Primary Citation: Miss. Code Ann. § 49-7-147 Country of Origin: United StatesLast Checked: December, 2021Alternate Citation: MS ST § 49-7-147Date Adopted: 1991Historical:
This law reflects Mississippi's hunter harassment provision. Under the law, no person shall intentionally interfere with or attempt to prevent the lawful taking of wildlife by another, attempt to disturb wildlife, or attempt to affect wildlife behavior to prevent lawful taking. Further, a person may not harass another person who is engaged in the lawful taking of wildlife or in the preparation for such taking. Engaging in such conduct is a Class II violation.
(1) No person shall intentionally:
(a) Interfere with or attempt to prevent the lawful taking of wildlife by another;
(b) Attempt to disturb wildlife, or attempt to affect their behavior with the intent to prevent their lawful taking by another; or
(c) Harass another person who is engaged in the lawful taking of wildlife or in the preparation for such taking.
(2) Any person who violates subsection (1) is guilty of a Class II violation, punishable as provided in Section 49-7-143, Mississippi Code of 1972.
Laws 1991, Ch. 554, § 1, eff. from and after passage (approved April 12, 1991).