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Shubenacadie Wildlife Management Area Regulations
made under Sections 15 and 113 of the
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 504
O.I.C. 2008-53, (February 19, 2008), N.S. Reg. 78/2008
1 These regulations may be cited as the Shubenacadie Wildlife Management Area Regulations.
2 The purpose of these regulations is to provide for the safety of visitors to the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
3 In these regulations,
(a) “Act” means the Wildlife Act;
(b) “bow” means a device made of wood, metal or other material capable of discharging arrows or missiles;
(c) “Director” means the Director of Wildlife, as defined in the Act;
(d) “weapons” means either a firearm or a bow, or both;
(e) “Wildlife Management Area” means the Shubenacadie Wildlife Management Area.
No possession or discharge of weapons
4 Except as provided in Section 5, a person must not possess or discharge weapons in the Wildlife Management Area.
5 (1) A person may possess weapons in the Wildlife Management Area if
(a) the person’s principal residence is in the Wildlife Management Area and that person possesses weapons only on their property; or
(b) the person is travelling on the portion of Provincial Highway 224 that is within the Wildlife Management Area.
(2) A person employed by the Department may, in the course of carrying out their duties as an employee, possess and discharge a weapon in the Wildlife Management Area.
(3) The Director may authorize an owner or occupier of land in the Wildlife Management Area or that person’s agent to discharge a weapon in the Wildlife Management Area if, in the opinion of the Director, the discharge is required to control nuisance wildlife.