Publications

Wildlife Act

Description

The Act provides for the protection and conservation of wild animals in Alberta. It defines controls for hunting and trapping of wildlife and possession of wildlife and wildlife parts, as well as the sale, import and export of wildlife, controlled animals and endangered species. Commercial activities such as guiding, buying fur, taxidermy, tanning and zoos are required to operate under licenses or permits. The Act and regulation includes many activities in relation to hunting, safety, commercial operators, protecting wildlife from disease outbreaks and dealing with wildlife damage to property. Wildlife sanctuaries and other special areas where wildlife are protected from the activities of people are also created under the Act. The Minister of Justice is responsible for appointment of Wildlife Officers (s.1.1).

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Law Legislation QP
Resources

Title and publication information

Frequency

Irregular

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Queen's Printer

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Start Date

2014-12-17

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-12-17

Date Added

2017-02-01T16:53:49.541089

Date Modified

2014-12-17

Date Issued

2014-12-17

Identifiers

ISBN (print)

9780779787234

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Queen's Printer

Contact Email

qp@gov.ab.ca

Contact Other

780-427-4952