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Wildlife Act (No. 38 of 1981).

Country/Territory
Norway
Document type
Legislation
Date
1981
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Hunting/capture Hunting gear/hunting methods Hunting authorization/permit Inspection Institution Seasons Offences/penalties Protection of species
Geographical area
Europe, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Act consists of 60 sections divided into 12 Chapters: Scope and application sphere (I); Wildlife authorities (II); Protection of wildlife habitats (III); Species that may be hunted and hunting seasons; killing of animals without having regard to protection measures (IV); Hunting for deer species and beavers; criteria relating to grounds and right of shooting (V); Hunting and trapping of animals (VI); Rights relating to animals hunted (VII); Joining of properties into common hunting grounds (

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www.lovdata.no

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Decree relative to the keeping in captivity of wild animals, the breeding of wild animals in fenced areas, and the hunting of wild animals which have been released (No. 357 of 1999).

Legislation | Norway | 1999 (2007)

Keyword: Ranching/captive breeding, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Hunting authorization/permit, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree relative to the administration of wildlife on public land (No. 336 of 1988).

Legislation | Norway | 1988 (2005)

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Protected area, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting authorization/permit fee, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive relative to an experiment with regional boards for predatory wild animals, concerning licence hunting of gluttons and hunting for lynxes (No. 1154 of 1997).

Legislation | Norway | 1997 (2000) | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree to regulate the use of hunting gear (No. 600 of 1990).

Legislation | Norway | 1990 (2000) | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree to regulate the use of weapons in hunting for big game and hunting for small game and shooting examinations for big-game hunters (No. 257 of 2000).

Legislation | Norway | 1997 (2000) | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree relative to the management of bears, glutton, wolves and lynxes (No. 656 of 2000).

Legislation | Norway | 2000 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 1878 of 1984 carrying into effect of provision concerning unification of properties within wildlife areas in the sense of section 37 of the Wildlife Act.

Legislation | Norway | 1984

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 1879 of 1984 carrying into effect provisions concerning unification of properties so as to create an area of an established minimum size for deer hunting in accordance with section 37 of the Wildlife Act.

Legislation | Norway | 1984

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Community management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 1008 of 1996 concerning the establishment of the State Nature Superintendancy and delegation to the Department of the Environment.

Legislation | Norway | 1996

Keyword: Institution, Management/conservation, Cultural heritage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 242 on management of Management of predatory wild animals.

Legislation | Norway | 2005

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Research, Birds, Management/conservation, Allocation/quota, Ranching/captive breeding, Endangered species, Seasons, Community management, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 537 on municipal and county game reserve and hunting fees for catch of elk and deer.

Legislation | Norway | 2011

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Game, Mammals, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1255 on hunting authorization for moose, deer, roe deer and beaver in Askim, Fredrikstad, Halden, Skiptvet, Spydeberg and Valer municipalities, Østfold.

Legislation | Norway | 2001 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1430 on authorized hunting for moose, deer and roe deer in Hamar Municipality, Hedmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Protected area, Management/conservation, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 234 on hunting authorization for moose, deer, roe deer and beaver in Moss municipality, Østfold.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 236 on hunting authorization for moose, deer, roe deer and beaver in Råde municipality, Østfold.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Wild fauna, Protected area, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1302 on extended hunting season for Canada goose and stripegoose, Farsund municipality, Vest-Agder.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Seasons, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1301 on extended hunting season for Canada goose hunting period 2012-2017, Telemark.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 313 on access to hunt for moose, deer, roe deer and beaver, Bamble, Telemark.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Allocation/quota, Protected area, Management/conservation, Rodents, Mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 320 on extended hunting season for moose in southeast Kautokeino, Kautokeino, Finnmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Seasons, Mammals, Enforcement/compliance, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 313 governing the practice of hunting.

