Summary Offence Tickets Regulations (Schedules)


 

Schedule 15A

Regulations made under the Wildlife Act

 

Offence

Section

Out of Court Settlement

 

Bear Harvesting Regulations

1

Non-resident snaring for bear

4(4)

$463.95

2

Hunting bear while not being immediately supervised by person authorized by regulations

4(6)(b)

$233.95

3

Hunting bear without valid Bear Hunting Licence and valid Firearm Hunting Certificate or Bowhunter Hunting Certificate (specify)

4(7)

$233.95

4

Snaring for bear without valid Resident Bear Snaring Licence and valid Fur Harvesters Certificate or without registration as bona fide fur harvester (specify)

4(8)

$233.95

5

Hunting or possessing more bear than prescribed bag limit

7(3)

$2418.95

6

Failing to detach tag from licence

8(1)(a)

$233.95

7

Failing to indicate date of kill on licence

8(1)(b)

$233.95

8

Failing to attach tag to bear carcass

8(2)

$233.95

9

Hunting or snaring bear after tag detached from licence

8(4)

$348.95

10

Possessing or transporting bear killed by another person without valid permit to transport

9(1)

$348.95

11

Permitting another person to transport bear without completing permit to transport

9(2)

$348.95

12

Snaring for bear with illegal trap

10(1)(a)

$348.95

13

Snaring for bear within 100 ft. (30.48 m) of boundary of common or public highway

10(1)(b)

$233.95

14

Failing to examine bear snare at least once every day

10(1)(c)

$233.95

15

Hunting, viewing or photographing bear (specify) at bait site at time other than baiting period at bait site or at bait site not registered with Department

10(2)(a)

$233.95

16

Locating bait site within prohibited distance from school, dwelling, place of business or public building (specify)

10(2)(c)

$348.95

17

Locating bait site on privately owned land without written consent of landowner or occupier

10(2)(d)

$348.95

18

Hunting for bear contrary to the regulations pertaining to bait sites

10(2)(f)

$233.95

19

Failing to complete and return information return

11(a)

$233.95

20

Failing to submit lower jawbone or skull of bear

11(b)

$233.95

21

Contravening terms or conditions contained on licence

12

$233.95

 

Chignecto Game Sanctuary Regulations

1

Hunting wildlife in Chignecto Game Sanctuary contrary to the regulations

3(1)(a)

$233.95

2

Possessing firearm, bow, crossbow, trap, snare (specify) or possessing wildlife in Chignecto Game Sanctuary (specify) contrary to regulations

3(1)(b)

$463.95

3

Hunting or possessing wildlife in Chignecto Game Sanctuary in excess of prescribed bag limit

4(3)

$693.95

 

Deer Hunting Regulations

1

Hunting deer while not being immediately supervised by person authorized by regulations

4(4)(b)

$233.95

2

Hunting deer without valid authorization required by regulations

4(5)

$233.95

3

Hunting antlerless deer without Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamp

5A(1)(a)

$233.95

4

Hunting antlerless deer in Deer Management Zone other than zone prescribed on Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamp

5A(1)(a)

$233.95

5

Failing to ensure head of antlered deer remains attached to front quarter of deer until deer is processed

5A(2)

$233.95

6

Hunting deer during special open season for bow hunting deer without Bow Hunter Stamp

6(2)

$233.95

7

Hunting deer with weapon other than bow and arrow fitted with broadhead during special open season for bow hunting deer

6(4)

$463.95

8

Failing to detach tag from Deer Hunting Licence after deer is killed

8(1)(a)

$233.95

9

Failing to indicate date of kill of deer on Deer Hunting Licence

8(1)(b)

$233.95

10

Failing to attach tag to deer carcass until it is registered at deer registration station

8(2)

$233.95

11

Hunting deer after tag is detached from licence

8(4)

$348.95

12

Possessing meat of deer family after April 30 without valid storage permit

10(3)

$463.95

13

Possessing over 6.80 kg of meat of deer family killed by another person without valid storage permit

10(4)

$233.95

14

Transferring more than 6.80 kg of deer meat to another person who does not hold valid storage permit

10(5)

$233.95

15

Failing to complete and return information return respecting deer

11

$233.95

16

Contravening terms or conditions of Deer Hunting Licence

12

$233.95

 

