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West's North Dakota Century Code Annotated. Title 20.1. Game, Fish, Predators, and Boating. Chapter 20.1-04. Birds, Regulations.

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Citation: ND ST 20.1-04-05

Citation: NDCC 20.1-04-05

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2013


North Dakota has a statute that specifically prohibits any taking or possession of bald and golden eagles or their parts.  Included in the prohibited acts are take, kill, hunt, possess, pursue, or disturb.  Buying and selling are not specifically listed, but are presumed to be included in possess.  For discussion of federal Eagle Act, see Detailed Discussion.

Statute in Full:

No person may take, kill, hunt, possess, sell, purchase, pursue, shoot at, disturb, capture, or destroy any golden eagle, bald eagle, or any nest or egg thereof, within North Dakota.

S.L. 1973, ch. 202, § 11.


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