New Jersey Revised Statutes § 23:3-28 - Definitions

23:3-28. As used in sections 23:3-29 to 23:3-39 of this Title:
a. A wholly enclosed area means an area of land the boundaries of which are surrounded by a fence at least six feet in height, constructed of a woven wire not larger than two-inch mesh for game birds and at least eight feet in height for quadrupeds.

b. Propagating in a semiwild state means propagating on land the boundaries of which are clearly defined by a fence, road, ditch, wire, water or highway, and posted at intervals of not more than 500 feet with signs to be prescribed by the division.

c. A commercial pheasant, mallard, quail and partridge-shooting preserve shall mean land, the boundaries of which shall be clearly defined by posting at intervals of not more than 200 feet with signs to be prescribed by the Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife, and which is a minimum of 50 acres in size excluding safety zones as prescribed in subsection d. of R.S.23:4-16.

d. "Pheasant" means the species Phasianus colchicus, commonly known as English Ringneck, Melanistic Mutant, Mongolian, Formosan, Chinese or artificially propagated variety thereof.

e. "Partridge" means the species Perdix perdix, commonly known as Hungarian partridge and the species Alectoris chukar, commonly known as Chukar partridge.

f. "Quail" means the species Colinus virginianus, commonly known as the "bobwhite quail."

g. "Mallard" means the species Anas platyrhynchos, commonly known as "mallard," that has been captive bred in conformance with the appropriate federal regulation.

Amended 1948,c.113,s.1; 1953,c.175,s.1; 1955,c.104,s.1; 1995,c.370,s.1.

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