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National Parks Wildlife Regulations

Version of section 13.1 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-12-02:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (5), the superintendent of the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve may issue a hunting permit, on application therefor, to the person named in the application permitting that person to hunt Eider and Oldsquaw duck within the boundaries of that Reserve during the open season set out for those species in that area in the Migratory Birds Regulations.

  • (2) No person is eligible for a hunting permit unless that person

    • (a) is a permanent resident of the communities of Longue Pointe de Mingan, Mingan, Havre St-Pierre or Baie John Beetz in the Province of Quebec; and

    • (b) holds a migratory game bird hunting permit issued under the Migratory Birds Regulations.

  • (3) No person shall hunt for duck unless the person is the holder and is in possession of a hunting permit issued under subsection (1).

  • (4) The superintendent may specify, in the hunting permit

    • (a) the period of time for which the permit is valid;

    • (b) the locations in the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve where the hunting of duck may take place; and

    • (c) such other conditions as are necessary to ensure public safety and the protection of resources in the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve.

  • (4.1) The holder of a hunting permit issued under subsection (1) shall comply with all conditions specified in the permit.

  • (5) The holder of a hunting permit may hunt Eider and Oldsquaw duck

    • (a) between one-half hour before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset during the period referred to in subsection (1); and

    • (b) in an amount not exceeding the daily bag limit prescribed for such duck by the Migratory Birds Regulations for the Province of Quebec.

  • (6) This section does not apply to any aboriginal peoples who have existing aboriginal or treaty rights to hunt in the lands constituting the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve.

  • SOR/84-874, s. 2
  • SOR/88-40, s. 4
  • SOR/92-441, ss. 3, 4(E)
  • SOR/97-102, s. 4
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