Dog Hunting and Training Regulations

1

Training dogs from April 1 to July 1 without valid Dog Training Permit

4(1)

$176.45

2

Training dogs on Sunday with firearm

4(4)

$233.95

3

Conducting dog field trials without valid Dog Field Trial Permit

5(1)

$176.45

6

Hunting raccoons at night with dog without proper permit and licence

7(1)

$233.95

7

Hunting raccoons at night with light the voltage of which is more than 12 volts

7(2)

$233.95

8

Hunting raccoons at night without dog

7(4)

$348.95

9

Hunting wildlife at night with dog

8(1)

$233.95

10

Hunting bear at night with dog

8(2)

$233.95

11

Failing to prevent training dog from attacking raccoon

9(1)

$176.45

12

Transporting in vehicle firearm or bow (specify) that is not encased, as defined in the Firearm and Bow Regulations

9(5)

$463.95

13

Importing into Province a dog which does not comply with the Animal Disease and Protection Act (Canada)

9(6)

$463.95

14

Failing to prevent training dog from chasing or pursuing deer or moose

9(7)

$176.45

15

Contravening terms or conditions contained in permit issued under the Dog Hunting and Training Regulations

10

$176.45

 

Firearm and Bow Regulations

1

Possessing swivel or spring gun in wildlife habitat

3(a)

$233.95

2

Possessing shotgun greater than 10 gauge in wildlife habitat

3(b)

$233.95

3

Possessing device designed to deaden sound of report of firearm in wildlife habitat

3(c)

$233.95

4

Possessing crossbow in wildlife habitat

3(d)

$233.95

5

Possessing in wildlife habitat shot larger than .6096 cm (AAA or No. 4 Buckshot) except rifled slugs or ball during open season for big game

3(e)

$233.95

6

Possessing rifle or hunting deer with firearm during special open season for bow hunting deer

4(2)(b)

$348.95

7

Hunting big game with weapon, arrow or ammunition (specify) other than items prescribed by the regulations

4(4)

$233.95

8

Possessing, in wildlife habitat, a rifle, shot gun slug or ball contrary to regulations

4(5)

$348.95

9

Hunting small game with firearm, bow, arrow or ammunition (specify) other than items prescribed by the regulations

5(3)

$233.95

10

Hunting other harvestable wildlife with firearm, bow, arrow or ammunition (specify) other than items prescribed by the regulations

6(4)

$233.95

11

Hunting fur-bearing animal with firearm, bow, arrow or ammunition other than items prescribed by the regulations

7(4)

$233.95

12

Possessing weapon in wildlife habitat contrary to Act or regulations

8(1)

$233.95

13

Contravening term or condition of permit to transport firearm or bow (specify)

8(3)

$233.95

14

Possessing uncased firearm in or on vehicle contrary to the regulations

8(4)(a)

$233.95

15

Disabled person transporting uncased firearm in vehicle

9(9)

$233.95

16

Disabled person using vehicle to pursue wildlife

9(11)

$233.95

17

Hunting in contravention of special term or condition contained in Weapon Discharge Permit

9(12)

$233.95

18

Possessing more than 1 firearm or bow (specify) while hunting which is not unloaded and disassembled or is not unloaded and encased (specify)

10

$233.95

19

Hunting or discharging firearm or bow (specify) within 804 m of school

11(1)

$348.95

20

Hunting with or discharging (specify) firearm loaded with rifle cartridge, single ball or slug within 402 m of dwelling, place of business, public building or other place (specify)

11(2)

$348.95

21

Discharging shotgun loaded with shot, crossbow or bow (specify) within 182 m of dwelling, place of business, public building or other place prohibited by the regulations (specify)

11(3)

$348.95

22

Hunting wildlife with firearm or bow (specify) within 182 m of dwelling, place of business, public building or other place (specify)

11(4)

$348.95

23

Carrying loaded weapon in vessel contrary to the regulations

12(1)

$233.95

 

Fishing Regulations

1

Fishing without Resident General Fishing Licence, contrary to the regulations

4(1)

$176.45

2

Fishing salmon without valid Resident Salmon Fishing Licence

5(1)

$233.95

3

Fishing Atlantic Salmon while not under immediate supervision of licensed salmon fisherman who holds at least 1 unused tag

