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who shall, within the limits of any game refuge, trap, kill, wound in any manner, take or capture, or drive out of the refuge for the purpose of killing or capturing any bird or wild animal, or shall be found within the boundaries of any game refuge with firearms, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period of not less than ten days nor more than ninety days, or both in the discretion of the court by which he is convicted. Any person charged with a second offense may, upon examination be bound over for trial in the circuit court of the county in which the offense was committed, and upon conviction in said court shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, or committed to the county jail for not less than sixty days nor more than six months, or both in the discretion of the court.

POSTING OF SIGNS.

(314) 7560. SEC. 3. Every game refuge shall, after the same has been established as described in section one of this act, be posted in the manner following: At each corner and along its outer line for each twenty rods there shall be exhibited a sign, giving notice in the English language of the fact that the land so marked is a game refuge regularly registered, the date of its establishment, briefly its legal description, the years for which it is dedicated and the number of acres included in it.

HUNTING PROHIBITED.-CARNIVOROUS BIRDS OR ANIMALS.

(315) $ 7561. SEC. 4. The owner or holder of any land so set aside as a game refuge shall not hunt, kill or capture the birds or animals in any such game refuge, nor permit any other person or persons to hunt, carry fire or other arms therein except that, if he has reason to believe that there are within the refuge any carnivorous birds or animals, or if he finds any carnivorous birds or animals, he may, with the knowledge and written assent of the state game, fish and forestry warden or of the deputy game warden of the district, hunt and kill any and all such birds or animals as by nature injure or kill the birds or animals living or breeding therein found within such refuge.

FORM OF SIGNS.

(316) § 7562. SEC. 5. The signs referred to shall be substantially as follows:

Notice. This is the N. W., N. E., S. E., S. W., as the case may be, corner of the north line of a state game refuge, registered on the

day of A. D. 19.... comprising the N. E. one-fourth of the S. E. onefourth Sec. seven, Twp. No. four N, range fourteen, west; containing forty acres of land dedicated to game propagation for five years from the date of registration.

John Doe,

Owner.

Other signs on the boundary lines of the game refuge shall be like the above, or may indicate approximately the distance to the full signs on the corners or at the twenty rod points, being substantially state game refuge, this is the west line of refuge, see sign

ten rods north or south.

John Doe,

Owner.

An Act to regulate the breeding and sale of wild animals or birds raised in

captivity, and providing for a system of tags or seals and a license in connection therewith, and to provide a penalty for violation of its provisions.

[Act 311, P. A. 1917.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

APPLICATION FOR LICENSE. --FEE.-ETC.

(317) SECTION 1. Any person desiring to engage in the business of raising and selling domesticated elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, pheasants, wild ducks or any of them in a wholly enclosed preserve or entire island of which he is the owner or lessee, may make application, in writing, to the game, fish and forest fire commissioner of the state for a license so to do. The said commissioner, when it shall appear that such application is made in good faith, shall upon the payment of a fee of five dollars, issue to such applicant a breeder's license permitting such applicant to breed and raise domesticated elk, deer, furbearing animals, pheasants and wild ducks or any of them on such preserve or entire island and to sell the same alive at any time for breeding or stocking purposes and to kill and transport the same and sell the carcasses thereof for food or the skins for use as hereinafter provided. Such license shall expire on the last day of December in each year at midnight.

WHEN AND HOW MAY BE KILLED.

(318) SEC. 2. Any person to whom such a license shall have been issued or his employes may kill such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, pheasants, or wild ducks in the manner and at the time herein set forth as follows: Elk or deer may be killed by shooting or otherwise during any month of the year for which such permit is issued; pheasants may be killed by shooting or otherwise during any month of the year for which such permit is issued; wild ducks may be killed during any month of the year for which such permit is issued, but if said wild ducks are killed by shooting they shall not be bought, sold or otherwise disposed of, unless the killing of them in that manner was under the direct supervision of a deputy game and fish warden. Any person may possess or sell such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, pheasants or wild ducks for food or their skins for use as hereinafter set forth.

SHIPMENTS, -SALE-TAGS OR SEALS.

