FISH AND GAME
FISH, SHELLFISH, LOBSTERS AND CRABS
Salt Water Fish, Clams, Etc.
211:63-a Emergency Closing.
Any rules adopted under the authority of RSA 211:62 may be suspended and the taking of bivalves may be prohibited in any area when the department of environmental services shall determine that accidental pollution exists in the area. The emergency closing shall be ordered by the executive director without a hearing. The executive director after a hearing shall have authority to order a partial closing of clam, oyster, and other bivalve areas for the purpose of management of the areas by rotation. When such management closing is ordered the order shall be effective immediately without a waiting period.
Source. 1967, 55:3. 1983, 291:1. 1995, 238:5; 310:181. 1999, 112:3, eff. Aug. 9, 1999.