5(2)

$176.45

4

Fishing without valid Non-Resident Fishing Licence

6(1)

$176.45

5

Fishing salmon without valid Non-Resident Salmon Fishing Licence

6(3)

$233.95

6

Selling more salmon tags than permitted by the regulations

7(3)(a)

$233.95

7

Selling numbered tag which does not correspond with licence

7(3)(b)

$233.95

8

Failing to carry licence and unused tag while fishing Atlantic Salmon

7(4)

$176.45

9

Failing to produce Salmon Fishing Licence and 1 unused tag for inspection

7(4)

$176.45

10

Supervising resident under 14 years of age who has untagged Atlantic Salmon

7(5)(b)

$176.45

11

Possessing Atlantic Salmon tag belonging to another person

7(6)

$233.95

12

Failing to complete and return information report respecting fish

9(1)

$176.45

13

Failing to comply with terms or conditions contained in fishing licence

10

$176.45

 

Fur Buyers, Hide Dealers and Taxidermists Regulations

1

Possessing fur-bearing animal which is required to be sealed or stamped

4(2)

$233.95

2

Failing to keep fur buyer records as required by the regulations

5(1)

$233.95

3

Possessing polar bear hide without official seal from province or Canadian territory where bear taken

6(4)

$463.95

4

Failing to complete taxidermist records as required by the regulations

8(1)

$233.95

5

Receiving or possessing wildlife without proof it was lawfully taken

8(5)

$233.95

6

Contravening terms or conditions of fur buyers, hide dealer or taxidermist licence (specify)

9

$233.95

 

Fur Harvesting Regulations

1

Hunting fur-bearing animal while not immediately supervised by person holding Fur Harvesters Licence

3(2)

$176.45

2

Hunting or possessing fur-bearing animal by person who is non-resident of Nova Scotia

4

$233.95

3

Trapping or snaring fur-bearing animal during closed season

6(2)

$2418.95

4

Setting or maintaining snare capable of taking fur-bearing animal during closed season other than underwater

6(4)

$693.95

5

Hunting, trapping or snaring fur-bearing animal (specify specie) for which there is no open season

6(5)

$2418.95

6

Possessing pelt or skin of fur-bearing animal (specify) beyond the prescribed possession date

7(1)

$233.95

7

Possessing pelt or skin of fur-bearing animal (specify specie) for which there is no open season

7(2)

$348.95

8

Taking greater number of beaver than prescribed for zone

9(2)(d)

$348.95

9

Killing or possessing fur-bearing animal (specify specie) in excess of prescribed bag limit for specie

9(4)

$2418.95

10

Failing to have pelt of fur-bearing animal (specify specie) properly stamped or marked

10(3)

$176.45

11

Possessing pelt or skin of fur-bearing animal which is required to be stamped or marked

10(4)

$176.45

12

Selling fur-bearing animal in the round without permit

10(5)(a)

$176.45

13

Possessing fur-bearing animal in the round contrary to the regulations

10(5)(b)

$176.45

14

Killing beaver, muskrat, mink or otter with fire-arm or bow (specify) contrary to the regulations

11(1)

$233.95

15

Trapping or snaring on cultivated land or within 274 m of dwelling, school, playground, athletic field or place of business (specify) without required consent or authorization

11(3)

$348.95

16

Trapping or snaring within 274 m of another dwelling, school, playground, athletic field or place of business (specify)

11(4)

$348.95

17

Using body gripping trap with jaw spread greater than 16 cm contrary to the regulations

11(7)

$233.95

18

Using trapping device (specify type) not approved by the regulations

11(8)

$233.95

19

Failing to check snare or trap at least once every day

11(9)

$233.95

20

Using trap equipped with spearing device, teeth, serrations or hooks (specify)

11(10)

$233.95

21

Using set spring poles or running poles not equipped with killing trap or snare

11(11)

$233.95

22

Failing to release wildlife accidentally taken or report it to Department Office

11(12)

$233.95

23

Setting suspended snare contrary to the regulations

11(13)

$176.45

24

Setting leg or foothold trap contrary to the regulations

11(14)

$176.45

25

Setting snare for coyote, fox or bobcat within 50 m of bait which is not properly camouflaged or concealed

11(15)

$233.95

26

Using or possessing a light in a wildlife habitat contrary to the regulations

11(16)

$233.95

27

Failing to complete and return information return respecting fur-bearing animals

13

$176.45

28

Contravening terms or conditions of Fur Harvester's Licence

14

$176.45

 

General Wildlife Regulations

1

Hunting other harvestable wildlife (specify) contrary to the regulations (specify)

3(3)

$233.95

2

Hunting other harvestable wildlife without valid base licence

3(5)

$498.45

3

Contravening terms or conditions of Nuisance Wildlife Permit

5(3)

$233.95

4

Hunting wildlife other than wildlife specified in Nuisance Wildlife Permit

5(4)

$233.95

5

Acting as Nuisance Wildlife Operator without licence

5(7)

$348.95

6

Failing to keep Nuisance Wildlife Operator record required by the regulations

5(11)(a)

$233.95

7

Failing to file Nuisance Wildlife Operator record in accordance with the regulations

5(11)(c)

$233.95

8

Contravening term or condition of Nuisance Wildlife Operator Licence

5(13)

$233.95

9

Keeping wildlife in captivity without permit or licence

6(1)

$233.95

10

Permitting captive wildlife to roam free, escape or be released to the wild (specify)

6(7)(a)

$233.95

11

Failing to make reasonable efforts to return escaped captive wildlife to captivity

6(7)(b)

$233.95

12

Failing to report details of escape of captive wildlife to conservation officer

6(7)(b)

$233.95

13

Keeping diseased wildlife in captivity

6(8)

$233.95

14

Transferring diseased wildlife

6(8)

$233.95

15

Keeping wildlife in captivity in enclosure not approved by Director of Wildlife

6(9)(a)

$233.95

16

Tethering wildlife contrary to the regulations

6(9)(b)

$233.95

17

Keeping wildlife in captivity in enclosure which does not have outside run and shelter

6(9)(c)

$233.95

18

Failing to provide captive wildlife with fresh and adequate water supply

6(10)(a)

$291.45

19

Failing to supply nutritive, uncontaminated and adequate supply of food at least once daily to captive wildlife

6(10)(b)

$291.45

20

Failing to keep enclosure for captive wildlife sanitary and clean

6(10)(c)

$291.45

21

Failing to keep captive wildlife in humane manner

6(10)(d)

$291.45

22

Failing to report accidental taking of wildlife by captive falcon

6A(6)

$233.95

23

Exporting unsealed bear gallbladder

7(2A)

$463.95

24

Releasing turkey without permit

7(3)

$233.95

25

Failing to comply with term or condition contained in permit

7(4)

$233.95

26

Receiving shipment of wildlife or parts thereof (excluding the meat) not properly tagged or marked

8(1)(a)

$291.45

27

Transporting to consignor shipment of wildlife or parts thereof (excluding the meat) not properly tagged or marked

8(1)(b)

$233.95

28

Selling, exposing for sale, offering for sale, processing for sale, possessing for sale trading or bartering (specify) meat of wildlife (specify) contrary to Act or regulations

9(1)(a)

$291.45

29

Selling, exposing for sale, offering for sale, processing for sale, possessing for sale, trading or bartering (specify) pelts of fur-bearing animals contrary to the regulations

9(1)(b)

$291.45

30

Selling, exposing for sale, offering for sale, processing for sale, possessing for sale, trading or bartering (specify) green hides of white tailed deer or moose (specify) contrary to the regulations

9(1)(c)

$291.45

31

Selling, exposing for sale, offering for sale, processing for sale, possessing for sale, trading or bartering (specify) green hide, gall, paws, claws or teeth (specify) of bear contrary to the regulations

9(1)(d)

$291.45

32

Selling, exposing for sale, offering for sale, processing for sale, trading or bartering (specify) an unsealed bear gallbladder

9(1)(e)

$463.95

33

Operating or travelling as passenger in aircraft used to hunt wildlife

10(1)

NIL

34

Using vehicle or vessel to chase, pursue, disturb or drive wildlife

10(2)

$348.95

35

Discharging firearm or bow (specify) between ½ hour after sunset and ½ hour before sunrise contrary to the regulations

11(2)

$463.95

36

Failing within 24 hours to report accidental killing of wildlife to conservation officer

12(1)

$233.95

37

Storing meat of deer family without valid storage permit

13

$348.95

38

Hunting or possessing firearm or bow (specify) in wildlife habitat while disqualified (specify)

14(1)

$348.95

39

Carrying or possessing firearm or bow (specify) in wildlife habitat after bag limit taken

14(3)(a)

$233.95

40

Using or possessing in wildlife habitat hooks capable of holding wildlife

14(4)(a)

$233.95

41

Using or possessing in wildlife habitat trap or snare capable of taking or holding big game

14(4)(b)

$233.95

42

Using or possessing in wildlife habitat product that contains or purports to contain body part of member of deer family

14(5)

$498.45

 

Guide Regulations

1

Holding Special Permit to Guide while not qualified

3(4)

$233.95

2

Holding guide licence or special permit to guide while disqualified

3(5)

$233.95

3

Hunting wildlife without being supervised by guide or resident who holds Special Permit to Guide

5(1)

$348.95

4

Guiding more persons than authorized by the regulations

8

$348.95

5

Failing to complete and submit information return respecting guides

9(1)

$233.95

6

Guide or holder of special permit to guide (specify) failing to submit information returns or biological parts of wildlife on behalf of non-resident

9(2)

$233.95

7

Failing to comply with terms or conditions contained in guide licence or special permit to guide (specify)

10

$233.95

 

Hunter Education, Safety and Training Regulations

1

Conducting hunter education course when not authorized by Minister of Natural Resources

6(4)

$176.45

2

Producing false or misleading document for the purpose of being certified to hunt with firearm, bow or crossbow or to be fur harvester or nuisance wildlife operator (specify)


8(3)


$233.95

3

Possessing, or hunting with, firearm in wildlife habitat without certification to hunt with firearm

12(a)

$366.20

4

Possessing, or hunting with, bow in wildlife habitat without certification to hunt with bow

12(b)

$366.20

5

Possessing, or hunting with, trap or snare in wildlife habitat without fur harvester certification

12(c)

$366.20

6

Possessing, or hunting with, crossbow in wildlife habitat without certification to hunt with crossbow

12(d)

$366.20

7

Failing to wear cap or hat and shirt, vest or coat which are solid hunter orange while hunting or accompanying person who is hunting (specify)

13(1)

$176.45

 

Liscomb Game Sanctuary Regulations

1

Hunting wildlife in Liscomb Game Sanctuary without written authorization

3(1)(a)

$233.95

2

Possessing firearm, bow, crossbow, trap, snare (specify) or any wildlife or part thereof in Liscomb Game Sanctuary without written authorization

3(1)(b)

$233.95

3

Hunting within Liscomb Game Sanctuary outside open season

4(2)

$233.95

4

Hunting within Liscomb Game Sanctuary without proper licence, tag and stamp (specify)

4(3)

$233.95

5

Hunting in Liscomb Game Sanctuary with weapon other than muzzle loaded firearm

4(4)

$233.95

6

Failing to comply with Act or regulations while hunting in Liscomb Game Sanctuary

4(6)

$233.95

 

Moose Hunting Regulations

1

Submitting more than 1 moose application in any one year

3(5)

$233.95

2

Hunting moose without valid Moose Hunting Licence or valid companion moose hunting stamp and valid Firearm Hunting Certificate or Bowhunter Hunting Certificate (specify)

4(5)

$348.95

3

Companion licensee hunting moose without being accompanied by and within hailing distance of moose hunting licence holder

4A(6)

$348.95

4

Hunting moose out of season

5(2)

$2418.95

5

Hunting or possessing greater number of moose than total prescribed bag limit

5(3)

$2418.95

6

Failing to affix required tags in accordance with the regulations upon killing moose

7(1)

$233.95

7

Transporting moose or portion thereof before affixing required tags

7(2)

$233.95

8

Failing to deliver lower jawbone of moose in accordance with the regulations

7(3)

$233.95

9

Failing to complete and return Moose Hunter Report Form in accordance with the regulations

7(4)

$233.95

10

Transferring more than 6.80 kg of moose meat to occupants of another household who do not hold valid storage permit

9(2)

$233.95

11

Possessing more than 6.80 kg of moose meat without valid storage permit

9(4)

