O. Reg. 88/17: POSSESSION, BUYING AND SELLING OF WILDLIFE
filed March 30, 2017 under Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 41Skip to content
ontario regulation 88/17
made under the
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997
Made: March 8, 2017
Filed: March 30, 2017
Published on e-Laws: March 30, 2017
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 15, 2017
Amending O. Reg. 666/98
(POSSESSION, BUYING AND SELLING OF WILDLIFE)
1. Section 3.1 of Ontario Regulation 666/98 is amended by adding the following subsection:
(4.0.1) Despite subsection (4), if a person who holds a farmer’s licence to sell pelts and carcasses and who is trapping under subsection 6 (3) of the Act or a person who holds a trapping licence kills an otter during the closed season despite the exercise of all due diligence, the person may possess the pelt of the otter if:
(a) the person incidentally kills the otter while lawfully trapping beaver during the open season for beaver; and
(b) the person records the incidentally killed otter on the season-end harvest report required under section 13 of Ontario Regulation 667/98 (Trapping) within 24 hours of the close of the relevant open season for beaver.
2. Part IX of the Regulation is revoked.