A person may not participate in the predator control program unless the person is certified.
Application for certification as a predator controller may be made on forms provided by the commissioner to a conservation officer in the applicant's county of residence on forms provided by the commissioner. The application shall include a summary of the applicant's experience and skill as a trapper or hunter.
A person will not be certified unless the person completes all information requested on the application and meets the following qualifications:
for three years prior to the date of application, the person must not have been convicted of a violation of Minnesota Statutes, sections 97B.601 to 97B.671 or 97B.901 to 97B.951, or a rule of the commissioner relating to furbearing animals; and
the person must either demonstrate or attest to the person's skill in hunting or trapping, including the ability to distinguish signs, tracks, and trails of predators.
A certificate may be revoked if the controller is inactive in the program for 24 consecutive months.
[Repealed, 35 SR 505]
MS s 97B.671; and others at 19 SR 6
19 SR 484; 19 SR 2222; 35 SR 505
October 13, 2010