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National Parks Wildlife Regulations

Version of section 13.1 from 2022-07-30 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (5), the superintendent of the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve may, upon receiving an application, issue a hunting permit, to the person named in the application permitting that person to hunt Eider and Long-tailed duck within the boundaries of that Reserve during the open season set out for those species in that area in the Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022.

  • (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 valid migratory game bird hunting permit issued under the Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022.

  • (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  • (4.1) [Repealed, SOR/2009-322, s. 18]

  • (5) The holder of a hunting permit may hunt Eider and Long-tailed 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 by the Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022 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
  • SOR/2009-322, s. 18
  • SOR/2022-105, s. 88

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