(319) SEC. 3. No elk, deer, pheasant or duck killed as aforesaid and intended for sale shall be shipped, offered for transportation, sold or offered for sale unless each quarter and each loin of each carcass of each elk or deer and each fur-bearing animal or the skins thereof and each pheasant or wild duck shall have been tagged by any person authorized to do so by the game, fish and forest fire commissioner with an indestructible tag or seal, which shall be supplied by said commissioner at a cost to the user of five cents each. The quarter and loin of such elk or deer and the carcass of such fur-bearing animals or the skins thereof and the carcass of such pheasants or wild ducks when tagged as aforesaid may be bought, sold or offered for sale during any season of the year. Every person designated therefor, by whom such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, pheasants or wild ducks shall have been tagged, shall within five days thereafter make and file with the commissioner a written report thereof. Said tags or seals shall remain affixed as aforesaid until the quarters or loins of such elk or deer, or the carcass or skins of such fur-bearing animals or such pheasants or wild ducks shall have been wholly consumed and the sale of the quarters or loins or any larger portion of elk or deer, the skins of any such fur-bearing animals or the carcass of such pheasants or wild ducks which shall not at the time have affixed thereto the tag or seal aforesaid shall constitute a violation of this section: Provided, however, That the keeper of a hotel, a restaurant, a boarding house or a retail dealer in meat or club may sell portions of the quarter or loin of such elk or deer or the carcass of any such pheasant or wild duck so tagged or sealed and the skin or carcass of any fur-bearing animals which have been tagged or sealed as aforesaid to a patron, or customer for actual consumption or use and no additional license shall be required of such person or club.

TRANSPORTATION.-PACKAGES TO BE TAGGED OR LABELED.

(320) SEC. 4. Common carriers may receive and transport during any season of the year, carcasses or parts thereof of elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, or their skins, pheasants or wild ducks, tagged as aforesaid, but to every package containing such carcass or parts thereof or skins as aforesaid, shall be affixed a tag or label upon which shall be plainly printed or written the name of the person to whom such license was issued and by whom such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals or their skins, pheasants or wild ducks were killed; the name or names of the person or persons to whom such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals or skins, pheasants or wild ducks are to be transported; the name of the person authorized for that purpose by whom such elk, deer, fur-bearing animals, or skins, pheasants or wild ducks were tagged; the number of carcasses or parts thereof contained therein and that the elk, deer, fur-bearing animals or skins, pheasants or wild ducks were killed and tagged in accordance with the provisions of this act.

LICENSE TO SELL, --TAGS OR SEALS TO REMAIN AFFIXED.

(321) SEC. 5. No person shall sell or offer for sale any venison, birds or skins of fur-bearing animals killed and tagged as aforesaid without first obtaining a license so to do from the said commissioner, upon such terms and conditions as he may prescribe and any such license may be revoked at the pleasure of the commissioner and said tags or seals shall remain affixed as aforesaid until the quarters or loins of such elk or deer or the carcass of such pheasants or wild ducks shall have been wholly consumed and the carcass or skins of such fur-bearing animals until the same have been consumed or manufactured and the sale of a quarter or loin or any larger portion of any such elk or deer or the carcass of such pheasant or wild duck or the carcass or skin of any such fur-bearing animals which shall not have at the time affixed thereto the tag or seal aforesaid shall constitute a violation of this section: Provided, however, That the keeper of a hotel, a restaurant, a boarding house, or a retail dealer in meat or a club may sell portions of a quarter or loin of any such elk or deer or of the carcass of any such pheasant or wild duck so tagged or sold as aforesaid to a patron or customer for actual consumption after having been licensed to do so in accordance with this act and shall have posted in a conspicuous manner in their place of business a placard reading as follows: “Wild Game Reared in Captivity Sold or Served Here,” as the case may be.

PRESERVE TO BE SURROUNDED BY FENCE.

(322) SEC. 6. A preserve used for the breeding of elk or deer or fur-bearing animals pursuant to this act shall be surrounded by a fence of wire, or other material of a pattern to be provided by the said commissioner, of a height of not less than seven feet.

IMPORTATION AND SALE.

(323) SEC. 7. The unplucked carcass of pheasants of all species, Scotch grouse, European black game, European black plover, European red leg partridge, Egyptian quail and the carcasses of European red deer, fallow deer, roe buck or reindeer may be imported within this state from without the United States or from any other state, in accordance with the laws of the state or country from which such importation is made, and sold at any time: Provided, nevertheless, That immediately upon their importation and before they shall have been sold by the importer, there shall be affixed to each bird and to each quarter or loin of each deer a tag or seal in the manner provided by section three of this act. The said tags or seals shall remain affixed as aforesaid until the quarters or loins of such deer and each bird to which it shall be affixed shall have been consumed, and the sale of any quarter, loin or larger portion of such deer or portion of any bird which shall not at any time have affixed to it the tag or seal aforesaid, shall constitute a violation of this section: Provided, however, That the keeper of a hotel, a restaurant, a boarding house or retail dealer in meat or a club may sell portions of a quarter or loin of any such deer so tagged or portion of any bird so tagged to a guest, customer or member for immediate consumption. No dealer, keeper of a hotel, a restaurant keeper, boarding house keeper or retail dealer in meat, club or any person shall have, sell or offer for sale any such game imported and tagged as aforesaid without first obtaining a license so to do from the said commissioner upon such terms and conditions as

