Maine Revised Statutes

§6747. Closed areas

1. Taking from closed areas.  A person may not:
A. Fish for or take mussels from an area closed pursuant to section 6172; or [2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §2 (AMD).]
B. Possess, ship, transport or sell mussels taken from an area closed pursuant to section 6172. [2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §2 (AMD).]
[ 2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §2 (AMD) .]
2. Washing or holding in closed areas.  A person may not:
A. Wash, hold or keep mussels in an area closed pursuant to section 6172; or [2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §3 (AMD).]
B. Possess, ship, transport or sell mussels washed, held or kept in an area closed pursuant to section 6172. [2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §3 (AMD).]
[ 2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §3 (AMD) .]
3. Exception.  This section does not apply to:
A. The taking of mussels under the authority of section 6856. [2003, c. 520, §10 (AMD).]
B. [2003, c. 520, §10 (RP).]
[ 2003, c. 520, §10 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 328, §3 (NEW). 2003, c. 452, §F22 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 520, §10 (AMD). 2011, c. 691, Pt. F, §§2, 3 (AMD).