21. A hunter who kills a caribou, white-tailed deer, moose, black bear or wild turkey, or the holder of a hunting licence referred to in the second paragraph of section 19.1, must, within 48 hours after leaving the hunting site, have the animal registered by a person, a partnership or an association authorized by the Minister under section 56.1 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1).
Upon registration, the hunter must (1) complete and sign the form provided by the Minister containing at least the following information:
(a) the hunter’s name, address and telephone number;
(b) the species, sex and age category of the animal killed;
(c) the date and time of the kill and the place, with enough details to allow localization;
(d) the type of hunting implement and, where applicable, the calibre of the firearm used to kill the animal;
(e) the licence plate number of the vehicle used to transport the animal;
(2) show, in addition to the hunter’s hunting licence, all the hunting licences whose coupons were attached to the animal, where applicable;
(3) allow the punching of all the transportation coupons affixed to the animal, their number corresponding to the bag limit determined for that animal;
(4) allow the marking of the antlers in the case of a male moose;
(5) pay the registration fees provided for in section 21.1.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, a hunter who has killed one of the animals referred to in that paragraph, or the holder of a hunting licence referred to in the second paragraph of section 19.1 shall, upon request of a conservation officer, have the officer register it immediately; a non-resident hunter who has killed one of those animals shall have it registered before leaving Québec.
A hunter who has killed a caribou or moose shall, upon registration, produce the animal whole or in quarters; in the case of a moose produced in quarters, he shall also produce and make accessible the full head, failing which, he shall produce and make accessible the full lower jaw and, in the case of a male, the antlers attached to the calvarium or to a part thereof; in the case of a white-tailed deer, a hunter or the holder of a hunting licence referred to in the second paragraph of section 19.1 shall produce it whole or in 2 approximately equal parts obtained by severing the animal in the middle without removing the head and external genitals.
A hunter who has killed a wild turkey shall, upon registration, show the entire animal, whether eviscerated or not, and a hunter who has killed a black bear shall show the animal’s carcass or pelt.
O.C. 858-99, s. 21; O.C. 953-2001, s. 5; O.C. 931-2005, s. 16; O.C. 332-2008, s. 27; O.C. 870-2010, s. 11; O.C. 73-2014, s. 7; O.C. 904-2015, s. 1.