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WILDLIFE (GAME) INTERIM REGULATIONS 2023 - REG 35

Approved methods for hunting deer (other than Hog Deer, Chital Deer or Fallow Deer)

A person must not hunt, take or destroy deer (other than Hog Deer, Chital Deer or Fallow Deer) other than by the use of—

        (a)     a firearm that is a centre‑fire rifle having a calibre of not less than 6·85 millimetres (0·270 inches), with a projectile weight of not less than 8·45 grams (130 grains); or

        (b)     a firearm that is a muzzle‑loading rifle having a calibre of not less than 11·45 millimetres (0·45 inches), with a projectile weight of not less than 14·91 grams (230 grains); or

        (c)     a long bow, recurve bow or compound bow having a draw‑weight of not less than 22·5 kilograms (50 pounds), using an arrow with a broad‑head having a combined minimum weight of not less than 26 grams (400 grains) and a minimum of 2 sharpened cutting blades; or

        (d)     a cross‑bow having a draw‑weight of not less than 68 kilograms (150 pounds), using a bolt with a broad‑head having a combined minimum weight of not less than 26 grams (400 grains) and a minimum of 2 sharpened cutting blades; or

        (e)     a firearm of not less than 20 bore, and not greater than 12 bore, with a single solid projectile having a weight of not less than 15·88 grams (245 grains), and that firearm must be fitted with—

              (i)     a front and rear iron sight (other than a beaded sight or beaded sights); or

              (ii)     a telescopic sight; or

              (iii)     a reflex sight.

Penalty:     20 penalty units.



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