Alberta Fishery Regulations, 1998

Version of section 13.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2012-03-01:


 For the proper management and control of fisheries and the conservation and protection of fish, the provincial Minister may specify in a licence issued under subsection 13(3) any condition that is not inconsistent with these Regulations and in particular, but not restricting the generality of the foregoing, may specify conditions respecting any of the following matters:

  • (a) the species of fish and the quantities of fish that are permitted to be taken or transported;

  • (b) the age, sex, stage of development or size of fish that are permitted to be taken or transported;

  • (c) the waters in which fishing is permitted to be carried out;

  • (d) the location from which and to which fish is permitted to be transported;

  • (e) the person or persons who may conduct fishing operations under the licence;

  • (f) the period during which fishing or transporting fish is permitted to be carried out;

  • (g) the vessel that is permitted to be used for fishing and the persons who are permitted to operate it;

  • (h) the type, size and quantity of fishing gear and equipment that are permitted to be used and the manner in which they are permitted to be used;

  • (i) the specific location at which fishing gear is permitted to be set;

  • (j) the depth of water at which fishing is permitted;

  • (k) the range of the depth of water within which fishing gear may be deployed;

  • (l) the distance to be maintained between fishing gear;

  • (m) information to be reported by the holder of the licence to the Department before the start of a fishing trip with respect to where and when fishing will be carried out, including the means by which, the times at which and the person to whom the report is to be made;

  • (n) records that the licence holder shall keep of any fishing activity carried out under the licence including the manner and form in which the records are to be kept, the times at which and the person to whom the records are to be produced and the period during which the records are to be retained;

  • (o) the marking or tagging of fish for the purpose of identifying the source of the fish;

  • (p) the segregation of fish by species before and during transport;

  • (q) the period within which findings and data obtained as a result of fishing are to be forwarded to the Director;

  • (r) the species of fish, including fish of particular sizes, that must be released and the manner in which they are to be released; and

  • (s) the period during which the release of fish is permitted to be carried out.

  • SOR/2005-296, s. 2
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