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Legislation

www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/legislation/agricultural-crop-r...

This Act regulates management practices including soil conservation and nutrient management practices applied to land intended or used for growing. The purposes of this Act are: to maintain and improve surface water quality by reducing runoff and soil ero ...

www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/stat/rsc-1985-c-a-17/latest/rsc-19...

This federal Act pertains to the office of the Auditor General of Canada and the promotion of sustainable development monitoring and reporting. Specifically, the Act puts forward the duties and powers of the office of the Auditor General, and it also defi ...

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/beaches.h...

This Act was created to provide for the protection of beaches and associated dune systems, provide for the regulation and enforcement of land-use activities on beaches, and to control recreation and uses of beaches that can harm the beaches and dune syste ...

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/N-14.01/

This Act allows for the creation of parks and makes the Minister responsible for their administration, management and control. Schedules to this Act define the National Parks of Canada, the National Park Reserves of Canada, protected species, park communi ...

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/W-9/

This Act applies to any animal, plant, organism that is wild (or not easily distinguishable from such a species), or is that habitat of such an animal, plant, or organism. Among other things, it enables the conservation and research of wildlife in Canada, ...

laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/c-15.31/

This Act sets out the federal government's responsibilities with respect to the environment. It outlines plans for establishing objectives and guidelines, controlling and preventing pollution, and carrying out appropriate operational procedures on federal ...

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This Act seeks to protect the environment within New Brunswick. It deals with pesticide controls, designation of contaminants, restoration of land, wetland designation, coastal designation, solid waste commissions, and generation of electricity, among oth ...

www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/stat/rsnb-1973-c-c-12/latest/rsnb-...

This Act creates a coordinated planning policy for land zoning in New Brunswick.

www.gnb.ca/0062/regs/c-16-3reg.htm

A conservation easement is an agreement between a land owner and an eligible body that grants rights or imposes obligations on the easement holder, owner, or both for the purpose of protecting, restoring or enhancing the land. This is a useful tool for pr ...

www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/consease.htm

A conservation easement is an agreement between a land owner and an eligible body that grants rights or imposes obligations on the easement holder, owner, or both for the purpose of protecting, restoring or enhancing the land. This is a useful tool for pr ...

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/crownlan....

This Act identifies provincial policies for the development of Crown land in Nova Scotia. It sets out requirementns for certain forest management techniques, including consideration of the impact development has on wildlife and outdoor recreation in the p ...

www.gnb.ca/0062/regs/c-38-1reg.htm

The Act makes the Minister of Natural Resources responsible for the development, utilization, protection and integrated management of the resources of Crown lands in New Brunswick. 

www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/endspec.htm

This Act exists to protect, designate, recover, and conserve species at risk in Nova Scotia. It also seeks to protect their habitats.

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/environme...

The Environment Act is Nova Scotia's primary piece of environmental legislation, and it establishes mechanisms for the governance of many environmental matters that are under provincial government control.   

novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/envactiv.htm

These Regulations specify the types of activities controlled by the Environment Act that must be performed in accordance with specifications, including the need to obtain approval, the need to notify government bodies of activities, and appropriate q ...

www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/exproprn.htm

This Act exists to ensure that every person in Nova Scotia whose land is expropriated is compensated. 

www.gov.ns.ca/JUST/REGULATIONS/regs/exproreg.htm

These Regulations set out procedures for expropriation by the Government of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Power, Maritime Telegraph and Telephone Co., the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission, Municipalities, the Halifax Public Service Commission, or any corpor ...

www.canlii.org/en/ns/laws/stat/sns-2000-c-3/51755/

The purpose of this Act is to protect farmers in Nova Scotia who are engaged in normal farm practices from being sued in nuisance or negligence.

www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/stat/sc-2008-c-33/latest/sc-2008-c...

This Act empowers the federal government's “Federal Sustainable Development Strategy” and seeks to create goals and targets with respect to sustainable development in Canada.

laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/F-24/

This federal Act governs the administration and development of fishing and recreational harbours at the federal level, including the powers of the Minister and the creation of regulations.