Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs
The holder of a hunting or trapping licence may, on certain conditions, receive a lump-sum indemnity if he or she sustains an injury resulting directly from legally practising those activities for recreational purposes. This indemnity covers a total and permanent disability as well and the loss of a limb or an eye. In case of the licence holder’s death, the heirs or assigns may also be entitled to compensation. The government indemnization plan for hunting and trapping accidents covers eligible amounts claimed as damages for
Most individuals are covered by civil liability insurance that protects them in such situations. However, if the amount claimed by the injured individual from his or her insurance company cannot be awarded, or is not awarded in full, the individual may claim compensation under the government indemnization plan. Uninsured individuals injured in hunting and trapping accidents may also claim compensation under the government plan.
Clientele The following persons may claim an indemnity under the government indemnization plan:
Conditions The following conditions must be met in order for a licence holder to qualify for an indemnity:
Indemnities awarded The indemnities that may be awarded are as follows:
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