FISH AND GAME
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO FISH AND GAME
Small Game and Game Birds
207:56 Authority to Set Seasons, Bag Limits, Methods and Manner of Taking Small Game Animals and Game Birds.
I. The executive director, after consultation with the commission, shall have the authority to open and close the seasons for the taking of small game and game birds as defined in RSA 207:1, XXVI and XI, except those birds protected under RSA 209:4, to fix the number and sex limitations for small game, and any other conditions governing the methods and manner of taking and reporting the same, subject to any restrictions imposed by statute.
II. The authority of the executive director under this section shall be exercised with reference to the state as a whole or for any specified county or part thereof.
III. All rules adopted by the executive director shall be in accordance with RSA 541-A.
IV. Any person who violates a rule adopted under this subdivision shall be guilty of a violation if a natural person and a misdemeanor if any other person, and shall also be guilty of a violation for each game bird or small game animal illegally taken or possessed.
Source. 1988, 219:1, eff. April 29, 1988.