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www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/regu/sor-86-21/latest/sor-86-21.ht...

These regulations provide information on the registration of persona and vessels and on the spacing of fishing gear. Sections are provided on pelagics, shellfish, salmon, groundfish, marine plans, and tuna.

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

Beaches Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 320. A provincial law established to preserve and protect the Beaches of Nova Scotia.

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/ShowFullDoc/cs/C-7.3//20091020/en

A federal law that establishes National Marine Conservation Areas (NMCAs). NMCAs are marine areas managed for sustainable use and often contain smaller zones of higher protection. NCMAs may include the seabed, the water column, wetlands, estuaries, island ...

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/ShowFullDoc/cs/N-14.01//20091020/en

A federal law that regulates the protection of natural areas of national significance. The law enables Parks Canada to designate and maintain national parks and national parks reserves. Natural resources in those protected areas are dedicated to the benef ...

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 commun ...

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

The Canada Wildlife 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 (s. 4). The Act deals with the conservation and research of wildlife ...

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This Act seeks to protect the environment within New Brunswick. It has sections dealing with Pesticides control, designation of contaminants, restoration of land, wetland designation, coastal designation, solid waste commissions, generation of electricity ...

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

A provincial law that facilitates the creation of a voluntary legal agreement between a landowner and another eligible body (defined in the Designation of Eligible Bodies Regulations, N.S. Reg. 12/2002) in order to limit the use of land in order to prote ...

www.cbd.int/convention/convention.shtml

Convention on Biological Diversity (with Annexes), 5 June 1992, 31 I.L.M. 818 (1992) (entered into force, 29 December 1993) A key international agreement adopted in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. It's main objective is to aid governments in d ...

www.gov.ns.ca/just/regulations/regs/coedesig.htm

Regulations made under Nova Scotia's provincial Conservation Easements Act, S.N.S. 2001, c. 28 that defines the term eligible bodies, referenced in Section 16 of that Act.

www.gnb.ca/0062/regs/e-9-101reg.htm

Goal is to protect species at risk from extinction. NOTE: The Department of Natural Resources states the Act is being modernized. Species at risk include any plant, animal, or other organism that is seriously at risk of imminent extinction or extirpation ...

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

The Endangered Species Act is intended to protect, designate, recover, and conserve species at risk in Nova Scotia. It also seeks to protect their habitats. It works to prevent any species from becoming extirpated or extinct due to human activities. This ...

www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/stat/snb-1980-c-f-14.1/81285/

An Act to create policies and programs to maintain diversity of wildlife species at levels of appropriate abundance. Allows the government to make, by regulation, wildlife refuges and wildlife management areas. The province has the property rights in all ...

www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/regu/sor-93-53/latest/sor-93-53.ht...

These Regulations provide information on variation of close times, fishing quotas, size, and weight limits of fish, on fishing for experimental, scientific, and educational purposes, for release of live fish, for authorization to alter fish habitat, and f ...

www.gov.pe.ca/law/statutes/pdf/f-14.pdf

This Act charges the Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry with the management, renewal and protection of forest lands in the province (section 3), provides for the development of a Forest Policy and places restrictions upon who may cut, harvest or ...

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/M-7.01/

The Migratory Birds Convention Act seeks to implement the Convention by protecting and conserving migratory birds, both their populations and individual birds, and their nests (s. 4). Section 5 provides various prohibitions and obligations in relation to ...

www.gov.pe.ca/law/statutes/pdf/n-02.pdf

The province currently has 119 sites designated as protected areas under this Act. The object of the Act is to provide legal protection to ecologically significant sites including sand dunes, marshes, rivers, ponds, bogs, forests, offshore islands, cliffs ...

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