Maine Revised Statutes

§12053. Unlawful use of licensed dog training area

1. Unlawful use of licensed dog training area.  The following provisions apply to licensed dog training areas.
A. A person may not hunt on a licensed dog training area licensed under section 12052 except that the owner of the land being used as a licensed dog training area may hunt wild animals and wild birds on the training area to the extent permitted by this Part. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
B. A person may not do any of the following on a dog training area licensed and posted in accordance with section 12052 except as provided in section 12052:
(1) Train a dog;
(2) Hold a field trial;
(3) Enter the area accompanied by a dog; or
(4) Permit a dog of which that person is the owner or trainer to enter the area. [2003, c. 414, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF).]
C. [2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §196 (RP).]
[ 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §196 (AMD); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
2. Penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $500 may be adjudged. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §197 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 after having been adjudicated as having committed 3 or more civil violations under this Part within the previous 5-year period commits a Class E crime. [2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §197 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF).]
[ 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §197 (NEW); 2003, c. 655, Pt. B, §422 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 414, §A2 (NEW). 2003, c. 414, §D7 (AFF). 2003, c. 614, §9 (AFF). 2003, c. 655, §§B196,197 (AMD). 2003, c. 655, §B422 (AFF).