
49 Destruction of nest or eggs.
50 Destruction of habitat
(2) Action for damages to habitat.
51 Guide licence.
52 Taxidermy licence.
53 Notices and signs.
54 Offence and penalty.
PART III
LICENSING
55 Issue of licences and permits.
(2) Form of licences and permits.
(3) Terms of licences and permits.
(4) Issue of licences, etc., by vendors.
56 Compliance with terms and conditions of licences and permits.
57 Cancellation of licences or permits.
58 Wildlife certificate required.
59 False statements on applications, returns or reports.
60 Licence not transferrable.
(2) Attempt to transfer licence.
(3) Using licence of another.
61 Licence to be carried on person of holder.
(2) Production of licence.
62 Issue of licence for special area.
(2) Licence for specific period.
(3) Licence for special method.
63 Fee to licence issuer.
64 Minister may authorize killing, capturing of wildlife.
(2) Property in wildlife killed under authority.
65 Permit for wildlife, nests or eggs.
66 Effect of licences and permits.
67 Offence and penalty.
PART IV
ENFORCEMENT
68 Appointment of employees.
(2) Appointment of officers.
(3) Temporary officers.
69 Authority of officer.
70 Inspection of premises and records.
(2) Powers of arrest.
(3) Entry upon private property.
(4) Inspection of hunting camps.
71 Seizure in execution of duties.
(2) Warrant to enter and seize.
(3) Seizure without warrant.
(4) Seizure for examination, etc.
72 Inspection of firearms.
(2) Production of firearm.
73 Officer may stop vehicle.
(2) Inspection of wildlife.
74 Officer may kill dog.
75 Possession.
(2) Onus of proof in possession.
(3) Place of origin.
76 Onus arising from possession.
77 Certificate of minister.
(2) Certificate of laboratory.
(3) Same name.
78 Forfeiture of wildlife.
(2) Disposition on acquittal, etc..
(3) Forfeiture of other things.
(4) Disposal.
(5) Where person unknown.
79 Jurisdiction of justice of peace or magistrate.
80 Limitation period.
(2) Description of offence.
(3) Separate offences.
(4) Continuing offences.
(5) Defect in form.
81 Offence and penalty.
PART V
GENERAL
82 Annual reports by minister.
83 Five year reports by minister.
84 Agreements.
85 Property in wildlife vested in the Crown.
(2) No Crown liability.
86 Property in lawfully killed wildlife.
(2) Property in live wildlife.
87 Disposal of wildlife carcass.
(2) Disposal of live wildlife.
88 Compensation for livestock killed by accident
(2) Conditions for compensation.
89 Regulations
90 Regulations by minister.
91 Application of regulations.
92 Disposal of rents, fees, fines.
(2) Costs of administration.
93 Rights against trespassers preserved.
94 Act subject to Natural Resources Act.
SCHEDULE A
WILD ANIMALS