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Alberta Regulation 155/2008
Wildlife Act
WILDLIFE (REGISTERED FUR MANAGEMENT LICENCES, 2008) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: September 19, 2008
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development 
(M.O. 22/08) on September 13, 2008 pursuant to sections 12 and 103 of the Wildlife 
Act. 
1   The Wildlife Regulation (AR 143/97) is amended by this 
Regulation.

2   Section 3 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after clause (ii):
	(ii.08)	"partner" means, in respect of a specific registered fur 
management area, an individual, if any, who is a party 
to an extant valid written agreement with a senior holder 
who holds a registered fur management licence - senior 
holder in respect of that area, which agreement
	(i)	approves the individual's becoming a partner and 
holding a registered fur management 
licence - partner in respect of that area, and 
	(ii)	carries a current approval from an appointed 
officer;
	(b)	by repealing clause (ss) and substituting the 
following:
	(ss)	"senior holder" means, in respect of a specific registered 
fur management area, a person who
	(i)	holds an extant designation as a senior holder as a 
result of the application of section 33, or
	(ii)	holds an extant recognition, within the meaning of 
section 33(0.1)(c), as a senior holder for that area 
given before the commencement of this clause;

3   Section 8(1) is amended by striking out "or of a Regional 
Head of Wildlife Management" and substituting ", a Regional 
Head of Wildlife Management or a nominated official within the 
meaning of section 33(0.1)(b)".

4   Section 30 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following after subsection (6):
(6.1)  A recreational licence that has "Primitive Weapons Only" 
written on its face is valid in and only in an open season that is 
restricted to hunting only with a bow and arrow, a shotgun, a 
cross-bow or a muzzle loading firearm of .44 calibre or greater.
	(b)	in subsection (7) by striking out "issued to a 
non-resident or to a non-resident alien".

5   Section 33 is amended
	(a)	by adding the following before subsection (1):
(0.1)  In this section,
	(a)	"designation" means designation by a nominated 
official under this section as a senior holder;
	(b)	"nominated official" means an employee of the Crown 
employed in the Minister's Department who is 
nominated by the Minister for the purposes of the 
provision of this section that is in question;
	(c)	"recognition" means recognition as a senior holder by 
the Minister before, or by a nominated official after, the 
commencement of this clause.
(0.2)  A designation or recognition may only be given to or held 
by a person who is or remains, as the case may be, otherwise 
eligible to obtain and hold a registered fur management 
licence - senior holder.
(0.3)  A designation or recognition remains in effect only until
	(a)	it is revoked pursuant to this section,
	(b)	its holder relinquishes it in writing, or
	(c)	it is automatically revoked by this clause by reason of 
its holder's ceasing to be eligible to obtain or hold the 
registered fur management licence - senior holder for 
the registered fur management area in question.
(0.4)  A nominated official may revoke a designation or 
recognition if he or she considers that
	(a)	 its holder, without valid excuse, has not renewed that 
licence before September 30 following the expiry of the 
licence, or
	(b)	the registered fur management area has otherwise been 
abandoned.
(0.5)  Registered fur management licences are subdivided into
	(a)	registered fur management licence - senior holder, and
	(b)	registered fur management licence - partner,
and a person is not eligible to apply for or to hold a registered fur 
management licence in either subdivision unless that person is a 
senior holder or a partner, as the case may be.
	(b)	in subsection (1) by repealing clauses (b) and (c) 
and substituting the following:
	(b)	subsection (0.5) is met, and
	(c)	in subsection (2) by striking out "licence may be 
renewed by its holder without having to qualify afresh under 
subsection (1) but" and substituting "licence - senior 
holder may be renewed";
	(d)	by adding the following after subsection (2):
(2.1)  An application for renewal of a registered fur management 
licence  -  partner must be accompanied by confirmation by a 
senior holder who is licensed or is contemporaneously applying 
for a senior holder licence confirming the extant valid status of 
the agreement referred to in section 3(ii.08).
	(e)	in subsection (3)
	(i)	 by striking out "licence to" and substituting 
"licence  - senior holder to";
	(ii)	in clause (b) by striking out "under this section" 
and substituting "to hold a registered fur 
management licence - senior holder";
	(f)	in subsection (4)
	(i)	in clause (b) by striking out "under this section" 
and substituting "to hold a registered fur 
management licence - senior holder";
	(ii)	by adding ", provided that those conditions have been 
met," after "in which case";
	(g)	by adding the following after subsection (4):
(5)  The registered fur management licence of a person
	(a)	who ceases to be a senior holder or a partner, as the case 
may be, or
	(b)	who ceases to hold the ongoing eligibility qualification 
referred to in subsection (1)(a),
is automatically cancelled on the occurrence of that event.

