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Indemnities in the Case of a Hunting or Trapping Accident

Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs

Claiming an Indemnity in the Case of a Hunting or Trapping Accident

Any holder of a hunting or trapping licence who is injured in a hunting or trapping accident, or, if the licence holder dies, the liquidator of the succession or his or her family

The hunting or trapping licence holder must not have been convicted of a hunting or trapping offence at the time of the accident.

An indemnity covering a total and permanent disability can be paid if the disability occurs within 12 months of the date of the accident.

The following indemnities may be awarded:

  • Loss of life: $5,000
  • Total and permanent disability: $5,000
  • Loss of both hands, both feet or both eyes: $5,000
  • Loss of one hand and one foot: $5,000
  • Loss of one hand and one eye: $5,000
  • Loss of one foot and one eye: $5,000
  • Loss of an arm: $3,500
  • Loss of a leg: $3,500
  • Loss of one hand, one foot or one eye: $2,500

The amount of the indemnity cannot exceed $5,000 for a single accident.

To qualify as the loss of:

  • a hand or a foot, the limb must be completely severed at the wrist or ankle or above them.
  • an arm or a leg, the limb must be completely severed at the elbow or knee or above them.
  • an eye, the loss of sight must be total and incurable.

To claim an indemnity following a hunting or trapping accident:

  • Complete the Hunting or Trapping Accident form.
  • Have the certificate included in the form filled out by the attending physician.
  • Enclose any required documents with the form.
  • Send the entire application to the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs
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