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Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022

Version of section 68 from 2022-07-30 to 2023-06-22:

Marginal note:Prohibition — giving without label

  •  (1) An individual who kills or takes a migratory bird under a permit referred to in section 64 or 65 must not give it to a person other than the permit holder or a nominee referred to in subsection 65(3), unless it is labelled or preserved.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition — unlabelled birds

    (2) A person must not have in their possession a migratory bird referred to in subsection (1) unless that person, or their nominee referred to in subsection 65(3), killed that bird themselves or the bird is labelled or preserved.

  • Marginal note:Labels on birds or groups

    (3) For the purpose of subsections (1) and (2), a bird is considered to be labelled if a label is attached to it or if it is a part of a group labelled in accordance with subsection (5).

  • Marginal note:Label requirements

    (4) The label must

    • (a) indicate

      • (i) the full name and contact information of the permit holder,

      • (ii) the date the bird was killed, and

      • (iii) the number of the permit under which the bird was killed; and

    • (b) be signed by the holder of the permit under which the bird was killed.

  • Marginal note:Labelled package

    (5) Migratory birds may be labelled as a group by packaging unlabelled birds in a package that is labelled or that contains a labelled bird, if the label satisfies the requirements of subsection (4) in respect of each bird.

  • Marginal note:Exception — labelling

    (6) This section does not apply if the migratory bird is given to a person who is registered as a dog trainer referred to in section 51.

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