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West's Annotated Indiana Code. Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources. Article 22. Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 25. Importation Permit

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Citation: IN ST 14-22-25-1 to 4

Citation: I.C. 14-22-25-1 to 4


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 12/2013

Summary:   In Indiana, a person needs a permit to import live fish or any living wild animal into the state for release. A permit may be granted only upon proof that the animals are free of a communicable disease, will not become a nuisance, and will not cause damage to a native wild or domestic species.


Statute in Full:

 

14-22-25-1 Applicability of chapter

14-22-25-2 Requirement

14-22-25-3 Application; fee

14-22-25-4 Conditions and restrictions

 

14-22-25-1 Applicability of chapter

Sec. 1. This chapter does not apply to the following:

(1) Animals imported into Indiana for the purpose of being confined and exhibited in a zoo or other public display of animals.

(2) Other animals that the department designates.

(3) Animals regulated under IC 14-22-31-7.

Credits
As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.289-2013, SEC.14, eff. July 1, 2013.

 

 

14-22-25-2 Requirement

Sec. 2. A person may not bring into Indiana, for the purpose of release or selling for release in Indiana, live fish, the fry of live fish, or any other living wild animal without a permit issued by the department.


CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

 

14-22-25-3 Application; fee

Sec. 3. An application for a permit must be filed with the director not less than ten (10) days before the proposed date of importation. A fee of five dollars ($5) must accompany the application.

CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.
 

14-22-25-4 Conditions and restrictions

Sec. 4. (a) A permit may be granted only upon satisfactory proof that the specific animals intended to be imported meet the following conditions:

(1) The animals are free of a communicable disease at the time of importation.

(2) The animals will not become a nuisance.

(3) The animals will not cause damage to a native wild or domestic species.

(b) The director may incorporate in the permit the restrictions that the director considers necessary.

CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

 



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