Amendments To The Hunting Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Medību likumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on hunting done hunting Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2003, nr. 17; 2007, 3., no. 14; Latvian journal nr. 205., 2010; 2012, nr. 189) the following amendments: article 1.1: replace in paragraph 1, the word "limit" with the words "allowable amount"; hunting make point 2 as follows: "2) hunting permission, the document that allows the specified location to hunt a particular limited the number of game animals of the species concerned"; to make 8 and 9 point as follows: "8) hunting farm-natural resource management system that simultaneously with the hunting production yields provide the sustainable management of these resources; 9) hunting rights — the right to the land owner or legal possessor to their piece of land to hunt and hunt in this Act regulatory legislation. Hunting rights land owner or legal possessor may use or transfer to another person; " Add to article 9.1 of the following paragraph: ' 91) hunting rights owner, land owner or legal possessor of which ownership or possession of the existing parcel includes hunting areas; " make paragraph 10 by the following: ' 10) hunting rights to a user: the natural or legal person in whose name the registered hunting station; " express the following paragraph 13: "13) Hunter's seasonal card, the document that gives the particular rights in the hunting season hunting with hunting firearms and hunting tools;" Replace paragraph 15, the word "limit" with the words "permissible hunting volume". 2. Make article 3 by the following: ' article 3. (1) hunting is a collection of actions or operations when using hunting guns, tools or techniques that are tracked or checked for, catch, captured, wounded or killed wild game. (2) hunting equates to: 1) fenced area for similar conditions kept the wild game killed by using hunting guns and hunting tools. The fenced area for similar conditions kept the wild game killing refers only hunting laws and regulations governing certain security requirements; 2) escaped captive bred animal killing hunting areas (following the written request of the owner of the animals hunting rights user) using hunting guns and hunting tools; 3) stray House (rooms) for the killing of the animals hunting areas, hunting firearms use and subject to the regulatory framework for the protection of animals in international treaties and other laws and regulations. (3) hunt forbidden: 1) in urban areas; 2) cemetery; 3) where not registered hunting station, except limited hunting of game animals, the hunting rights of the owner or the authorised person, in writing, as well as limited hunting of game on public bodies and their cables bar; 4) where it is prohibited by other laws. (4) the game species, hunting period, as well as cases of possible hunting outside the hunting periods, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. Game bird hunting dates does not determine breeding season or other species for the development of an important stage. (5) the cabinet shall determine the order in which the national forest service is entitled to change the terms of hunting mammals, as well as additional restrictions for the organisation of hunting under the animal populations concerned situation, e. g., phenology and the weather situation. (6) If you can not find a reasonable solution, game bird hunting individuals outside the time limit allowed to obtain, if it does not harm the population of the species concerned is to get permission from, the following purposes: 1) in the interests of public health and safety; 2) in the interest of safety; 3) in order to prevent significant damage to crops, livestock, forests, fisheries and water; 4) for the protection of flora and fauna; 5) for research and training, making the repopulation, reintroduction of species and reproduction required for this purpose; 6) a separate capture, keeping or other judicious exploitation under strictly supervised conditions and on a selective basis. (7) in the sixth paragraph of this article, in the cases referred to in the nature protection authority shall issue the authorisation not game species, hunting for individuals or for keeping in captivity under the laws of the game do not permit individuals and species on the basis of the licences issued shall inform the national forest service. (8) the order in which levels of living in wild game, and the follow-on when it allowed is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 3. Express 4 and article 5 by the following: "article 4. (1) those living in the wild to wild game becomes natural and legal persons only after they are hunted in this law and other hunting laws and regulations governing. (2) wild game, kept fenced area to the wild, in similar circumstances, as well as a fenced area births wild game are those natural or legal persons whose property laws duly authorised are living in the wild game for holding captive in a given area. 5. article. (1) wild game and hunting products prohibited from possession. (2) the hunted animal in the order determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 4. Express 8, 9 and article 10 by the following: ' article 8. The Cabinet determines: 1) hunting a driver's obligations and rights; 2 breed hunting dogs) indicate procedures and use of hunting; 3) procedures for handling wild game where death is not due to hunting, trapping, or keeping in captivity. 