|NH - Exotic Pets, Wildlife - Chapter 207. Import, Possession, or Release of Wildlife.||N.H. Rev. Stat. § 207:14 - 207:15-a||NH ST § 207:14 - 207:15-a||
This New Hampshire section states that no person shall import, possess, sell, exhibit, or release any live marine species or wildlife, or the eggs or progeny thereof, without first obtaining a permit from the executive director except as otherwise permitted. The executive director has the authority to determine the time period and any other conditions governing the issuance of such permit. The executive director may refuse to issue a permit if he determines that such issuance may pose significant disease, genetic, ecological, environmental, health, safety, or welfare risks to persons, marine species or wildlife. Any wildlife release or imported contrary to these provisions are subject to seizure.
|NH - Endangered - Chapter 212-A. Endangered Species Conservation Act||N.H. Rev. Stat. § 212-A:1 to 212-A:15||NH ST § 212-A:1 to 212-A:15||
These New Hampshire statutes outline the Endangered Species Conservation Act. The definitions of the terms used in the Act are described especially with regard to what constitutes endangered and threatened species. Violation of the Act is accomplished by taking a protected species and incurs a misdemeanor penalty.
|NH - Cruelty - Consolidated Cruelty Laws||N.H. Rev. Stat. § 644:8 - 644:8-f; N.H. Rev. Stat. § 105:14 - 18||NH ST § 644:8 - 644:8-f; NH ST § 105:14 - 18||
These New Hampshire statutes provide the animals anti-cruelty and animal fighting provisions for the state. Included are general anti-cruelty laws for any animal (including domestic and wild animals), exhibitions of fighting animals, provisions for protection of animals riding in motor vehicles, restrictions related to docking the tail of a horse, provisions for the use of animals in science classes or fairs, laws against maiming or willfully interfering with police dogs or horses, laws related to the willful interference with organizations or projects involving animals, and provisions related to dogs riding in pick-up trucks.