National Parks of Canada Domestic Animals Regulations

Version of section 9 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-02-01:

  •  (1) A park warden or an enforcement officer may impound a domestic animal that is, in a park,

    • (a) at large;

    • (b) found chasing or molesting persons, other domestic animals or wildlife;

    • (c) creating a nuisance or hazard or causing an unreasonable disturbance to park residents, visitors, wildlife, property or facilities.

  • (2) The superintendent, a park warden or an enforcement officer may destroy any domestic animal that

    • (a) is at large in the park and that the superintendent or park warden has attempted in vain to capture; or

    • (b) that poses a danger to persons, other domestic animals or natural resources of the park.

  • (3) The superintendent, a park warden or an enforcement officer shall, as soon as possible after a domestic animal has been impounded or destroyed, notify its owner if the owner can be readily identified.

  • (4) The superintendent, a park warden or an enforcement officer may destroy or dispose of any domestic animal that was found at large in the park if it has been abandoned.

  • SOR/2005-350, s. 10.
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