close season


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close season

(kləʊs) or

closed season

n
1. (Hunting) the period of the year when it is prohibited to kill certain game or fish
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport the period of the year when there is no domestic competition
Translations

close season

[ˈkləʊsˌsiːsn] n (Hunting) → stagione f di chiusura (di caccia, pesca etc)
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 20, 2019-: Close season retained following public consultation
John Allotey was speaking at a forum organised by his outfit at Achimota, in Accra, to announce the close season whereby all activities in the various forest reserves come to a halt.
During the closed season, fishermen will only be allowed to use family-fishing equipment as stated in Prakas 458 on Fishing Close Season issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 2012.
Barcelona have won the race to sign Ajax Amsterdam's exciting young talent Frenkie de Jong after announcing on Wednesday they had agreed a deal worth up to 86 million euros to sign the midfielder in the close season.
A 41-year old man from Loughborough has been successfully prosecuted after being found guilty of fishing for freshwater fish in the close season in May 2018.
Maria Blyth, 30, and Adam Wakefield, 33, of Newtown Avenue in Newtown, Stockton, were both fined a total of PS270 and ordered to pay costs of PS127.47 and a victim surcharge of PS30 for fishing without a licence, fishing during the coarse fishing close season, and using bait prohibited during the close season.
The Pirates' Supporters Club continues to use the close season to raise vital funds to help keep the Pirates on the ice.
Although the facility fees and merit payments will be paid in the close season, the rest of the money is paid in chunks so Newcastle have received some of that cash already.
THE 140-year-old close season law preventing river fishing during Spring is expected to be scrapped following a Government review The Environment Agency is due to publish an evidence paper this month following a two-year consultation with fishery scientists and members of the angling community.
The animal was killed in the close season - a time of year when hunting is unauthorised except with a special licence.