§4138. Control of fish, game; powers of commissioner

Link to law: http://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/section/10/103/04138
Published: 2015

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Title

10

:
Conservation and Development






Chapter

103

:
DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE






Subchapter

003
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POWERS AND DUTIES










 

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4138. Control of fish, game; powers of commissioner

(a) The

commissioner may take, permit, or cause to be taken at any time from any

waters, and in any manner, fish which hinder or prevent the propagation of game

or food fish and may take, permit, or cause to be taken at any time wild

animals which are doing damage. Such removal or taking and the possession and

disposition of such fish or wild animals shall be under such regulations as the

commissioner may prescribe.

(b) The

commissioner may take necessary measures to control, in public waters, aquatic

vegetation, insects, or aquatic life, for the purpose of improving such waters

as a habitat.

(c) Any measures

which involve temporary pollution of waters shall be carried out in accordance

with the provisions of section 1455 of chapter 50 of this title.

(d) The

commissioner shall cooperate with the transportation board in any proceeding

brought under section 37 of Title 19 to protect a highway, railroad or public

airport from impoundments of water created by beaver. (Added 1961, No. 119, §

1, eff. May 9, 1961; amended 1981, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 9; 1991, No. 134

(Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 17, 1992; 1991, No. 230 (Adj. Sess.), § 11.)
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