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6232.0400 REGISTRATION OF DEER.

Subpart 1.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2287]

Subp. 2.

Registration requirements.

A.

Persons tagging a deer must present the deer for registration at a designated deer registration station or agent of the commissioner and obtain a big game possession tag or connect to online or telephone DNR harvest registration systems and follow the instructions to obtain a registration confirmation number. All information provided by a person registering deer must be accurate and include the correct date, sex and age of the deer, and permit area in which the animal was harvested.

B.

Deer must be registered according to item A:

(1)

before the deer is processed either privately or commercially; and

(2)

within 24 hours after the close of the season in which the deer was taken.

C.

Antlers of legal bucks must remain attached to the carcass until the deer is registered.

D.

All deer taken in special hunt areas must be registered as specified in the materials provided to all special hunt permittees.

Subp. 3.

[Repealed, 20 SR 2287]

Subp. 4.

General provisions for registration of deer.

Registration agents are not required to inspect deer at registration stations. Legally registered deer may be transported anytime during or after the deer hunting season. No part of the carcass, except skin or entrails, may be removed until after the deer has been registered using one of the methods described in subpart 2, except that deer may be quartered prior to registration as long as all parts remain together and are presented for registration and the head of the deer remains attached to one quarter. A person may not process a deer unless it has been registered as evidenced by a possession tag or registration confirmation number.

Subp. 5.

Deer taken in special bovine tuberculosis area.

Deer taken in the special bovine tuberculosis area (deer permit area 101) must be registered prior to transport outside the area, except that deer may be registered in Wannaska.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 97A.535; 97B.311

History:

18 SR 83; 20 SR 2287; 22 SR 292; 30 SR 613; 33 SR 215; 35 SR 2014; 39 SR 1006

Published Electronically:

January 22, 2015