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Fish and Game Code - FGC

DIVISION 7. REFUGES [10500 - 10932]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Refuges and Other Protected Areas [10500 - 10741]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )
  

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [10500 - 10514]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1957, Ch. 456. )

  
10500.  

Except under a permit or specific authorization, it is unlawful to do any of the following:

(a) To take or possess a bird or mammal in a game refuge.

(b) To use or have in possession in a game refuge, a firearm, BB device as defined in Section 16250 of the Penal Code, crossbow, bow and arrow, or a trap or other contrivance designed to be, or capable of being, used to take birds or mammals, or to discharge a firearm or BB device or to release an arrow or crossbow bolt into a game refuge.

(c) To take or possess a fish or amphibian in a fish refuge, or to use or have in possession in that refuge a contrivance designed to be used for catching fish.

(d) To take or possess a bird, discharge a firearm or BB device, or release an arrow or crossbow bolt, within or into a waterfowl refuge.

(e) To take or possess a quail in a quail refuge.

(f) To take or possess an invertebrate or specimen of marine plant life in a marine life refuge.

(g) To take or possess a clam or an instrument or apparatus capable of being used to dig clams in a clam refuge.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 154, Sec. 95. (AB 1527) Effective January 1, 2016.)