Musk Rats Act, 1933


2.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Agriculture;

the expression “musk rat” means any animal of the species designated Fiber zibethicus or Ondatra zibethica, and commonly known as the musk rat, or musquash;

the word “land” includes land covered with water and any buildings and any other erection on land and any cellar, sewer, drain, or culvert in or under land;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act.

(2) For the purposes of this Act every musk rat, other than a musk rat kept under and in accordance with a musk rat licence shall be deemed to be at large.