2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 45 WILDLIFE
Chapter 503 Hunting, Fishing and Trapping; Miscellaneous Protective Measures
NRS 503.597 Introduction or removal of aquatic life or wildlife: Approval required; investigation; regulations.

NRS 503.597 Introduction or removal of aquatic life or wildlife: Approval required; investigation; regulations.

1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful, except by the written consent and approval of the Department, for any person at anytime to receive, bring or have brought or shipped into this State, or remove from one stream or body of water in this State to any other, or from one portion of the State to any other, or to any other state, any aquatic life or wildlife, or any spawn, eggs or young of any of them.

2. The Department shall require an applicant to conduct an investigation to confirm that such an introduction or removal will not be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of wildlife in this State. Written consent and approval of the Department may be given only if the results of the investigation prove that the introduction, removal or importation will not be detrimental to existing aquatic life or wildlife, or any spawn, eggs or young of any of them.

3. The Commission may through appropriate regulation provide for the inspection of such introduced or removed creatures and the inspection fees therefor.

4. The Commission may adopt regulations to prohibit the importation, transportation or possession of any species of wildlife which the Commission deems to be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of the wildlife in this State.

5. The provisions of this section do not apply to alternative livestock and products made therefrom.

[Part 43:101:1947; A 1949, 292; 1951, 494]-(NRS A 1957, 175; 1969, 1358; 1993, 431, 1676; 1995, 514; 2003, 1552)



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