6 CRR-NY 180.1NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER J. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS
PART 180. MISCELLANEOUS REGULATIONS
6 CRR-NY 180.1
6 CRR-NY 180.1
180.1 Wildlife dangerous to health or welfare.
(a) Purpose.
The purpose of this section is to list species of wildlife which present a danger to the health or welfare of the people of the State, individual residents, or indigenous wildlife populations.
(b) Prohibitions.
No person may possess, release, transport, import or export, or cause to be released, transported, imported or exported, except under permit from the department, any of the following live wildlife: all subspecies of the lion (Panthera leo), the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonides), and any animal, the overall appearance of which makes it difficult or impossible to distinguish it from a wolf (Canis lupus) or a coyote (Canis latrans).
(c) Permits.
Permits issued pursuant to this section may contain terms, conditions and standards designed to protect the public, individual residents, and indigenous wildlife populations of the State, as well as terms and requirements regarding food, shelter, care and caging to ensure humane treatment and safe captive conditions of the listed species. Such permits may be issued only for scientific, educational or exhibitory purposes. Persons in possession of a listed animal on the effective date of this section will, upon application, be issued a permit authorizing continued possession. The permit fee is $10.
(d) Seizure.
Environmental conservation officers, forest rangers and members of the State Police may seize listed species of wildlife possessed without permit. No action for damages will lie for such seizure, and the manner of disposition of seized animals shall be at the discretion of the department.
RESEARCH REFERENCES AND PRACTICE AIDS:
3 NY Jur 2d, Animals § 1(supp).
59 NY Jur 2d, Fish & Wildlife §§ 2, 108(supp).
6 CRR-NY 180.1
Current through October 15, 2019
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