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WILDLIFE REGULATIONS 2013 - REG 52A

Exemptions from offences relating to possessing deer for the purposes of transporting the deer

    (1)     A person acting in accordance with an Order made under section 7A of the Act who possesses wildlife listed in Part C of Schedule 5 and is transporting the wildlife on Crown land is exempt from the operation of section 47 of the Act, to the extent that section 47 relates to the possession of wildlife.

    (2)     A person who possesses wildlife listed in Part C of Schedule 5 for the purposes of transporting it on behalf of, or at the request of—

        (a)     a person acting in accordance with an Order made under section 7A of the Act (where the wildlife is being transported on Crown land); or

        (b)     the holder of a licence under section 22 or 22A of the Act or an authority under section 28A of the Act who is acting in accordance with that licence or authority; or

        (c)     a person acting in accordance with an authorisation order made under section 28G of the Act—

is exempt from the operation of section 47 of the Act, to the extent that section 47 relates to the possession of wildlife, in the circumstances set out in subregulation (3).

    (3)     For the purposes of subregulation (2), the circumstances are that the person has a letter of authorisation or delivery docket that has been provided by the licence or authority holder which the person reasonably believes states—

        (a)     the name and address of the licence or authority holder from whom the wildlife was sourced; and

        (b)     the address of the property or location from which the wildlife was sourced; and

        (c)     the name and address of the person to whom the wildlife is being consigned; and

        (d)     the date on which the wildlife is being transported.



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