N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-10.8 - General possession criteria

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Prior to the issuance of any permit under this subchapter, the applicant shall, on forms provided by the Division, demonstrate the following:
1. The origin of the animal is not from the wild stock of this State or any other state except where authorized by the Division for rehabilitative, scientific or other purposes consistent with the purposes of this subchapter as determined by the Division.
2. The animal will be fed an adequate diet;
3. The animal is housed or caged in a manner that:
i. Allows the animal to perform the normal behavior patterns of its species; and
ii. Prevents disease, liberation, or accidental injury to the animal and the public;
4. The method of acquisition did not violate the laws and regulations of this State, any other state, or the federal government;
5. Competent and adequate licensed veterinary services for the care and treatment of the animal are readily available; and
6. The animal is free of infectious diseases and parasites which may be dangerous to the animal, livestock, or people of the State. The Division may request certification from a licensed New Jersey veterinarian or a person recognized as qualified by the director to make such certification that the animal for which the permit is being sought is free from infectious diseases and parasites.


N.J. Admin. Code § 7:25-10.8
Amended by R.1991 d.132, effective 3/18/1991.
See: 23 N.J.R. 37(a), 23 N.J.R. 848(b).
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