Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022
Marginal note:Permit to destroy eggs or nests
70 (1) An egg or nest destruction permit allows its holder and their nominees named in the permit to take and destroy the eggs of the species of migratory birds specified in the permit and to remove and destroy the nests of the species of migratory birds specified in the permit in an area described in that permit and subject to the conditions of that permit, and to dispose of the eggs or nests in the manner provided in the permit.
(2) The Minister may issue an egg or nest destruction permit only if the Minister has reason to believe that the destruction of the eggs or nests is necessary to reduce or prevent the danger that migratory birds are causing or are likely to cause to human health or to public safety or the damage they are causing or are likely to cause to agricultural, environmental or other interests.
Marginal note:Eligible permit holder
(3) An egg or nest destruction permit may be issued only to a person who owns, leases or manages a parcel of land in the area described in the permit.
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