Conservation Officers, Superintendents of Hatcheries, and Other Employees

Section 206:27

    206:27 Reciprocal Agreements. –
I. Any game protector, fish and game warden, conservation officer, or other person, who is authorized to make arrests for violations of the conservation or fish laws of the state of Maine or of the commonwealth of Massachusetts shall have power and authority to make arrest of any person fishing, in violation of the fish laws of such state or states, on any part of any waters or portion thereof lying between either of said states and the state of New Hampshire or on the shores thereof and to take the person so arrested for trial to the state in which the violation was committed and there to prosecute such person according to the laws of such state. This section shall be effective as to the state of Maine or the commonwealth of Massachusetts or both, when said state or states shall enact a similar law giving similar authority to the fish and game conservation officers of this state to make arrests on said boundary waters between either of said states, or both, and this state.
II. The secretary of state shall notify the secretary of the state of Maine and the secretary of the commonwealth of Massachusetts of the passage of this provision.
III. Subject to the provisions relative to reciprocal laws by the state of Maine or the commonwealth of Massachusetts, this section shall take effect upon its passage.

Source. 1943, 16:1, 2, 3, eff. Feb. 16, 1943.