$233.95

12

Possessing moose meat after July 31 without valid storage permit

9(5)

$463.95

13

Hunting moose with bow with draw weight less than 22.68 kg

10(1)

$233.95

14

Possessing rifle, slug or ball by person who does not hold valid Moose Hunting Licence or valid companion moose hunting stamp

10(2)

$348.95

15

Failing to comply with term or condition of Moose Hunting Licence

12

$233.95

 

Pheasant Shooting Preserve Regulations

1

Operating pheasant shooting preserve without licence

3(2)

$233.95

2

Keeping or releasing game birds other than pheasants at pheasant shooting preserve

4(3)

$233.95

3

Failing to maintain daily register on pheasant shooting preserve

6(1)

$233.95

4

Failing to make records available for inspection

6(3)

$233.95

5

Shooting pheasant or other game birds during closed season

8(1)

$2418.95

6

Hunting wildlife on pheasant shooting preserve without valid licence

9(2)(a)

$693.95

7

Hunting wildlife on pheasant shooting preserve during closed season

9(2)(b)

$693.95

8

Removing pheasant from pheasant shooting preserve which is not properly identified or tagged

10(1)

$233.95

9

Failing to provide tags or bands for game birds taken on pheasant shooting preserve

10(2)

$233.95

10

Hunting with firearm or bow on pheasant shooting preserve

10(3)

$233.95

11

Hunting wildlife other than pen reared game birds on pheasant shooting preserve

10(3)

$233.95

12

Failing to keep pheasant shooting preserve in clean and sanitary condition

10(4)(a)

$233.95

13

Failing to report outbreak of disease affecting pheasants to Minister of Natural Resources

10(4)(b)

$233.95

14

Failing to post quarantine notice at entrance to pheasant shooting preserve

10(4)(c)

$233.95

15

Contravening terms or conditions contained in licence

11

$233.95

 

Small Game Hunting Regulations

1

Hunting game birds without valid Small Game Hunting Licence

3(2)

$176.45

2

Person over 12 and under 18 hunting small game with firearm or bow without the appropriate certificate or licence or while not under immediate supervision as required by regulations (specify)

4(4)

$233.95

3

Hunting snowshoe hare with a dog during prohibited time

5(2A)

$233.95

4

Hunting or possessing hen pheasant, ptarmigan, Canada grouse, or Hungarian partridge

5(3)

$233.95

5

Hunting ruffed grouse over prescribed daily bag limit for that specie

6(1)(b)

$2418.95

6

Hunting ring necked pheasant over prescribed daily bag limit for that specie

6(1)(c)

$2418.95

7

Possessing more than twice the daily bag limit for ruffed grouse or ring necked pheasants (specify)

7(1)

$2418.95

8

Possessing or transporting ring necked pheasant which has not 1 fully feathered wing and the tail attached to the bird

7(2)

$176.45

9

Failing to take every reasonable effort to retrieve small game which is killed, crippled or injured

9(a)

$233.95

10

Snaring snowshoe hare with material other than wire known as rabbit wire not lighter than 20 gauge

10(1)

$176.45

11

Using body gripping trap or leg hold trap to take snowshoe hare

10(2)

$176.45

12

Snaring, netting or trapping game bird

11

$176.45

13

Possessing small game beyond April 30 without storage permit

12(2)

$176.45

14

Contravening term or condition of Small Game Hunting Licence

13

$176.45

 

Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area Regulations

1

Hunting wildlife in Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area without written authorization, contrary to the regulations

3(1)(a)

$233.95

2

Possessing firearm, bow, crossbow, trap, snare (specify) or any wildlife or part thereof in Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area without written authorization, contrary to the regulations

3(1)(b)

$233.95

3

Hunting within Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area outside open season

4(2)

$233.95

4

Hunting within Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area without proper licence, tag and stamp (specify)

4(2A)

$233.95

5

Hunting within Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area with weapon other than muzzle loaded firearm

4(3)

$233.95

6

Using or possessing electric motor or internal combustion engine while hunting with Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area

4(5)

$233.95

7

Failing to comply with Act or regulations while hunting within Tobeatic Wildlife Management Area

4(6)

$233.95


Schedule 15A–Regulations made under the Wildlife Act

       Out of court settlement amounts increased: N.S. Reg. 339/2013.