9. article. (1) the game procedures in your hunting station determines the hunting rights of the user. (2) the State border guard Department may prohibit or suspend the hunt hunting station or part thereof located in the border zone area, if that area is defined in the enhanced border control, emergency situation, a State of exception or the State border guard of the tactical training tool, immediately informing the hunting rights of the user. 10. article. (1) the game allowed catch in the wild, imported into Latvia, use the breed of hunting dog training or scientific research, to keep in captivity, as well as a skip in the wild, if received from the national forest service permit. (2) the procedures for issuing and withdrawing authorisations for catching wild wild, for Latvia, use import breeds of hunting dog training or scientific research, for keeping in captivity for release into the wild, and is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 5. Supplement article 13 with the third subparagraph by the following: "(3) trap and large capacity pneumatic arms order is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers." 6. Express 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 of the article as follows: "article 14. (1) Hunter, Hunter's bow or hunting licence issued by the national forest service to persons who have passed the relevant exam Hunter examining body. (2) hunting, bow hunting and hunting for driver training, theoretical and practical skills test programme and examination procedures, as well as the arrangements for the issue, Exchange and revoke the licence, the hunters bow hunting licences, hunting licences and permits foreigners to hunt in the territory of Latvia, and the order in which restores and issue or refuse to renew a new hunting documents shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. 15. article. (1) Hunter, Hunter and hunting of arc driving examination of candidates by the State forest service. (2) the order in which the State pays the fee for the hunting, the Hunter and hunting range Manager, as well as the candidates ' examination fees shall be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. 16. article. Foreigners who do not have a national forest service issued a hunting licence allowed to hunt in the territory of Latvia, and they have the right to use hunting guns and hunting gear hunting, if the relevant foreign competent authority issued the document certifying the right to hunt in their country, and they state forest service has received a permit to hunt foreigners in the territory of Latvia. Article 17. (1) the hunting station registers, if it includes hunting areas, not least on article 19 of this law referred to in the first subparagraph, the minimum hunting area which has allowed hunting of wild game limitēto. (2) the cabinet shall determine: 1) hunting precinct and registration procedures and criteria for the recognition of hunting area continuous hunting area; 2) hunting rights movement, the handover and the minimum time limit for the exercise of this right, as well as the cancellation of the order; 3) determines the order in which the fees for hunting rights belonging to the State or acquiescence of hunting areas. 18. article. Public bodies and their cables bar game water birds allowed to hunt without a reconciliation with the hunting rights of the user whose hunting station is located in the body. The order in which public bodies and their cables bar not limited hunts of wild species, determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 7. Article 19: make the first part of paragraph 1 and 2 as follows: "1) deer hunting, not less as 200 acres, including woodland and agricultural land; 2) wild boar hunting, not less than 1000 hectares, including at least 200 acres of wooded land; " to supplement the first part with the 2.1 point as follows: "21 cows and heifers red deer) hunting, not less than 1000 hectares of forest, including only arrays, or parts thereof, and individual pieces of wood (clusters), scrub and marshes"; make the first part of paragraph 3 and 4 by the following: "3) Red Deer Hunt bulls, not less than 2000 acres, including the only forest arrays, or parts thereof, and individual pieces of wood (clusters), scrub and marshes; 4) elk hunting, not less than 2500 hectares of forest, including only arrays, or parts thereof, and individual pieces of wood (clusters), scrub and marshes. "; to turn off the second part; make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) if the hunting station does not meet the first part of this article the requirements laid down in the law, hunting users may enter into reciprocal arrangements on limited hunting of game organization of adjacent stations in hunting. The game species limited the permissible amount of hunting down a contract specified in the common area of the game. " turn off the fourth. 8. Article 20 be expressed as follows: "article 20. (1) in order to ensure the free game species populations and limited gene pool limited the game caused havoc in agriculture and forestry, national forest service, based on the game of the situation of the population data, each year determines the limited species of wild game hunting of the scope of the permitted hunting area. (2) the State of game populations assessed the State Forestry Department. (3) the State of game populations assessed and permissible hunting volume determined according to the methodology approved by the Minister of agriculture. (4) the specially protected natural areas in which hunting restrictions are in force, the number of wild species of mammal control measures relevant to the specially protected natural areas of protection and exploitation of the individual. " 9. Express article 22, first paragraph as follows: "(1) State Forestry Department under the permissible amount of hunting hunting hunting permit issued to the right users. Hunting the permitting procedure determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 10. Article 23: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the order in which the State fee payable for a licence, hunting bow hunter's license, hunting a driver's license, the Hunter's seasonal cards and hunting permit, as well as on the issue of a permit to hunt foreigners in the territory of Latvia, and the toll is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers."; to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) the Hunter's seasonal card procedure determined by the Cabinet of Ministers." 