6   Section 34(2)(b) is amended by striking out "licence 
relating" and substituting "licence - senior holder relating".

7   Section 130(2.1) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
(2.1)  A person who kills a wolf in any of WMUs 300 to 318, 324 to 
330, 339 or 400 to 434 shall personally submit a report to the Service 
not later than 30 days after the date on which the wolf was killed.

8   Section 1(1), in the portion preceding Schedule 1, is 
amended by repealing clause (l).

9   Item 7 of Part 3 of Schedule 8 is amended by repealing 
sub-item (a) and substituting the following:

7(a)
Registered fur management licence - senior 
holder
 
40.00

Registered fur management licence - partner
 
20.00

10   Part 8 of Schedule 10 is amended in item 1 by striking 
out "The portion of WMU 534 that lies west of the 117th meridian;".

11   Schedule 15 is amended
	(a)	in section 7(3)(j) by striking out "12 female cougar or 
12 male cougar" and substituting "8 female cougar or 8 
male cougar";
	(b)	in section 9(1)
	(i)	in clause (d)
	(A)	in subclause (i) by striking out "or 2";
	(B)	in subclause (i)(A) and (B) by striking out 
"8" and substituting "10";
	(C)	by repealing subclause (i.1) and 
substituting the following:
	(i.1)	in Fur Management Zone 2
	(A)	after 12 lynx have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 12 lynx, plus an additional 5 
lynx for each complete 36 square miles 
of area in excess of 72 square miles of 
area, plus 5 additional lynx for any 
remaining area of less than 36 square 
miles, have been killed in that registered 
fur management area,
	(i.2)	in Fur Management Zone 3
	(A)	after 4 lynx have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 4 lynx, plus an additional 2 
lynx for each complete 36 square miles 
of area in excess of 72 square miles of 
area, plus 2 additional lynx for any 
remaining area of less than 36 square 
miles, have been killed in that registered 
fur management area,
	(i.3)	in any of WMUs 320 to 348, 352, 429, 507 
and 508
	(A)	after 5 lynx have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 5 lynx, plus an additional 2 
lynx for each complete 36 square miles 
of area in excess of 72 square miles of 
area, plus 2 additional lynx for any 
remaining area of less than 36 square 
miles, have been killed in that registered 
fur management area,
	(i.4)	in any of WMUs 349 to 351, 353 to 356, 360 
and 521
	(A)	after 6 lynx have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 6 lynx, plus an additional 3 
lynx for each complete 36 square miles 
of area in excess of 72 square miles of 
area, plus 3 additional lynx for any 
remaining area of less than 36 square 
miles, have been killed in that registered 
fur management area,
	(D)	in subclause (ii.1) by striking out "4 or";
	(ii)	in clause (e)
	(A)	by repealing subclauses (i) and (ii) and 
substituting the following:
	(i)	in Fur Management Zone 1
	(A)	after 10 fisher have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 10 fisher, plus an additional 
3 fisher for each complete 36 square 
miles of area in excess of 72 square 
miles of area, plus 3 additional fisher for 
any remaining area of less than 36 
square miles, have been killed in that 
registered fur management area,
	(ii)	in Fur Management Zone 2 or any of WMUs 
349 to 351, 353 to 356, 360 and 521
	(A)	after 10 fisher have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 10 fisher, plus 4 additional 
fisher for each complete 36 square miles 
of area in excess of 72 square miles of 
area, plus an additional 4 fisher for any 
remaining area of less than 36 square 
miles, have been killed in that registered 
fur management area,
	(B)	in subclause (ii.1)
	(I)	by striking out "4 fisher" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "6 fisher";
	(II)	by striking out "plus 2" wherever it 
occurs and substituting "plus 4";
	(C)	by repealing subclauses (iii) and (iii.1) and 
substituting the following:
	(iii)	in any of WMUs 320 to 348, 352, 429, 507 
and 508
	(A)	after 3 fisher have been killed in that 
registered fur management area if it 
does not exceed 72 square miles in area, 
or
	(B)	if the area of the registered fur 
management area exceeds 72 square 
miles, after 3 fisher, plus an additional 
one fisher for each complete 36 square 
miles of area in excess of 72 square 
miles of area, plus one additional fisher 
for any remaining area of less than 36 
square miles, have been killed in that 
registered fur management area,

THE ALBERTA GAZETTE, PART II, OCTOBER 15, 2008


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