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SECTION 71-0919
Punishment of violations of Fish and Wildlife Law
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 71, TITLE 9
§ 71-0919. Punishment of violations of Fish and Wildlife Law.

1. Any person who violates any provision of the Fish and Wildlife Law
or any lawful order, rule or regulation of the department promulgated
pursuant thereto or the terms of any permit issued thereunder, and any
person, including a public officer, who fails to perform any duty
thereby imposed on him:

a. In the case of offenses specified in section 71-0921 of this
chapter, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable as provided in that
section, and

b. In the case of any other offense, is guilty of a violation,
punishable as provided in section 71-0923 of this chapter, and

c. In addition thereto is liable in either case to the penalties
provided in the schedule set forth in section 71-0925 or provided
elsewhere in this chapter; and

d. In the cases provided in sections 11-0719 and 11-2115, is liable to
revocation of licenses to hunt, fish or trap or for bowhunting privilege
or muzzle-loading privilege, disqualification for such licenses and/or
for bowhunting privilege or muzzle-loading privilege and denial of the
ability to obtain any hunting, fishing or trapping license and
bowhunting privilege and muzzle-loading privilege, as provided in those
sections; and

e. In the case of violations for which such forfeiture or revocation
is provided, is subject to revocation or forfeiture of other licenses
issued pursuant to the Fish and Wildlife Law; and

f. In the cases provided in section 71-0909, is liable to forfeiture
and confiscation of property involved in such violations, as provided in
that section.

g. In the case of having a license privilege revoked or suspended by a
participating state in the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact enacted
under title twenty-five of article eleven of this chapter, the violation
and subsequent revocation or suspension in the participating state shall
constitute the basis for revocation or suspension in this state for the
same privileges and period of time.