Wild Life Protection
Obtaining a Licence
- Every person referred to above who intends to obtain a licence shall make an application to the Chief Wildlife Warden or the authorized officer for the grant of a licence.
- No licence shall be granted unless the Chief Wildlife Warden or the authorized officer having regard to the antecedents and previous experience of the applicant, the implications which the grant of such licence would have on the status of wildlife.
- Every licence granted under this section shall specify the premises in which and the conditions, if any, subject to which the licensee shall carry on his business.
- Every licence granted under this section shall
- be valid for one year from the date of its grant;
- not be transferable; and
- be renewable for a period not exceeding one year at a time.
- No application for the renewal of a licence shall be rejected unless the holder of such licence has been given a reasonable opportunity of presenting his case and unless the Chief Wildlife Warden or the authorized officer is satisfied that.
- the application for such renewal has been made after the expiry of the period specified thereof, or
- any statement made by the applicant at the time of the grant or renewal of the licence was incorrect of false in material particulars, or
- the applicant has contravened any term of condition of the licence , or any provision of this Act, or any rule made thereunder , or
- the applicant does not fulfill the prescribed conditions.
Suspension or Cancellation of Licence
Subject to any general or special order of the State Government the Chief Wildlife Warden or the authorized officer may, for reason to be recorded by him in writing, suspend or cancel any licence granted or renewed.
Provided that no such suspension or cancellation shall be made except after giving the holder of the licence a reasonable opportunity of being heard.