A detailed program must be drafted and sent to the other committee members at least two months prior to the start date of the game capture program.
Comments made by other committee must be done within two weeks from the date of receipt.
All comments are to be taken into consideration; however the final responsibility of the game capture/resale program will be that of the committee members appointed to manage the Game portfolio.
The drafted proposal must be so detailed to state the species, number of animals and the gender of animals that are to be sold. o Included in the spreadsheet is to be the target stocking rates of each species existing and planned.
An accurate record must kept of all animals sold where the species, gender and number is recorded.
Any losses due to injury are to be drafted in a report on the completion of the game capture/resale program.
Any deviations to the planned number, species and gender of animals sold are to be reported together with a justification indicating the reasons for the deviations.
Within three weeks of completion of the game capture/resale program a report is to be generated and send to the other committee members.
Indemnities and Notices
A notice must be placed at the main gate stating the date and times of the game capture and if possible the locations which are to be avoided.
The notice must also request owners who want to visit their homes during this game capture period to refrain from any game drives, cycling or walking as far as possible.
The notice must request all construction workers to limit their movements to and from the building sites as far as possible thereby limiting the disturbance of the game to a minimum. As always builders are to ensure that their employees do not move away from the building site unless it is within the confines of a vehicle.
For the duration of the game capture process it is a requisite that all people entering the Highlands premises will sign an “Indemnity Form” that will be presented by the guard at the main gate.
Where possible the area or location of the game capture will be stated.
Game Capture Procedures
The capturing of any animals must be done in the presence of a committee member.
Where for reasons beyond his control the appointed committee member cannot be present then he will appoint another committee member or homeowner to witness the event in his absence.
It will be the responsibility of the committee member to indicate the whereabouts of the homes to the professional game capture company to ensure that the process is handled in a safe manner.
All game capture must be carried out by a reputable game capture company.
No children or unnecessary observers will be allowed – unless prior arrangements have been made with the committee member in charge.
No game capture Fridays, Weekends, Public Holidays or any School Holidays.
Where the game capture requires the creating of a feeding place for the specific animal then depending on the location the surrounding home owners must be contacted for their permission.
No alcohol is allowed during the capturing process.
The erection and removal of temporary hides, camps, etc must be done in such a manner to ensure the least possible disturbance to the environment.
Payment of animals sold is to be made prior to the animals leaving the premises of Highlands unless prior arrangements have been made.
All operations are to be handled in a safe manner both all concerned especially the animals.