Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

Version of section 9.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (1.1), no person shall possess live fish or viable eggs of a species set out in Part IV of Schedule II (in this section referred to as "invasive fish").

  • (1.1) The provincial minister may, on request by a person, authorize that person to possess specified species and quantities of invasive fish if the person establishes that

    • (a) he or she is a qualified fisheries researcher working in a recognized research facility;

    • (b) he or she has, and will use, the equipment and controls necessary to protect against any release of invasive fish into Ontario waters; and

    • (c) the sole purpose of his or her possession of invasive fish is for scientific research on their potential impacts in Ontario waters, the mitigation of those impacts and the prevention or control of their spread.

  • (2) No person shall possess dead ruffe other than when in transit to an Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources office from the place where the dead ruffe was taken.

  • SOR/94-295, s. 2
  • SOR/2005-249, s. 1
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