he may prescribe. Such license shall expire on the last day of December in each year at midnight, unless sooner revoked, and the fee for such license shall be five dollars: Provided, That nothing contained in this act shall be construed to give to the members of any hunting or shooting club or to any individual, owning, leasing or controlling a shooting preserve, the right to kill thereon any of the game animals or birds protected by the laws of this state at any other time than the open season prescribed therefor.

WHEN LICENSE REVOKED.

(324) SEC. 8. Any license issued to any person for the purpose of rearing, selling or transporting any of the animals or birds mentioned herein may be revoked by said commissioner whenever any person to whom such license has been issued shall have been convicted of a violation of any of the game and fish laws of the state of Michigan.

PENALTY.

(325) Sec. 9. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this act shall upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars or more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail of not less than ten days and not more than ninety days, or both such fine and imprisonment as shall be deemed advisable by the court before whom such conviction is secured.

An Act to protect deer, or the offspring thereof, which are kept within or which

have escaped from private enclosures.

[Act 167, P. A. 1909.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

UNLAWFUL TO KILL DEER WITHIN, OR ESCAPED FROM, ENCLOSURES. -PENALTY.

(326) $ 7552. SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to knowingly trap, injure, kill or destroy or attempt to trap, injure, kill or destroy by any means whatsoever, any deer, or the offspring thereof, which are kept within or which have escaped from any private enclosure. Any person violating the provisions of this act shall upon conviction thereof be punished by imprisonment for a period .of not less than six months nor more than one year, or by fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three hundred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

An Act to protect deer, moose, elk, caribou, badger, beaver, muskrat, pheasant,

grouse, partridge and swan in and within two miles from any public park belonging to any city and containing over two hundred acres of which one hundred and fifty acres or more is woodland.

[Act 406, P. A. 1919.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

HUNTING PROHIBITED IN PUBLIC PARKS,

(327) SECTION 1. No person shall hunt for, pursue, trap, capture, kill or destroy by any means whatever, or attempt to trap, capture, kill or destroy by any means whatever, any animal commonly known as deer, moose, elk, caribou, badger, beaver or muskrat, or any bird commonly known as pheasant, grouse, partridge or swan, in or within two miles from any public park belonging to any city and containing over two hundred acres of which one hundred and fifty acres or more is woodland: Provided, This section shall not apply to any act done in any public park by the superintendent, keeper or custodian thereof.

PENALTY.

(328) SEC. 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of this act shall he deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.

An Act to license and regulate the hunting, pursuing and killing of wild animals

and wild birds found in this state, except deer and heaver. (a)

[Act 108, P. A. 1913.]

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

UNLAWFUL TO' HUNT CERTAIN WILD BIRDS OR ANIMALS, WITHOUT LICENSE.-RESIDENTS

AND MINOR CHILDREN EXEMPT.

(329) § 7526. SECTION 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to hunt for, kill, pursue or take in any manner any of the wild animals or wild birds found in this state, except deer and beaver, which are taken under their own license, without having first secured a license to do so in accordance with the provisions of this act: Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to resident citizens of this state and their minor children when hunting upon their own lands upon which they are regularly domiciled, which have not been posted by the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner as game refuge against hunting.

Am. 1917, Act 267 ; 1919, Act 318; 1921, Act 284.

WHO MAY PROCURE LICENSE.AFFIDAVIT.- FEE.-OATH OF APPLICANT.-ISSUE.

(330) § 7527. SEC. 2. Any citizen of the United States, or any alien having a permit to possess firearms, seventeen years of age or over may procure a license by filing his affidavit with the county clerk or any of his deputies or the state game, fish and forest fire commissioner of Michigan or any other person appointed by him to sell licenses within this state, stating his name, age, height, weight, postoffice address, color of his hair and eyes and paying to the person to whom such application is made, if he be an alien not having declared his intention to become a citizen or a non-resident of the state of Michigan, ten dollars: Provided, That for the purpose of this act any citizen of the United States who has not been a bona fide resident of the state for six months previous to making application for a license is considered a non-resident of the state; if he be a resident citizen

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