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SECTION 11-0519
Disposition of fish, wildlife, game, shellfish, crustacea or protected insects seized by or surrendered to enforcement officers
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 11, TITLE 5
§ 11-0519. Disposition of fish, wildlife, game, shellfish, crustacea or

protected insects seized by or surrendered to enforcement

officers.

1. When any fish, game, wildlife, shellfish, crustacea or part
thereof, or any protected insect, or any bird plumage, is

a. seized by an enforcement officer as provided in section 71-0907 and
it is thereafter determined that the possession thereof, by the person
from whom it was seized, was unlawful under any provision of the Fish
and Wildlife Law or regulation pursuant thereto; or

b. found in or released from a trap, snare, net or other device
constituting a nuisance which the officer is authorized summarily to
abate as provided in section 71-0915; or

c. surrendered to an enforcement officer for disposition by any person
having lawful custody or possession; possession thereof shall be deemed
vested in the department on behalf of the state. All such things shall
be disposed of as may be determined by the enforcement officer, subject
to law and any applicable regulations of the department.