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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th], recent polls to the apps users had found that they were appalled with current animal hunting laws.
Diehard moderns or folks with visual impairments also mount optics on their rifles, unless prohibited by state 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.
However, in the mid-19th century German hunting laws were amended, opening the door to working-class sportsmen.
Poaching--strictly defined to mean harvesting game from another's land, but typically used to include all wildlife violations--has been around as long as there have been hunting laws to break.
As governor, he sought scientific solutions to environmental problems, strictly enforced fish and hunting laws, incorporated geography and natural history into New York public school curricula, created forest reserves in the Adirondacks and Catskills, and replaced political appointees with professionally trained scientists for the New York State Fisheries, Game, and Forest Commission.
Organisers and hunters found to have breached hunting laws, can face imprisonment or a fine of up to $500,000, Rodrigues said.
A judge recently condemned the Harborough-based Fernie Hunt for using "cynical subterfuge" in breaching hunting laws.
In North America many hunting laws still reflect century-old restrictions against market hunting.