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WILDLIFE REGULATIONS 2013 - REG 66

Conditions of any Wildlife Demonstrator Licence

    (1)     It is a condition of any Wildlife Demonstrator Licence that the licence holder must—

        (a)     obtain the prior written approval of the Secretary before allowing the wildlife to be used in a commercial film;

        (b)     in the case of a licence issued for more than three months, give at least 5 demonstrations involving wildlife to the public in every 6 month period of the licence;

        (c)     not sell or dispose of any wildlife which the licence holder bought or acquired that has been in the possession of the licence holder for less than 6 months, without the prior written approval of the Secretary;

Reg. 66(1)(ca) inserted by S.R. No. 164/2018 reg. 18.

        (ca)     act in accordance with any conditions imposed under regulation 39A(2)(c) while participating in a wildlife event;

        (d)     display wildlife in circumstances that minimise the chance of escape of any wildlife;

        (e)     display wildlife in circumstances that provide for the good health and welfare of the wildlife in accordance with any applicable code of practice made under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 or the Domestic Animals Act 1994 ;

        (f)     display wildlife in circumstances that minimise the risk of injury to any person or to the wildlife;

        (g)     not allow dangerous or venomous wildlife to be handled by persons other than the licence holder without the prior written approval of the Secretary;

        (h)     ensure that wildlife being demonstrated is under the direct supervision of the licence holder or an employee of the licence holder at all times while the wildlife is being demonstrated.

    (2)     It is a condition of any Wildlife Demonstrator Licence that the licence holder must not accept wildlife from any person as a gift without the prior written approval of the Secretary, unless the person offering the gift—

        (a)     holds a wildlife licence that authorises that person to sell or dispose of that wildlife; or

        (b)     is an exempt person for the purposes of selling or disposing of any such wildlife.

    (3)     It is a condition of any Wildlife Demonstrator Licence that the licence holder must, in the case of wildlife which dies while in the possession of the licence holder—

        (a)     sell or dispose of the dead wildlife to the holder of a Wildlife Taxidermist Licence; or

        (b)     dispose of the dead wildlife by incineration or burial; or

        (c)     retain the dead wildlife.

    (4)     It is a condition of any Wildlife Demonstrator Licence that the licence holder must not enter into a transaction with a person to buy, acquire, sell or dispose of wildlife unless the person—

        (a)     holds a wildlife licence that authorises that person to buy, acquire, sell or dispose of that wildlife; or

        (b)     is an exempt person for the purposes of buying, acquiring, selling or disposing of any such wildlife; or

        (c)     has obtained the prior written approval of the Secretary.

Division 5—Conditions of Wildlife Displayer Licences



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