Made available by Touch N' Go Systems, Inc., and the
Law Offices of James B. Gottstein.

You can also go to The Alaska Legal Resource Center or search the entire website search.

Touch N' Go, the DeskTop In-and-Out Board makes your office run smoother. Visit Touch N' Go's Website to see how.
Title 5 . Fish and Game
Chapter 92 . Statewide Provisions
Section 52. Discretionary permit hunt conditions and procedures

5 AAC 92.052. Discretionary permit hunt conditions and procedures

The department may apply any or all of the following additional conditions to a permit hunt, when necessary for management of the species hunted:

(1) a permittee shall register at a designated station before entering, and upon leaving, the field; except as authorized under AS 16.05.405 , a person may not hold more than one permit for the same species in a hunt area at one time;

(2) a permittee shall demonstrate

(A) the ability to identify the species hunted;

(B) the ability to identify the permit hunt area;

(C) a knowledge of weapon safety and use;

(3) a permittee shall attend an orientation course;

(4) a permittee shall carry an operative radio while in the field;

(5) a permittee who takes an animal under a permit shall deliver specified biological specimens to a check station or to the nearest department office within a time set by the department; the trophy value of an animal taken under a subsistence permit may be nullified by the department;

(6) a permittee must be accompanied by a department representative;

(7) only a specified number of permittees may hunt during the same time period, and a permittee may hunt only in a specified subdivision within the permit hunt area;

(8) a permittee may not use specified mechanized vehicles for hunting big game or for transporting meat from the hunting area;

(9) a permittee who cancels his or her plan to hunt shall notify the department at an office, and within a time limit, specified by the department;

(10) a permittee may use only weapons and ammunition specified by the department;

(11) before receiving a permit, the permittee shall acknowledge in writing that he or she has read, understands, and will abide by, the conditions specified for the hunt;

(12) a permittee may hunt only during specified time periods;

(13) a permit applicant must be at least 10 years old, except a Tier I subsistence permit applicant must be at least 12 years old;

(14) a permittee shall submit, on a form supplied by the department, information requested by the department about the hunt; the permittee shall submit this form to the department within the time limit set by the department;

(15) the permit applicant must hold a valid Alaska hunting license; however, this does not apply to a resident under the age of 16; an applicant's hunting license number must be entered on the permit application; a resident under the age of 16 shall enter his or her age instead of a license number;

(16) a hunter participating in a permit hunt that allows only the use of a bow and arrow must have completed a department-approved bowhunter education course;

(17) a permittee may take only an animal of a sex specified by the department;

(18) a person with physical disabilities, as defined in AS 16.05.940 , with a special permit to hunt with a motorized vehicle, must be accompanied by another hunter who has a valid hunting license and is capable of assisting the permittee in retrieving game taken by the permittee;

(19) a person may be limited to one big game registration permit at a time in Units 1, 17 and 20(E);

(20) the number of registration permits that may be issued per household for a specified big game hunt may be limited;

(21) the permit hunt area authorized by the Board of Game may be subdivided into smaller permit hunt areas.

History: Eff. 7/5/85, Register 95; am 8/20/89, Register 111; am 7/1/92, Register 122; am 6/28/96, Register 138; am 7/1/2000, Register 154; am 7/1/2002, Register 162; am 7/1/2004, Register 170; am 7/1/2005, Register 174

Authority: AS 16.05.255

Note to HTML Version:

The Alaska Administrative Code was automatically converted to HTML from a plain text format. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, but neither Touch N' Go Systems nor the Law Offices of James B. Gottstein can be held responsible for any possible errors. This version of the Alaska Administrative Code is current through June, 2006.

If it is critical that the precise terms of the Alaska Administrative Code be known, it is recommended that more formal sources be consulted. Recent editions of the Alaska Administrative Journal may be obtained from the Alaska Lieutenant Governor's Office on the world wide web. If any errors are found, please e-mail Touch N' Go systems at E-mail. We hope you find this information useful. Copyright 2006. Touch N' Go Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Last modified 7/05/2006