370. Exemptions: recovery and rescue of wild mammals.

The hunting of a wild mammal1 which has escaped or been released from captivity or confinement is exempt hunting2 if:

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    (1)     the hunting takes place:

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      (a)     on land which belongs3 to the hunter;

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      (b)     on land which he has been given permission to use for the purpose by the occupier or, in the case of unoccupied land, by a person to whom it belongs; or

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      (c)     with the authority of a constable;

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    (2)     reasonable steps are taken for the purpose of ensuring that, as soon as possible after being found, the wild mammal is recaptured or shot dead by