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The Secretary of the Interior issues the regulations in this part under the authority granted to the Secretary by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), 16 U.S.C. 703- 712.
This is a list of United States Code sections, Statutes at Large, Public Laws, and Presidential Documents, which provide rulemaking authority for this CFR Part.
This list is taken from the Parallel Table of Authorities and Rules provided by GPO [Government Printing Office].
It is not guaranteed to be accurate or up-to-date, though we do refresh the database weekly. More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.
§ 703 - Taking, killing, or possessing migratory birds unlawful
§ 704 - Determination as to when and how migratory birds may be taken, killed, or possessed
§ 705 - Transportation or importation of migratory birds; when unlawful
§ 706 - Arrests; search warrants
§ 707 - Violations and penalties; forfeitures
§ 708 - State or Territorial laws or regulations
§ 709 - Omitted
§ 709a - Authorization of appropriations
§ 710 - Partial invalidity; short title
§ 711 - Breeding and sale for food supply
§ 712 - Treaty and convention implementing regulations; seasonal taking of migratory birds for essential needs of indigenous Alaskans to preserve and maintain stocks of the birds; protection and conservation of the birds