7. Notwithstanding any provision of law,
(a) hunting or trapping of every kind is prohibited in a park;
(b) all forms of prospecting, and any utilization, harvesting or harnessing of resources related to logging, mining or the production of energy, and the laying of oil or gas pipelines or power lines, are prohibited within the confines of a park.
Notwithstanding subparagraph b, the electric power transmission equipment, electric power control and transformer stations and the telecommunications equipment required for the operation of a park may, at the request of the Minister or the Société, be constructed, operated and maintained in a park.
Subparagraph b of the first paragraph does not apply to rights relating to electric power generating works or equipment, electric power or communications transmission equipment or to control and transformer stations already in existence, or to changes made to them with the authorization of the Minister.
1977, c. 56, s. 7; 1986, c. 109, s. 45; 1999, c. 36, s. 145; 2004, c. 11, s. 52.