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Subpart 1.

Certification required.

A person may not participate in the predator control program unless the person is certified.

Subp. 2.

Application process.

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.

Subp. 3.

Predator controller qualification requirements.

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.

Subp. 4.

Revocation of certification.

A certificate may be revoked if the controller is inactive in the program for 24 consecutive months.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 35 SR 505]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 97B.671; and others at 19 SR 6


19 SR 484; 19 SR 2222; 35 SR 505

Published Electronically:

October 13, 2010