In force: 2018-09-06
56. As soon as a keeper becomes aware or is informed that an animal has escaped from the animal keeping facilities, the keeper must look for it actively to capture it in accordance with sections 7, 8, 55 and 94.
The animal may be killed without a licence if it represents a serious and imminent threat to the safety of a person. The person who kills it must so declare as soon as possible to a wildlife protection officer.
If an animal is not captured or killed within 7 days of its escape, every measure taken by a wildlife protection officer, a public servant or any other mandatary of the Government to capture or kill the animal is at the expense of the owner of the animal. Any unpaid balance bears interest at the rate fixed in accordance with the first paragraph of section 28 of the Tax Administration Act (chapter A-6.002) as of the 30th day following the billing date.