13. The holder of a trapping licence who captures a black bear shall, within 15 days of leaving the trapping ground, show his licence and the bear’s carcass or pelt, register the catch with, a person, partnership or association authorized by the Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife under section 56.1 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1) and have the transportation coupon punched.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, the holder of a trapping licence who captures a black bear shall, at a wildlife conservation officer’s request, have the officer register it immediately.
The holder of a trapping licence must pay black bear registration fees of $6.00.
As of 1 April 2011, the fees are adjusted annually by applying to their value for the preceding year the annual percentage change, computed for the month of June of the preceding year, in the general Consumer Price Index (CPI), published by Statistics Canada.
The Minister is to publish the results of the adjustment in Part 1 of the Gazette officielle du Québec or make them known by any other appropriate means.
O.C. 1027-99, s. 13; O.C. 688-2001, s. 1; O.C. 1027-99, s. 22; O.C. 688-2001, s. 2; O.C. 447-2008, ss. 2 and 8; O.C. 535-2011, s. 5.