game law

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game law

n.
A regulation limiting the taking of a certain game animal, as in particular quantities and in particular seasons, in order to maintain populations of that animal at a certain level.
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Noun1.game law - a regulation intended to manage or preserve game animals
ordinance, regulation - an authoritative rule
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Aoun's comments came less than a fortnight after a group of 52 Lebanese and international environmental NGOs and bird advocacy groups released a joint letter calling on the president to enforce Lebanon's hunting laws ahead of spring bird migration.
Scotland's only huntswoman has been charged with breaching fox hunting laws after a Sunday Mail probe.
This incident is a tragic reminder of the importance that hunting laws be followed.
A few weeks ago, a violator of local hunting laws in Kohgiluyeh va Boyer Ahmad province was sentenced to transcribe the hunting laws twice as his penalty for an illegal hunt.
THE Scottish Government is being urged to strengthen hunting laws amid claims that a fox suffered a "dreadful and repugnant" death after being killed by a pack of hounds.
Respect for the provinces hunting laws is an important component of effective wildlife management.
He urged the Saudi Wildlife Society to take action against those violating hunting laws.
Zimbabwe officials cleared Palmer of wrongdoing in October, saying he didn't break the country's hunting laws.
Another vital step toward seizing the advantage in the current hunting-market climate is to capitalize on the positive changes that impact the hunting business, such as improvements in hunting laws.
I THINK the decision by Downing Street to shelve the vote on relaxing hunting laws in England is the correct one.
It seems clear from where I'm standing that by threatening to block changes to the hunting laws, the SNP was simply trying to provoke the government into hardening its position on 'EVEL' in the knowledge that this will ultimately help their campaign for independence.
The abhorrent relaxation of hunting laws that would have seen unimaginable cruelty inflicted on defenceless foxes and brought suffering to hounds has been avoided because David Cameron and his Eton chums are realising that we do have a voice and we will be heard - with The Mirror on our side.