Legislation | Norway | 2002

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Data collection/reporting, Seasons, Game

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1276 implementing the Convention of 3 March 1973 on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Legislation | Norway | 2002

Keyword: Endangered species, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Enforcement/compliance, Management/conservation, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 190 on hunting and fishing seasons, collection of eggs and feathered bird hunting seasons from 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2017.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Seasons, Wild fauna, Authorization/permit, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1227 on extended 2013 hunting season for moose in the south-eastern Kautokeino area in 2013, Finnmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1250 on extended hunting season for moose in the southern area Karasjok in 2013, Finnmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 314 on the management of deers and beavers.

Legislation | Norway | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Allocation/quota, Hunting authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive No. 1153 amending amending the moose 2013 hunting season in Roemskog municipality, Oestfold.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulations No. 1118 on access to moose, deer, roe deer and beaver hunting in Froland, Aust-Agder.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Seasons, Mammals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1054 on extension of moose hunting season from 1 November 2013 to 31 January 2017 in Hedmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Seasons, Mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1052 amending extended moose hunting season from 1 November 2012 to 31 March 2017, Oppland.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Protected area, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 950 on extended moose hunting season from 1 November 2012 to 31 March 2017, Oppland.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Protected area, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Seasons

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 134 on the management of deers.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Management/conservation, Allocation/quota, Hunting authorization/permit, Offences/penalties, Wild fauna, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1114 on access to moose, deer and roe deer hunting in Sor-Fron Municipality, Oppland

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Protected area, Mammals, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 885 on early hunting of gray goose in parts of Orland and Ashford municipalities, Trøndelag.

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Birds, Seasons, Authorization/permit, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1132 on extension of moose hunting season from 1 November 2014 to 31 January 2017 in Hedmark.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Seasons, Mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1212 on deer hunting in Nærøy municipality, North Trøndelag.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1258 on extended moose-hunting season in Asker, Bærum, Oslo, Noida, Lørenskog and Ski municipalities, Oslo and Akershus.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1259 on extended moose-hunting season in Nes and Aurskog-Høland municipalities, Akershus.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 716 on alien organisms.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Biological agents, Environmental security, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Hazardous substances, Biodiversity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 221 on hunting access for elk, deer, roe deer and beavers in Drangedal municipality, Telemark.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Allocation/quota, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 173 on minimum size for felling elk, Saltdal Municipality, Nordland.

Legislation | Norway | 2015

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Authorization/permit, Seasons, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 720 of 1999 relative to compensations paid for damage caused to livestock by wild animals.

Legislation | Norway | 1999 (2007)

Keyword: Animal welfare, Subsidy/incentive, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 596 on access to hunting for moose, Salangen municipality.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act to amend the Wildlife Act (No. 65 of 2000).

Legislation | Norway | 2000

Keyword: Hunting/capture, Hunting authorization/permit, Special fund

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 85 of 2005 relating to legal relations and management of land and natural resources in the county of Finnmark (Finnmark Act)

Legislation | Norway | 2005 (2008)

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Inland fisheries, Forest management/forest conservation, Timber extraction/logging, Ownership, Land tenure, Traditional rights/customary rights, Institution, Court/tribunal, Dispute settlement, Expropriation, Hunting/capture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on amendment to the Environment Act (No. 48 of 2013).

Legislation | Norway | 2013

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Wildlife Act and Nature Conservation Act etc.(No. 9 of 2014).

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding, Animal production, Freshwater resources management, Water conservation zone, Potable water, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Authorization/permit, Management/conservation, Game, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Inland waters, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 100 of 2009 relating to the Management of Biological, Geological and Landscape Diversity (Nature Diversity Act).

Legislation | Norway | 2009 (2017)

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Polluter pays principle, Precautionary principle, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Land-use planning, Fishery management and conservation, Freshwater fishes, Diadromous fish, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Management/conservation, Protection of habitats, Institution, Policy/planning, Protected area, Access right, National parks, Marine protected areas, Wild flora, Wild fauna, Genetic resources, Protection forest, Use restrictions, Endangered species, International agreement-implementation, Offences/penalties, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX