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National Parks Wildlife Regulations

Version of section 2 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-12-02:

 In these Regulations,


Director[Repealed, SOR/91-421, s. 1]

exotic wildlife

exotic wildlife means all wildlife that is not indigenous to a park or that has been declared, pursuant to these Regulations, to be exotic wildlife; (faune exotique)


firearm means any weapon from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged and that is capable of causing injury or death to wildlife and includes anything that can be adapted for use as a firearm and anything that is designed for or capable of being used for the purpose of causing injury or death to wildlife; (arme à feu)


guide means a person who holds a valid licence issued pursuant to the National Parks Businesses Regulations to carry on the business of a guide; (guide)


hunt means to trap, chase, pursue, worry, follow after or on the trail of, search for, shoot at, stalk, lie in wait for, or to attempt, in any manner, to capture, kill or injure any wildlife whether or not the wildlife is captured, killed or injured; (chasser)

hunting permit

hunting permit[Repealed, SOR/91-421, s. 1]


loaded with respect to a firearm, means that a live shell or cartridge is present in the breach, chamber or attached magazine of the firearm or that a projectile is present in the barrel of the firearm; (chargée)


park[Repealed, SOR/91-421, s. 1]


possession means possession within the meaning of subsection 4(3) of the Criminal Code; (possession)


superintendent[Repealed, SOR/91-421, s. 1]

through highway

through highway means

  • (a) the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff, Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks,

  • (b) the Yellowhead Highway in Jasper National Park,

  • (c) the Banff-Windermere Highway in Banff and Kootenay National Parks,

  • (d) Highways 10 and 19 in Riding Mountain National Park,

  • (e) the Trans-Canada Highway, the Charlottetown Highway, the East Port area Highway 310 and the Terra Nova area Highway 301 in Terra Nova National Park,

  • (f) Highway 114 and the unnumbered roads leading to Teahans Corner in Fundy National Park,

  • (g) the Cabot Trail (Highway 19) in Cape Breton Highlands National Park,

  • (h) Highway 132 between Cap-aux-Os and Cap-des-Rosiers in Forillon National Park,

    • (i) Highway 117 in Kouchibouguac National Park, or

  • (j) Highway 93 in Banff National Park and Jasper National Park; (route de transit)


traffic means to sell, buy, barter, trade or solicit wildlife or to offer to do so; (trafiquer)


trap means a structure, contrivance or device that is capable of capturing wildlife by affording entrance but not exit, and includes a snare; (piège)


vehicle means every device in, on or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn on land; (véhicule)


vessel includes any boat, canoe, raft, amphibious vehicle or any other structure, other than a sea plane, used or capable of being used for transportation on water; (bateau)


wildlife means all wild mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, fish, insects and other invertebrates and any part thereof, and includes their eggs and young; (faune ou animaux sauvages)

  • SOR/84-874, s. 1
  • SOR/88-40, s. 1
  • SOR/91-421, s. 1
  • SOR/92-441, s. 1, 4(E)
  • SOR/97-102, s. 1

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