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Manitoba Fishery Regulations, 1987

Version of section 16 from 2011-02-10 to 2015-05-28:

  •  (1) Except for those of the species set out in Schedule IX, no person shall possess live fish or live fish eggs unless authorized

  • (2) Subject to subsection (2.1), no person shall bring into Manitoba, possess in Manitoba or release into any waters of Manitoba live fish or live fish eggs of a species set out in Schedule IX.

  • (2.1) The provincial Minister may authorize any person, on request, to bring into or possess in Manitoba specified quantities of live fish or live fish eggs of a species set out in Schedule IX if the person establishes that

    • (a) they are a qualified researcher working in a recognized research facility;

    • (b) they use the equipment and controls necessary to protect against any release, into Manitoba waters, of fish or eggs of a species set out in Schedule IX; and

    • (c) possession of those fish and eggs is solely for the purpose of scientific research on their potential impacts on Manitoba waters, the mitigation of those impacts and the prevention or control of the spread of that species.

  • (3) No person shall bring into Manitoba for use as bait any live fish, crayfish, leeches or salamanders other than under the authority of a Live Fish Handling Permit.

  • SOR/89-180, s. 4
  • SOR/90-302, s. 3
  • SOR/93-39, s. 2
  • SOR/98-247, s. 7
  • SOR/2008-278, s. 1
  • SOR/2011-39, s. 8(F)
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