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Code of Federal Regulations. Title 50. Wildlife and Fisheries. Chapter I. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior. Subchapter B. Taking, Possession, Transportation, Sale, Purchase, Barter, Exportation, and Importation of Wildlife and Plants. Part 13. General Permit Procedures. Subpart D. Conditions. 13.42 Permits are specific.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Agency of Origin: United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior

National Citation: 50 CFR 13.42

Agency Citation:

Printable Version 67 FR 12824

Last checked by Web Center Staff: 06/2013

Summary:   This regulation provides that permits issued to collect or otherwise take wildlife or plants are strictly construed.
Material in Full:

The authorizations on the face of a permit that set forth specific times, dates, places, methods of taking or carrying out the permitted activities, numbers and kinds of wildlife or plants, location of activity, and associated activities that must be carried out; describe certain circumscribed transactions; or otherwise allow a specifically limited matter, are to be strictly interpreted and will not be interpreted to permit similar or related matters outside the scope of strict construction.

[39 FR 1161, Jan. 4, 1974, as amended at 42 FR 32377, June 24, 1977; 70 FR 18320, April 11, 2005]

SOURCE: 39 FR 1161, Jan. 4, 1974; 50 FR 52889, Dec. 26, 1985; 54 FR 4031, Jan. 27, 1989; 54 FR 38147, Sept. 14, 1989; 61 FR 31867, June 21, 1996; 69 FR 24092, May 3, 2004; 70 FR 18317, April 11, 2005, unless otherwise noted.

AUTHORITY: 16 U.S.C. 668a, 704, 712, 742j-l, 1374(g), 1382, 1538(d), 1539, 1540(f), 3374, 4901–4916; 18 U.S.C. 42; 19 U.S.C. 1202; 31 U.S.C. 9701.


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