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Ontario Fishery Regulations, 2007

Version of section 7 from 2008-01-01 to 2018-10-22:

  •  (1) No person shall fish for or possess a specially protected fish without a licence issued under subsection (2).

  • (2) The provincial Minister may issue a licence to a person to fish for or possess specially protected fish if

    • (a) they are a qualified fisheries researcher working in a recognized research facility; and

    • (b) the purpose of their fishing or possession is the conservation or protection of the species.

  • (3) Despite subsection (1), a person may possess an American eel if the person provides documentary evidence to show that the eel was lawfully obtained outside of Ontario.

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