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AR 299/96 FUR FARMS REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 216/2014)

ALBERTA REGULATION 299/96

Fur Farms Act

FUR FARMS REGULATION


Fur-bearing animals

1   For the purposes of the Act and this Regulation, the following animals are prescribed as fur‑bearing animals:

                               (a)    arctic fox                                                   Alopex lagopus;

                              (b)    badger                                                           Taxidea taxus;

                               (c)    beaver                                                   Castor canadensis;

                              (d)    bobcat                                                                 Felis rufus;

                               (e)    coyote                                                            Canis latrans;

                               (f)    ermine                                                      Mustela erminea;

                               (g)    fisher                                                        Martes pennanti;

                              (h)    lynx                                                                      Felis lynx;

                               (i)    marten                                                   Martes americana;

                               (j)    mink                                                              Mustela vison;

                              (k)    muskrat                                               Ondatra zibethicus;

                               (l)    raccoon                                                         Procyon lotor;

                             (m)    red fox                                                          Vulpes vulpes;

                              (n)    river otter                                               Lutra canadensis;

                              (o)    skunk                                                     Mephitis mephitis;

                              (p)    wolf (grey wolf)                                              Canis lupus;

                              (q)    wolverine                                                            Gulo gulo.

Forms

2   The forms for the purposes of the Act are

                               (a)    an application for a licence in the form set out in Form 1 of the Schedule,

                              (b)    a fur farmer’s annual report under section 7(2) of the Act in the form set out in Form 2 of the Schedule, and

                               (c)    a fur farm export permit in the form set out in Form 3 of the Schedule.

AR 299/96 s2;251/2001

Repeal

3   The Fur Farm Regulation (Alta. Reg. 12/88) is repealed.

Expiry

4   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be re‑passed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on March 31, 2020.

AR 299/96 s4;275/99;354/2003;321/2009;216/2014


Schedule   

Form 1

Application for Fur Farm Licence

I/we                     (full name)                                                            of                           (address)                                                             make application for a licence to operate a fur farm under the Fur Farms Act.  The application is for a new licence                           */ renewal of an existing licence                              *.

The fur farm is described as:

Name of farm:                                                                                      

Address:                                                                                               

Postal Code: ________________ Telephone # ________________

Quarter: _____ Sec _____ Township ____ Range ____ W of _____

I intend to keep the following number and species of fur‑bearing animals at the fur farm:

                                                                                                               
                                                                                                               
                                                                                                               

There is accommodation for     (number)    fur‑bearing animals at the fur farm.

I HAVE READ THE FUR FARMS ACT AND REGULATIONS

Signature: ________________________ Date ______________

* Tick whichever is appropriate.

Form 2

Fur Farmer
s Annual Report

 

 

 

Name of fur farm

 

Name of owner

 

Mailing address

 

Town or city    Postal code     Telephone number

 

Legal land

location

Qtr

Sec

Twp

Rge

W of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return this
information

in August.

Mink

Red Fox

Arctic Fox

Lynx

Other fur-bearing

animals (specify)

How many animals were on your farm on August 1 last year?

 

 

 

 

 

+   How many animals were born between August 1 last year and July 31 this year?

 

 

 

 

 

+   How many animals did you buy between August 1 last year and July 31 this year?

 

 

 

 

 

-    How many animals did you pelt between August 1 last year and July 31 this year?

 

 

 

 

 

-    How many animals did you sell alive between August 1 last year and July 31 this year?

 

 

 

 

 

-    How many animals died (unpelted) or escaped between August 1 last year and July 31 this year?

 

 

 

 

 

= Total animals on     farm on August 1     this year           Total animals on farm on August 1 this year

 

 

 

 

 

How many animals do you expect to pelt this season?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature

 

Date

Form 3

Fur Farm Export Permit

Number of permit _______________

                  (Name)                   of              (Address)            ,
Fur Farm Licence Number                      , is authorized to export the pelts of the following fur-bearing animals:

Fur-bearing Animals                                               Number of Pelts

Red Fox                                                                  ______________

Arctic Fox                                                              ______________

Mink                                                                       ______________

Lynx                                                                       ______________

                                                                                 ______________

Other (specify)

                                                                                                           
(Signature of Fur Farm Supervisor)                                  (Date)     

This permit expires 30 days after the date of issue.