Any person holding a game propagation permit may engage in the rearing within an enclosure of any wild birds, game quadrupeds, or domestic game, to be disposed of for purposes of propagation under any rules and regulations as shall be made from time to time by the director, or, in the case of domestic game, for liberation at field trials or upon game preserves. Artificially propagated domestic game shall be tagged for identification with tags or seals supplied, at cost, to the permittee by the department, before being disposed of by the permittee. Game so tagged may be had in possession, transported, bought, and sold at any season of the year.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1981, ch. 197, § 3.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 20-17-1. Propagation and raising of game birds and animals

  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
  • possession: means the exercise of dominion or control over cultured crops commencing at the time which a decision is made not to return the crops to the lease or facility from which they were taken. See Rhode Island General Laws 20-1-3