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Wood Buffalo National Park Game Regulations

Version of section 37 from 2006-03-22 to 2018-11-22:

  •  (1) No person shall,

    • (a) use a firearm of less than .23 calibre for the purpose of hunting big game;

    • (b) be in possession of ammunition that contains non-expanding or steel jacketed bullets; or

    • (c) use an automatic loading or recoil loading rifle of more than .22 calibre that has a capacity of more than five cartridges in the magazine.

  • (2) No person shall, for purposes of hunting or trapping, be in possession of

    • (a) a firearm capable of firing more than one bullet during one pressure of the trigger;

    • (b) a firearm that can be altered to operate as an automatic firearm; or

    • (c) a shotgun that is capable of holding more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined unless the magazine has been permanently plugged or altered so as to reduce the capacity of the firearm to not more than three shells in the magazine and chamber combined.

  • (3) Subject to subsection 56(1) and paragraph 57(1)(c), no person shall shoot fur bearing animals with a shotgun except a shotgun loaded with a single ball or bullet.

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