Acts and Regulations

81-58 - Hunter Orange

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Current to 1 January 2024
under the
Fish and Wildlife Act
(O.C. 81-383)
Filed May 14, 1981
Under section 118 of the Fish and Wildlife Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following Regulation:
1This Regulation may be cited as the Hunter Orange Regulation - Fish and Wildlife Act.
2The following definitions apply in this Regulation.
“camouflage blaze orange” means a camouflage pattern that contains at least 50% of hunter orange.(camouflage orange vif)
“ground blind” means a structure used for hunting that is constructed or manufactured and placed on the ground. (affût au sol)
“hunter orange” means a colour having an “L” value of not less than +55.0 Judd units, “a” values of not less than +65.0 Judd units and “b” values of not less than +30.0 Judd units as determined by a HunterLab colour measuring instrument.(orange phosphorescent)
“tree stand” means a platform or structure used for hunting that is constructed or manufactured and placed in a tree, or any other elevated structure, and includes all posts, poles and ladders and any other materials that are part of the stand. (plateforme d’affût)
3(1)When hunting or being a licensed guide accompanying any person engaged in hunting, every person shall wear
(a) a solid hunter orange hat, and
(b) above the waist, a solid hunter orange or a camouflage blaze orange exterior garment of which not less than 2 580 cm² in total is exposed to view and clearly visible from all directions.
3(2)Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who hunts antlered deer or antlerless deer with a bow or crossbow during the period of three consecutive weeks beginning on the first Monday in October when the person is hunting from a tree stand or ground blind.
91-181; 2021-57
4This Regulation does not apply to persons authorized to hunt raccoons at night, persons hunting waterfowl or licensed guides in the company of such persons.
5This Regulation applies from and including the first day of September to and including the thirty-first day of December in each year.
91-181; 95-142
6Regulation 74-88 under the Game Act is repealed.
N.B. This Regulation is consolidated to August 24, 2021.