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West’s Florida Administrative Code. Title 68. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Subtitle 68A. Freshwater Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 68A-3. Wildlife Officers: Appointment, Powers and Duties



Country of Origin: United States - Florida

Agency of Origin: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

National Citation: 68 FL ADC 68A-3.002 - 3.004

Fla. Admin. Code r. 68A-3.002 - 3.004


Last checked by Web Center Staff: 06/2013


Summary:  

This chapter of the Fish and Wildlife Code addresses the powers and duties of wildlife enforcement officers.


Material in Full:

68A-3.002. Powers of Wildlife Officers and Other Designated Assistants.

(1) The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the executive director and each wildlife officer are constituted peace officers with the power to make arrests for violation of the laws of the state in accordance with the provisions of Section.379.3311, F.S.

(2) Other duly authorized assistants as designated by the executive director are empowered to enforce all laws or rules relating to wild animal life and freshwater aquatic life in accordance with the provisions of subsection (2), Section 379.3311, F.S.

(3) Those state officers who are vested with powers of arrest and those municipal police officers and deputy sheriffs acting within the scope of their police jurisdiction are empowered to enforce all laws or rules relating to wild animal life and freshwater aquatic life.

Adopted Aug. 1, 1979; Amended June 21, 1982; Transferred from 39-3.02, 39-3.002.

AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 379.1025 FS. Law Implemented 379.3311 FS.

 

68A-3.004. Wildlife Reserve Program.

(1) The executive director may appoint or remove qualified persons as members of the Wildlife Reserve Program. Such wildlife reservists shall serve without salary in the furtherance of commission functions.

(2) The operations, practices, and procedures of the wildlife reserve program are set forth in a manual known as the Wildlife Reserve Policy and Procedures Manual and any amendments thereto filed with the Secretary of State are adopted herein and incorporated by reference.

(3) Those reservists who are certified under the laws of Florida relating to standards and training of police officers may exercise the powers set forth in Section 379.3311(2), F.S.

Adopted Aug. 1, 1979; Amended June 21, 1982, July 1, 1984; Transferred from 39-3.04, 39-3.004.

AUTHORITY: Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const., 379.1025 FS. Law Implemented 379.3311 FS.

 



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