23:3-66. Tagging of fish, fee
5. (a) All fish stocked in the waters of the fishing preserve in accordance with subsection (b) of section 2 of this act that are taken from the licensed fishing preserve waters shall be immediately tagged as prescribed in the license or by order of the division. Such tags shall be furnished by the division and sold to the licensee at the cost of $0.15 per tag, or as adjusted by the Fish and Game Council pursuant to section 12 of P.L.1982, c.180 (C.23:3-1a).
(b) The tag so affixed shall not be removed from the fish until the same is finally prepared for consumption.
(c) No fish, required to be tagged as specified in subsection (a) of this section, taken pursuant to this act, shall be possessed off the premises of the fishing preserve without such tag, and no person shall sell such fish without such tag attached, except for scientific, exhibition or stocking purposes.
(d) Fish taken from such fishing preserves and tagged as provided in this section may be possessed, bought, sold and offered for sale, and transported without restriction. Fish raised or possessed under licenses issued under this act may be sold at any time for scientific, exhibition, propagation or stocking purposes.
L.1970,c.247,s.5; amended 1982,c.180,s.10; 1986,c.198,s.6; 1991,c.286,s.12.
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