Full Statute Name:  West's Annotated Indiana Code. Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources. Article 22. Fish and Wildlife. Chapter 28. Permit to Take, Kill, or Capture Wild Animal Damaging Property

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Primary Citation:  I.C. 14-22-28-1 - 5 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  December, 2014 Alternate Citation:  IN ST 14-22-28-1 to 5 Date Adopted:  1995
Summary:

A person whose property is being damaged by a protected wild animal may be issued a free permit to take, kill, or capture the wild animal. The director prescribes how the animal is taken, when the permit expires, and the disposition of the animal. The director may deny a permit if the wild animal is not causing the damage or the person would abuse the privileges.

Statute Text: 


14-22-28-1 Issuance

14-22-28-2 Conditions and rules

14-22-28-3 Incorporation of conditions and rules

14-22-28-4 Investigations; denial

14-22-28-5 Disposal of protected animals

 

14-22-28-1 Issuance

Sec. 1. The director may issue to a person that owns or has an interest in property:

(1) being damaged;

(2) threatened with damage; or

(3) on which a health or safety threat to persons or domestic animals is posed;

by a wild animal protected by this article a free permit to take the wild animal.

Credits

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.155-2002, SEC.7, and P.L.158-2002, SEC.6; P.L.219-2014, SEC.28, eff. July 1, 2014.

 


14-22-28-2 Conditions and rules

Sec. 2. Notwithstanding any other prohibition or requirement of this article or the rules adopted under this article, the director shall prescribe the following:

(1) The manner of taking the wild animal.

(2) The expiration of the permit.

(3) The rules the director considers necessary.

(4) The disposition of the animal.

CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.155-2002, SEC.8, and P.L.158-2002, SEC.7.


14-22-28-3 Incorporation of conditions and rules

Sec. 3. The conditions and rules prescribed under section 2 of this chapter shall be incorporated in or attached to the permit when issued.

CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

 

14-22-28-4 Investigations; denial

Sec. 4. The director may have an investigation made of a complaint that wild animals are causing damage or posing a health or safety threat to persons or domestic animals. If it is found that:

(1) the damage has not been caused by wild animals; or

(2) the person has not complied with the requirements under this chapter or a rule adopted under this chapter;

a permit shall be denied according to the procedures in IC 4-21.5.

Credits

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.219-2014, SEC.29, eff. July 1, 2014.

 


14-22-28-5 Disposal of protected animals

Sec. 5. A protected wild animal killed, captured, or taken during the closed season shall be disposed of in the manner that the director considers necessary.

CREDIT(S)

As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15.

 

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