taslogo"glueboard trap" means a device that uses an adhesive substance to entrap an animal.

Glue traps are made from natural or synthetic adhesive applied to cardboard or similar material. Bait can be placed in the center or a scent may be added to the adhesive. Glue board traps are used primarily for rodent control indoors.


Below is the section (high lighted) of the Animal Welfare Act 1993 in Tasmania that pertains to the use of Glueboards for Rodent Management.

 

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12. Traps

(1) Subject to subsection (2), a person must not set, lay or place a leghold trap, glueboard trap or snare.

Penalty:

Fine not exceeding 5 penalty units.

(2) A person may apply to the Minister for an exemption to use a leghold trap, glueboard trap or snare.

(3) The Minister, in granting an exemption, may impose any condition the Minister considers appropriate.

(4) This section does not apply to –

(a) the use of a mist net by a person who holds a permit to use a mist net granted under the Nature Conservation Act 2002; or

(b) a gillnet used in accordance with any regulations or rules made under the Living Marine Resources Management Act 1995; or

(c) a box trap, cage trap, mousetrap and other similar devices.

(5) The Minister may delegate the powers under this section to the Secretary.

(6) In this section –

"glueboard trap" means a device that uses an adhesive substance to entrap an animal.


 

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