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      RS 56:121     


§121.  Traps, cages, etc., for taking wild birds; confiscation; exception for destructive blackbirds

A.  Except as otherwise provided in this Section or under special license granted in pursuance of R.S. 56:104, no person shall at any time use or set a trap, cage, snare, net, or device for the purpose of taking wild birds.  Wildlife agents and other officers empowered to enforce the provisions of this Subpart may confiscate and destroy all traps, nets, snares, and other devices which they may find set or being used for the purpose of taking wild birds, and may liberate any wild birds found possessed contrary to the provisions of this Subpart.  

B.  Blackbirds which become destructive of crops on private property may be trapped and destroyed by the property owner or by another person with the permission of the property owner.  

C.  Violation of this Section constitutes a class three violation.  

Acts 1988, No. 806, §1; Acts 1992, No. 528, §1, eff. June 29, 1992.

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