§4555. Answers to uniform fish and wildlife informations

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/10/109/04555
Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

109

:
PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT






Subchapter

003
:
UNIFORM FISH AND WILDLIFE INFORMATION










 

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4555. Answers to uniform fish and wildlife informations

(a) A person who

is charged with committing a violation of this part may waive appearance and

trial with the consent of the prosecuting attorney and plead guilty or nolo

contendere by a signed statement. The person shall submit a fine in an amount

as established under subsection (b) of this section with the signed statement.

The court shall accept the signed statement accompanied by the fine assessed as

a plea of guilty or nolo contendere as indicated on the signed statement and

shall proceed accordingly.

(b) Three

criminal division of the superior court judges appointed by the court

administrator shall establish schedules, within the limits prescribed by law,

of the amount of fines to be imposed. The fines shall be paid to, receipted by

and accounted for by the clerk in the same manner as other fines. A game warden

or law enforcement officer who issues an information shall advise the defendant

of the schedule of fines and show him a copy of that schedule.

(c) If a

defendant fails to answer or appear as directed on the uniform fish and

wildlife information or by the criminal division of the superior court judge or

fails to pay the fine after judgment, the commissioner shall suspend the

hunting, fishing and trapping license or the privilege of the defendant to take

wild animals in this state until the defendant answers, appears or pays the

fine. (Added 1977, No. 229 (Adj. Sess.); amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), §

238.)
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