11. Make the article 24 as follows: "article 24. An illegal hunt admits: 1) hunting within the time limit and order that does not match the hunting laws and regulations governing the deadlines and procedures; 2) being prepared for use with firearm or hunting gear hunting area without reconciliation with hunting rights, as well as in the user area, where hunting is prohibited, except for article 29 of this law the fifth subparagraph of paragraph 3; 3) hunting with a firearm, if the law is not in accordance with the procedure prescribed for or is deprived of the Hunter's license, the Hunter's seasonal card or hunting firearms storage permit, as well as the limited game hunting without hunting permits; 4) game hunting with hunting gear, if the law is not in accordance with the procedure prescribed for or is deprived of the hunting licence and the Hunter's seasonal card, as well as the trap unauthorized use; 5) limited the movement of animals in the wild from where it hunted or hurt in the wild animal tracking limited, if not filled hunting permit; 6) hunting in areas where hunting is prohibited, as well as sites where banned the hunting of the species of animals, with the exception of article 29 of this law the fifth subparagraph of paragraph 3; 7) limited the hunting of wild game hunting rights without user consent, except in article 18 of this law and article 29 of the sixth subparagraph of paragraph 3; 8) hunting conditions when animals escape from natural disasters; 9) hunting, using the following hunting prohibited features, tools, methods and techniques: a) "bird", blind or crippled animals as baits, b), c) sound recordings of artificial light sources, except wild boar, Fox and jenotsuņ Hunt, d) night vision sights with electronic magnification or image conversion, except wild boar, Fox and jenotsuņ Hunt, e) mirrors and other dazzling devices, f), (g) lāzertip sights) networks that is not selective in accordance with the terms of use or conditions of use, h) kājķeramo traps and trap or snare that is not selective in accordance with the terms of use or conditions of use, i), bows, crossbow j) semi-automatic firearms that certain and magazine (the ammunition feed mechanism) the total capacity of the three rounds, except wild boar, Fox and jenotsuņ Hunt, k) aircraft to land and moving motorised water vehicles , l) weapons that are not classified as hunting firearms, m) of the arrow, unmarked n) arms which do not meet the hunting laws and regulations governing certain parameters, o) heat uztverošo (termālo) sights; 10) using the following hunting, banned the hunting of the pārbīstam features, tools, methods and techniques: a) ķerambedr, loops, hooks, sharp objects on animal trails Setup, b) electrical or electronic devices that can stun or kill the animal, c) explosives, patšāvēj, d) poisons and poisoned or bait, imobilizējoš e) gas or smoke; 11) game keeping in captivity, received a national forest service permit; 12) hunting, using any large-scale or non-selective capture or killing of birds in the means, arrangements or methods that can also lead to the extinction of local species or in the national territory. " 12. Express article 25 and 26 as follows: "article 25. Within the limits of its competence this law and other legislation governing hunting compliance supervised by the Ministry of agriculture, environmental protection and regional development ministries and subordinated to the Ministry of the Interior. 26. article. Hunting for documentation of the procedure and the order of information in the field of hunting down the Cabinet. " 13. Express article 29 the following: ' article 29. (1) the land owner or legal possessor is liable for the game the damage caused and the damage to your property (possession) the existing land, where hunting rights have not been transferred to another hunting rights user. (2) If the owner of the rights of hunting hunting rights to another user, the hunting party obligations and rights established hunting transfer agreement, without prejudice to the fourth subparagraph of this article. (3) captive wild animal damage done is responsible pet owners. (4) in order to reduce game damage damage: 1) if hunting transfer agreement provides otherwise, the land owner or legal possessor is the responsibility of your property, possession or use of existing land to provide safeguards against game damage caused, insofar as this does not conflict with the environmental and nature protection requirements, and inform the user of a hunting; 2 hunting legislation) is the responsibility of the user to hunt hunting station, ensuring the sustainable management of hunting resources; 3) land owner (user), infrastructure managers and hunting rights the user is obliged to immediately provide a mutual exchange of information on the game found the damage caused; 4) State Forestry Department under the hunting farm regulatory regulations entitled hazard outside the prescribed time limit to allow the hunting of game species are not limited to mammals hunting, as well as to issue hunting permits limited game hunting of the species of mammals, more than the allowable amount of hunting and hunting — if the Coordination Commission handed down its decision, without this law, article 19, first paragraph, the requirements on the minimum hunting areas. (5) the epizootic threats, as well as when the wild game the damage to property and the environment harms the country or national reclamation systems or in areas where