Musk Rats Act, 1933


Restriction on Purchase of Pelts of Musk Rats.

Prohibition of purchase of pelts of musk rats by unlicensed persons.

23.—(1) It shall not be lawful for any person other than the Minister to purchase the pelt of any musk rat unless such person is the holder of a licence (in this Act referred to as a purchaser's licence) granted by the Minister under this Part of this Act authorising him to purchase pelts of musk rats.

(2) If any person acts in contravention of this section, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds.