P-9.002 - Cultural Heritage Act

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2. In this Act, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following terms mean or designate:
archaeological property and archaeological site : any property or site indicating prehistoric or historic human occupation;
heritage cultural landscape : a land area recognized by a community for its remarkable landscape features, which are the result of the interaction of natural and human factors and are worth conserving and, if applicable, enhancing because of their historical or emblematic interest, or their value as a source of identity;
heritage document : a medium on which intelligible information is inscribed in the form of words, sounds or images structured and delimited in a tangible or logical manner, or the information itself, including archives, which has artistic, emblematic, ethnological, historical, scientific or technological value;
heritage immovable : an immovable property that has archaeological, architectural, artistic, emblematic, ethnological, historical, landscape, scientific or technological value, in particular a building, a structure, vestiges or land;
heritage object : a movable property, other than a heritage document, that has archaeological, artistic, emblematic, ethnological, historical, scientific or technological value, in particular a work of art, an instrument, furniture or an artefact;
heritage property : a heritage document, immovable, object or site;
heritage site : a place, a group of immovables or, in the case of a heritage site referred to in section 58, a land area that is of interest for its archaeological, architectural, artistic, emblematic, ethnological, historical, identity, landscape, scientific, urbanistic or technological value;
intangible heritage : the skills, knowledge, expressions, practices and representations handed down from generation to generation and constantly recreated, in conjunction with any cultural objects or spaces associated with them, that a community or group recognizes as part of its cultural heritage, the knowledge, protection, transmission or enhancement of which is in the public interest; and
protection area : an area surrounding a classified heritage immovable, defined by the Minister to protect the immovable.
2011, c. 21, s. 2.