O. Reg. 107/14: HUNTING

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14107
Published: 2014-04-17

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ontario regulation 107/14

made under the

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997

Made: April 9, 2014
Filed: April 17, 2014
Published on e-Laws: April 17, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: May 3, 2014


Amending O. Reg. 665/98

(HUNTING)

1. (1) Subsection 59 (2) of Ontario Regulation 665/98 is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) The holder of a resident licence to hunt bear shall complete one or two questionnaires relating to the hunting activities carried out under that licence in the form established by the Minister and return them to the Minister at the office of the Ministry specified in the questionnaires as follows:

1. If the licence is issued on or before June 15 of any given year, the holder of the resident licence to hunt bear shall complete a spring and a fall questionnaire and return them to the Minister on or before the following times of that year:

i. the spring questionnaire shall be returned on or before August 1, and

ii. the fall questionnaire shall be returned on or before December 15.

2. If the licence is issued after June 15 of any given year, the holder of the resident licence to hunt bear shall complete a fall questionnaire and return it to the Minister on or before December 15 of that year.

(2) Subsection 59 (2) of the Regulation, as remade by subsection (1), is revoked and the following substituted:

(2) The holder of a resident licence to hunt bear shall complete the questionnaire relating to the hunting activities carried out under that licence in the form established by the Minister and return it to the Minister at the office of the Ministry specified in the questionnaire by December 15 in the year of the hunt.

2. (1) Part X of Ontario Regulation 665/98 is amended by adding the following section:

61. (1) A person who holds a licence to hunt bear or a trapping licence shall not shoot or attempt to shoot a cub or a female bear that is accompanied by a cub during any part of an open season for bear specified in Table 2 of Ontario Regulation 670/98 (Open Seasons — Wildlife) made under the Act that falls within May or June in any year.

(2) In this section,

“cub” means a bear born in the year of the hunt.

(2) Section 61 of the Regulation, as made by subsection (1), is revoked

Commencement

3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

(2) Subsections 1 (2) and 2 (2) come into force on January 1, 2016.