National Parks Wildlife Regulations
4 (1) Except as otherwise provided in these Regulations, no person shall
(a) hunt, disturb, hold in captivity or destroy any wildlife within, or remove any wildlife from, a park;
(b) in La Mauricie National Park, Georgian Bay Islands National Park, St. Lawrence Islands National Park or the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, have in the person’s possession any wildlife;
(c) in any park other than a park referred to in paragraph (b), or outside a park, be in possession of any wildlife killed or procured within a park, unless the wildlife is in that person’s possession in accordance with subsection (4);
(d) traffic in any wildlife killed or procured within a park;
(e) disturb or destroy a nest, lair, den or beaver house or dam in a park;
(f) touch or feed wildlife in a park or entice wildlife that is in a park to approach by holding out or setting out decoys or any such devices, foodstuffs or bait of any kind; or
(g) release any exotic wildlife within a park.
(2) No person shall shine a movable light having a voltage greater than 4.5 volts in any area frequented by wildlife between sunset and sunrise.
(3) A person may, in the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, have in the person’s possession wild ducks, if
(a) the ducks have been hunted in accordance with these Regulations; and
(b) at the request of a park warden or other park officer, the person in possession of the ducks produces a hunting permit issued pursuant to section 13.1.
(4) A person may, in any park other than a park referred to in paragraph (1)(b), have in the person’s possession any wildlife if
(a) subject to subsection (5), the person in possession of the wildlife produces, on the request of a park warden or other park officer,
(i) an export permit as issued pursuant to the Game Export Act,
(ii) a hunting licence or permit or a trapping licence or permit issued by the province in which the wildlife was procured,
(iii) a hunting tag issued by the province in which the wildlife was procured and the tag is properly placed on the wildlife as required by the laws of that province, or
(iv) where the wildlife has been obtained as a gift, a valid licence or permit issued by the province in which the wildlife was procured permitting a person to give such wildlife to another person or a statement signed by the donor of the gift that includes the date of the gift, the type and number of wildlife, the name of the person receiving the gift and the licence or permit number under which the wildlife was procured; and
(b) subject to subsection (5), the person is in possession of the wildlife in the park for the purpose of
(i) storing it at a permanent residence in the park,
(ii) transporting it directly on a through highway to a permanent residence within the park,
(iii) transporting it directly through the park to private property outside the park on a road that is the sole means of access to that property, or
(iv) in the case of the Prince Edward Island National Park and where entrance onto the Gulf Shore Parkway was made solely for the purpose of travelling the most direct route to a private or public road outside the Park, transporting it on the Gulf Shore Parkway.
(5) Subsection (4) does not apply to a person who is in possession of wildlife that the person is authorized under paragraph 15(1)(a) to remove, relocate or destroy.
(6) Notwithstanding subsection (1), reasonable protection from biting or stinging insects is permitted.
- SOR/88-40, s. 3
- SOR/91-421, s. 2
- SOR/92-441, s. 2
- SOR/97-102, s. 3
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