Oregon Statutes - Chapter 497 - Licenses and Permits - Section 497.298 - Scientific taking permit; rules.

(1) Any person desiring to take wildlife for scientific purposes shall first obtain from the State Fish and Wildlife Commission a scientific taking permit. The commission, by rule, shall prescribe a procedure for applying for permits and the form thereof, and shall prescribe the terms and conditions of taking wildlife under the permit to insure that wildlife taken pursuant to the permit will be used only for scientific purposes.

(2) No person who holds a scientific taking permit shall violate any of the terms or conditions of the permit.

(3) As used in this section, “scientific purposes” means the study or examination of wildlife for the acquisition of knowledge thereof. [1973 c.723 §65]

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