FISH AND GAME
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO FISH AND GAME
207:13 Field Trials.
I. Field trials for dogs may be held at such times, in such manner, and under such restrictions, as may be prescribed by the executive director. Any person wishing to hold a field trial shall first obtain a written permit from the person on whose land it is proposed to hold the trial, present the same to the executive director, and pay a fee set by the executive director pursuant to RSA 206:10, I, including field trials for coon dogs and such night hunts for coon dogs as authorized by paragraph II. The executive director may thereupon issue a permit for such field trial. The executive director or his duly authorized agent shall supervise the holding of such field trial, enforce the terms of the permits, and the rules for its conduct. The executive director shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A for the conduct of field trials as in his or her opinion are necessary to safeguard the interest of the wildlife of the state, provided that the executive director shall issue permits for beagle trials to any beagle club recognized by the American Kennel Club for trials to be run under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club. The fee for this permit shall be set by the executive director pursuant to RSA 206:10, I. The executive director or his or her authorized agent shall enforce the terms of such permits.
II. The executive director shall issue permits for night hunts to any coon club recognized by the United Kennel Club. Such night hunts shall be run under the rules and regulations of the United Kennel Club. Night hunts may take place in various selected locations throughout the state except on posted lands. Anyone may participate in the night hunts.
Source. 1935, 124:1. RL 241:12. RSA 207:13. 1955, 78:1. 1963, 299:2. 1977, 94:2. 1978, 10:1. 1981, 498:9. 1986, 214:1, eff. Nov. 15, 1986. 2015, 186:5, eff. July 1, 2015.