Prince Edward Island’s – S-9 Summary Proceedings Act Ticket Regulations (Amendments to the Wildlife Conservation Act)

Update:

The Penalties for Out of Court Settlements, for breaches under the Wildlife Conservation Act, come into force on December 25, 2010. See the fines set out below.

December 25, 2010 ROYAL GAZETTE, P.E.I. 209

EC2010-711
SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS ACT TICKET REGULATIONS AMENDMENT
(Approved by Her Honour the Lieutenant Governor in Council dated 14 December 2010.)

Under Part 52.1 (Wildlife Conservation Act) under the Fur Harvesting Regulations all the fines, under all 30 items listed (from section 2 (5) of the Act, up to and including section 13 (4) ) the consistent fine listed with a breach of any of these sections of the Wildlife Conservation Act is Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00).

Pursuant to section 10 of the Summary Proceedings Act R.S.P.E.I. 1988,
Cap. S-9, Council made the following regulations:

1. Schedule 2 of the Summary Proceedings Act Ticket Regulations
(EC58/08) is amended by the addition of the following immediately
after Part 52:

PART 52.1
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ACT
Fur Harvesting Regulations
(EC663/04)

Penalties for out of court settlement
1 Set a trap or a snare that is not properly stamped…………. 2(5) $200

2 Place in wildlife habitat a snare larger than 20-gauge wire
during the closed season for snaring fox or coyote……… 4(1) $200

3 Possess a snare that is not marked with the registration
number…………………………………………………… 4(4) $200

4 Unlawfully set a snare for coyote or fox within 50 metres
of bait……………………………………………….…… 4(5) $200

5 Unlawfully set a body-gripping trap……………………… 5(2) $200

6 Unlawfully set a foot-hold trap…………………………… 6(2) $200

7 Set a foot-hold trap in combination with a running pole set
or a spring pole set………………………………………. 6(3) $200

8 Set a toothed trap, a deadfall or a hook…………………… 7 $200

9 Place a trap in wildlife habitat before the open season for
that species…………………………………………….… 8(1)(a) $200

10 Leave a trap in wildlife habitat after the close of the
trapping season for that species…………………………. 8(1)(b) $200

11 Unlawful possession or setting of a trapping device……… 8(2) $200

12 Cut, spear, break, destroy or interfere with the den or
burrow of a fox or coyote…………………………….…. 9(1)(a) $200

13 Cut, spear, break, destroy or interfere with a beaver house
or dam, a mink den, a muskrat house or den………….… 9(1)(b) $200

14 Unlawfully set a trap for or attempt to trap raccoon in
places frequented by mink or muskrat……………….….. 9(1)(c) $200

15 Take or attempt to take any beaver, mink or muskrat by
any means other than trapping…………………………… 9(1)(d) $200

16 Fail to check at least once a day a trap designed to hold an
animal alive ……………………………………………… 9(1)(e) $200

17 Fail to check at least once every 48 hours a trap designed
to kill an animal ………………………………………… 9(1)(f) $200

18 Break, interfere with, destroy, remove or otherwise disturb
a trap registered to another person……………………… 9(1)(g) $200

19 Set a snare within 200 m of an occupied dwelling without
the homeowner’s or occupier’s permission……………… 9(1)(h) $200

20 Set a baited snare within 300 m of an occupied dwelling
without the homeowner’s or occupier’s permission…….. 9(1)(i) $200

21 Set a snare smaller then 1.98 mm for fox or coyote………. 9(1)(j) $200

22 Fail to examine at least once every 72 hours a bodygripping
trap, a submarine trap or an underwater
snare……………………………………………………… 9(1)(k) $200

23 Unlawful possession of the green hide, carcass or any
portion of a fur-bearing animal…………………..……… 10(1) $200

24 Fail to provide information on the trapping of the furbearing
animal…………………………………………… 10(2)(a) $200

25 Fail to turn over the green hide, carcass or any portion of
the fur-bearing animal…………………………………… 10(2)(b) $200

26 Buy, acquire or deal in the pelts or hides of any furbearing
animal without a license………………………… 10(3) $200

27 Carry on the business of a fur dealer without a license…… 12(1) $200

28 As a licensed fur dealer fail to keep records………………. 13(1)(a) $200

29 As a licensed fur dealer fail to make records available for
inspection………………………………………………… 13(1)(b) $200

30 As a licensed fur dealer fail to make a report……………… 13(2) $200

31 As a licensed fur dealer make a false statement in
a report…………………………………..………………. 13(4) $200

2. These regulations come into force on December 25, 2010.

EXPLANATORY NOTES

SECTION 1 updates the ticketable offence provisions in the Fur Harvesting Regulations made pursuant to the Wildlife Conservation Act.

SECTION 2 provides for the commencement of these regulations.

Certified a true copy,
Rory Beck
Clerk of the Executive Council

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