C-61.1 - Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife

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13.1. A wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter upon land, enter premises other than a dwelling-house, or enter a vehicle, boat or aircraft if he has reason to believe there is an animal, fish, invertebrate, wildlife by-product, pelt, object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals, plant of a species designated as threatened or vulnerable under the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E-12.01) or document relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation he is assigned to enforce, with a view to inspecting it. The wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant may be accompanied by an officer of the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune authorized for that purpose by the Minister.
The wildlife protection officer, wildlife protection assistant or officer of the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune accompanying him may enter a dwelling-house without the consent of the owner, lessee or person in charge of the premises only if he has reason to believe that there is an animal or invertebrate that is a risk to wildlife or its habitat or to human health or safety and for which the person in charge of the premises must hold a licence under an Act or regulation wildlife protection officers are assigned to enforce.
The wildlife protection officer, wildlife protection assistant or officer of the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune accompanying him, readily identifiable as such by means determined by the Minister, may require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply without delay.
The wildlife protection officer, wildlife protection assistant or officer of the Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune accompanying him may, in enforcing this section,
(1)  open any container or require any person to open any container kept under lock and key if the wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant has reason to believe that it contains an animal, fish, invertebrate, wildlife by-product, pelt, specimen of a plant species, object or document referred to in the first paragraph;
(2)  examine information and documents or require information and documents for examination or copying;
(3)  take samples from an animal, fish, invertebrate, wildlife by-product, pelt or specimen of a plant species referred to in the first paragraph;
(4)  take photographs and make a sound or visual recording; and
(5)  require any person on the premises to provide all reasonable assistance to enable the wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant to exercise his functions.
Every person referred to in the fourth paragraph shall comply with any request without delay.
A wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant may, in exercising his powers of inspection, make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway, and a unit that is designed to be mobile and to be used as a permanent or temporary residence and that is being used as such a residence.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8; 1999, c. 36, s. 45; 2000, c. 48, s. 2, s. 36; 2004, c. 11, s. 37; 2009, c. 49, s. 43; 2021, c. 242021, c. 24, s. 8.
13.1. A wildlife protection officer or a wildlife protection assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals, any plant of a species designated as threatened or vulnerable under the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E‐12.01) or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
The wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant, readily identifiable as such by reason of means of identification determined by the Minister, may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
The wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant may, in exercising his powers of inspection,
(1)  open any container or require any person to open any container kept under lock and key if the wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant believes on reasonable grounds that it contains any animal, fish or pelt, or any specimen of a plant species or any object or document referred to in the first paragraph;
(2)  use or cause to be used any computer system to examine or reproduce documents;
(3)  use or cause to be used any copying equipment to make copies of documents and photographs;
(4)  take samples from any animal, fish, pelt or plant species referred to in the first paragraph;
(5)  take photographs of a place;
(6)  require any person on the premises to provide all reasonable assistance to enable the wildlife protection officer or wildlife protection assistant to exercise his functions;
(7)  make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
Every person referred to in the third paragraph shall comply forthwith with any request.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway, and a unit that is designed to be mobile and to be used as a permanent or temporary residence and that is being used as such a residence.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8; 1999, c. 36, s. 45; 2000, c. 48, s. 2, s. 36; 2004, c. 11, s. 37; 2009, c. 49, s. 43.
13.1. A protection officer or a protection assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals, any plant of a species designated as threatened or vulnerable under the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E‐12.01) or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
The protection officer or protection assistant, readily identifiable as such by reason of means of identification determined by the Minister, may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
The protection officer or protection assistant may, in exercising his powers of inspection,
(1)  open any container or require any person to open any container kept under lock and key if the protection officer or protection assistant believes on reasonable grounds that it contains any animal, fish or pelt, or any specimen of a plant species or any object or document referred to in the first paragraph;
(2)  use or cause to be used any computer system to examine or reproduce documents;
(3)  use or cause to be used any copying equipment to make copies of documents and photographs;
(4)  take samples from any animal, fish, pelt or plant species referred to in the first paragraph;
(5)  take photographs of a place;
(6)  require any person on the premises to provide all reasonable assistance to enable the protection officer or protection assistant to exercise his functions;
(7)  make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
Every person referred to in the third paragraph shall comply forthwith with any request.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway, and a unit that is designed to be mobile and to be used as a permanent or temporary residence and that is being used as such a residence.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8; 1999, c. 36, s. 45; 2000, c. 48, s. 2, s. 36; 2004, c. 11, s. 37.
13.1. A protection officer or a protection assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals, any plant of a species designated as threatened or vulnerable under the Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species (chapter E‐12.01) or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
The protection officer or protection assistant, readily identifiable as such by reason of means of identification determined by the Société, may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
The protection officer or protection assistant may, in exercising his powers of inspection,
(1)  open any container or require any person to open any container kept under lock and key if the protection officer or protection assistant believes on reasonable grounds that it contains any animal, fish or pelt, or any specimen of a plant species or any object or document referred to in the first paragraph;
(2)  use or cause to be used any computer system to examine or reproduce documents;
(3)  use or cause to be used any copying equipment to make copies of documents and photographs;
(4)  take samples from any animal, fish, pelt or plant species referred to in the first paragraph;
(5)  take photographs of a place;
(6)  require any person on the premises to provide all reasonable assistance to enable the protection officer or protection assistant to exercise his functions;
(7)  make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
Every person referred to in the third paragraph shall comply forthwith with any request.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway, and a unit that is designed to be mobile and to be used as a permanent or temporary residence and that is being used as such a residence.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8; 1999, c. 36, s. 45; 2000, c. 48, s. 2, s. 36.
13.1. A conservation officer or a conservation assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
The conservation officer or conservation assistant, readily identifiable as such by reason of means of identification determined by the Société, may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
He may, in the exercise of his inspection powers, make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8; 1999, c. 36, s. 45.
13.1. A conservation officer or a conservation assistant may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
The conservation officer or conservation assistant, readily identifiable as such by reason of means of identification determined by the Minister, may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
He may, in the exercise of his inspection powers, make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2; 1996, c. 62, s. 8.
13.1. A conservation officer may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal, fish or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
He may, to that end, require any person to stop the vehicle, boat or aircraft to be inspected. The person must comply forthwith.
He may, in the exercise of his inspection powers, make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
He must, on request, identify himself and show a certificate attesting his capacity.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway.
1986, c. 109, s. 4; 1996, c. 18, s. 2.
13.1. A conservation officer may, at any reasonable time, enter any vehicle, boat or aircraft or any premises other than a dwelling-house where he believes on reasonable grounds there is any animal or pelt, any object that can be used for hunting or trapping animals or any documents relating to the enforcement of this Act and the regulations or of any other Act or regulation the enforcement of which is assigned to him, in order to inspect it.
He may, in the exercise of his inspection powers, make a seizure in accordance with section 16.
He must, on request, identify himself and show a certificate attesting his capacity.
In this section, dwelling-house means a building or structure or a part thereof kept or occupied as a permanent or temporary residence, and a building or structure or a part thereof connected to it by a doorway or by a covered and enclosed passageway.
1986, c. 109, s. 4.