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Migratory Bird Sanctuary Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2022-07-30 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) No person shall have in his possession in a migratory bird sanctuary

    • (a) any firearm; or

    • (b) any hunting appliance except as otherwise provided in these Regulations.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to any resident or person actually domiciled in a migratory bird sanctuary while that resident or person is in his residence or transporting any firearms or a hunting appliance to or from his residence.

  • (3) Subject to the Act and the Migratory Birds Regulations, 2022, the Minister may issue a permit authorizing any person to have firearms in their possession and to shoot and have in their possession migratory birds in such portion of a migratory bird sanctuary and during such time as are specified in the permit.

  • SOR/2000-332, s. 2
  • SOR/2022-105, s. 83

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