hunting is prohibited or is this the reason of damage, the local authorities concerned set up a Coordination Commission, hunting by fitting the area hunting rights to users and experts of the sector concerned, in the territory States: 1) agriculture, forestry, drainage systems and infrastructure damage; 2) of materials that agriculture and forestry contributed to wild game; 3) measures the damage and to limit the effects thereof or elimination. (6) If wild game caused crop damage in areas where hunting is not prohibited, the authorities established a Commission of coordination game, call the hunting rights of the user and the owner or user of the land, given land unit shall determine: 1) agriculture, forestry, drainage systems and infrastructure damage; 2) of materials that agriculture and forestry contributed to wild game; 3) measures the damage and to limit the effects thereof or elimination. Commission for the coordination of the hunt, the hunting rights receive the consent of the proprietor shall be entitled to the above measures time to take over and implement the hunting rights in the relevant land unit. Hunting Commission decision coordination challenge shall not suspend its activity. (7) the cabinet shall determine: 1) the procedure for the determination of the amount of damage that the agriculture, forestry, drainage systems and infrastructure contributed to the wild game, the degree of damage, the damage amounts and criteria for fixing the degree, as well as action in such cases; 2) procedure and conditions for granting authorization to hunt wild game hunting for damage; 3) procedures for determining the level of the material, which agriculture and forestry contributed to wild game; 4) order in which the State pays the fee for the amount of damage and the loss of farming, forestry, drainage systems and infrastructure contributed to the wild game; 5) Coordination Commission Hunt, rights and obligations, as well as procedures for establishing measures for damage and to limit the effects thereof or elimination; 6) the order in which the recoverable losses, by natural or legal persons committed in violation of hunting laws and regulatory requirements, and the extent of damage, as well as illegal hunting value of production procedures and reimbursement. " 14. Turn off the article 30. 15. Article 31, paragraph 1, second subparagraph: to express "a" and "b" in subparagraph by the following: "(a)) duty in full on a hunting permit, b) duty in full on the Hunter's license, hunting license, bow hunting licence, permit foreigners to hunt on the territory of Latvia and the Hunter's seasonal card issuance"; to complement the point with "b1" section as follows: b1 ") State fee in full on Hunter, Hunter and hunting of arc driving examination, candidates". 16. transitional provisions: Express 8 and 9 point as follows: "8. The Cabinet of Ministers no later than 2014 1 April issue of this law article 3, fourth and fifth paragraphs of article 5, second paragraph, article 8, article 10, in the second paragraph of article 13, the second and third subparagraphs, article 14, in the second paragraph of article 15, in the second paragraph of article 17, in the second paragraph of article 18, article 22, first paragraph 23. in the first and third paragraph, article 26 and article 29 the provisions referred to in the seventh part. 9. the transitional provisions referred to in point 8 of the Cabinet from the date of entry into force of the provisions applicable to the following Cabinet of Ministers regulations, in so far as they are not inconsistent with this law: 1) the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 March 2004, the Regulation No 109 "provisions on State toll on Hunter's license, the Hunter's seasonal cards and hunting permit, permit for foreign hunters to hunt in the territory of Latvia and authorisation to export hunting trophies from Latvia as well as the export of hunting trophies order "; 2) the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 March 2004, the Regulation No. 110 "rules on hunting and hunting managers training procedures, knowledge and practical skills testing program, as well as hunters and hunting licence the licence issuing procedure"; 3) the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 March 2004, the Regulation No. 111 "order in which losses by recoverable physical or legal persons committed in violation of hunting laws and regulatory requirements, and their extent, and the illegal hunting of the value of production and the amount of reimbursement"; 4) Cabinet of 19 June 2007 Regulation No 409 of the "procedure for determining the fees for hunting rights belonging to the State or acquiescence of hunting areas"; 5) Cabinet of Ministers of 17 July 2007 rules no 497 "order in which determines the amount of material loss, which agriculture and forestry contributed to wild game '; 6) the Cabinet of Ministers on 6 November 2007 the Regulation No 743 "hunting farm development fund rules"; 7) the Cabinet of Ministers of 20 December 2011 rules No 975 "rules on stamp duty on transactions, forestry and hunting the hunters Manager exams and game calculate damage"; 8) Cabinet of 26 February 2013 the Regulation No. 113 "hunting regulations. '; transitional provisions be supplemented with 10 and 11 of the following paragraph: "the amendments to this law 10 article 15, in the second paragraph of article 23, first paragraph and the second paragraph of article 31, shall enter into force simultaneously with the amendments to the law" About taxes and duties ". 11. This law article 17, first paragraph, the requirements apply them hunting stations that are registered after 1 January 2014. " The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. The Parliament adopted the law of 20 June 2013. The President a. Smith 2013 in Riga on July 11.