|Territorial extent New Zealand|
Date commenced 23 December 1977
|Date of Royal Assent 23 December 1977|
The Wild Animal Control Act 1977 is a current Act of Parliament in New Zealand. It is administered by the Department of Conservation.
Part 3 of the Act establishes recreational hunting areas (RHAs). If the wild animal species are not kept in check, commercial hunting is allowed. At present the following RHAs have been established: