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The Wild Rice Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. W140

The Wild Rice Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Application of Act.
(2) Rent under Crown Lands Act leases.
(3) "Domestic" and "natural" defined.
(4) Aboriginal and treaty rights.
3 Development licence.
4 Production licence.
(2) Mechanical harvesting.
5 Non-licence areas.
(2) Designation of areas.
6 Areas designated for hand-picking.
(2) Areas designated for Indian Bands.
7 Transportation of wild rice.
8 Buyer's permit.
(2) Penalty for non-observance.
9 Export certificate.
(2) Prohibition of export.
10 Issue of licences.
(2) Wild rice zones.
11 Two or more licences to same person.
(2) Number of production licences restricted.
12 Terms and conditions of licences.
13 Form of licences.
14 Fees, rents, royalties.
(2) Non-payment of rent.
(3) Application by alleged debtor.
(4) Order of restitution.
15 Duration of development licence.
(2) Duration of production licence.
16 Duration of permit.
17 Ownership of wild rice harvested.
18 Rights not exclusive.
19 Transfer of development licence.
20 Transfer of production licence.
21 Transfer of permit.
22 False statement.
23 Cancellation of licences, etc.
24 Appointment of officers.
(2) Temporary officers.
(3) Authority of officer.
25 Wild rice camps.
26 Seizure in execution of duties.
(2) Warrant to enter and seize.
(3) Seizure without warrant.
27 Entry upon private lands.
28 Arrest.
29 Storage or sale of wild rice.
(2) Disposition after proceedings.
(3) Disposition of other things.
(4) Application for earlier possession.
(5) Order by justice.
(6) Where person unknown.
30 Offence and penalty.
(2) Continuing offence.
31 Regulations by minister.