Full Statute Name:  West's North Dakota Century Code Annotated. Title 20.1. Game, Fish, Predators, and Boating. Chapter 20.1-01. General Provisions.

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Primary Citation:  ND ST 20.1-01-31 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  NDCC 20.1-01-31 Date Adopted:  1987
Summary:

This law reflects North Dakota's hunter harassment provision. Under the law, no person may intentionally interfere with the lawful taking of wildlife on public or private land by another or intentionally harass, drive, or disturb any wildlife on public or private land for the purpose of disrupting a lawful hunt. Also, no person may remove with or tamper with a legally set trap. This section does not apply to any incidental interference arising from lawful activity by public or private land users or to landowners or operators interfering with hunters on land owned or operated by that individual.

Statute Text: 

 

No person may intentionally interfere with the lawful taking of wildlife on public or private land by another or intentionally harass, drive, or disturb any wildlife on public or private land for the purpose of disrupting a lawful hunt. Except for department personnel, the person setting the trap or snare, or that person's agent, no person may remove or tamper with a trap or snare legally set to take fur-bearing animals or unprotected wild animals or remove the fur-bearing animal or unprotected wild animal from a trap or snare. This section does not apply to any incidental interference arising from lawful activity by public or private land users or to landowners or operators interfering with hunters on land owned or operated by that individual.

CREDIT(S)

S.L. 1987, ch. 270, § 1; S.L. 1989, ch. 276, § 1; S.L. 1995, ch. 224, § 1.

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