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West's Montana Code Annotated. Title 87. Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 3. Restrictions and Regulations. Part 1. General Provisions.

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Citation: MT ST 87-3-142 (Repealed by Laws 2011, ch. 258, 120, eff. Oct. 1, 2011.)

Citation: MCA 87-3-142


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2013

Summary:   Repealed by Laws 2011, ch. 258, § 120, eff. Oct. 1, 2011:  This law represents Montana's hunter harassment law. Under the law, a person may not intentionally interfere with the lawful taking of a wild animal or fishing by another, which includes disturbing a wild animal by engaging in actions or the placement of objects/substances to prevent its taking. This section does not prohibit a landowner or lessee from taking reasonable measures to prevent imminent danger to domestic livestock and equipment. This section does not prohibit or curtail normal landowner operations or lawful uses of water.


Statute in Full:

87-3-142 Repealed by Laws 2011, ch. 258, § 120, eff. Oct. 1, 2011.

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

The repealed section, prohibiting harassment, was derived from Laws 1987, ch. 492, § 2, and Laws 1997, ch. 453, § 2.

 

Former Text:


(1) A person may not intentionally interfere with the lawful taking of a wild animal or fishing by another.

(2) A person may not, with intent to prevent or hinder its lawful taking or its capture, disturb a wild animal or engage in an activity or place in its way any object or substance that will tend to disturb or otherwise affect the behavior of a wild animal.

(3) A person may not disturb an individual engaged in the lawful taking of a wild animal or fishing with intent to prevent the taking of the animal or the capture of the fish.

(4) This section does not prohibit a landowner or lessee from taking reasonable measures to prevent imminent danger to domestic livestock and equipment. This section does not prohibit or curtail normal landowner operations or lawful uses of water.

CREDIT(S)

Enacted by Laws 1987, ch. 492, § 2; amended by Laws 1997, ch. 453, § 2.


 



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