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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 70/18

Coyote Hunting Order, Newfoundland and Labrador
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed August 22, 2018)

Under the authority of sections 81.2 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act , I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John’s , August 16, 2018.

Gerry Byrne
Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources

ORDER

Analysis


       
1.   Short title

       
2.   Definition

       
3.   Other licence holders

       
4.   Devices permitted

       
5.   Repeal


Short title

        1. This Order may be cited as the Coyote Hunting Order, Newfoundland and Labrador .

70/18 s1

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Definition

        2. In this order, "coyote shooting licence" means a licence issued under section 81.1 of the Wild Life Regulations .

70/18 s2

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Other licence holders

        3. (1) The holder of a big game, small game, trapper or wolf shooting licence is permitted to hunt coyote by shooting, in the area and during the open season for which his or her licence is valid.

             (2)  The holder of the licence referred to in subsection (1) shall only shoot coyotes using the type of firearm and ammunition that his or her licence permits.

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a person who shoots coyotes with a shotgun under the authority of this section shall use shot size 2 or larger.

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Devices permitted

        4. A person shall only shoot a coyote under a coyote shooting licence using

             (a)  a centre-fire rifle not greater than .225 calibre; or

             (b)  a shotgun using shot size 2 or larger.

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Repeal

        5. The Coyote Hunting Order, Newfoundland and Labrador , 2017-2018 , Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 57/17, is repealed.

70/18 s5