C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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52. Despite section 51, public servants authorized to conduct inspections or investigations in accordance with this Act and wildlife protection officers may be in an ecological reserve and carry on the activities necessary to their functions there.
The same applies to persons who, with the authorization of the Minister, are in a reserve to carry on an educational activity, a scientific research activity or an activity relating to the sound management of the reserve.
In the case provided for in the second paragraph, the Minister shall, when analyzing the application for authorization, take into consideration such factors as
(1)  the nature and objectives of the proposed activity; and
(2)  the impact of the activity on biological diversity and, if applicable, the conservation measures required to avert or reduce that impact.
The holder of an authorization granted for scientific research purposes must submit to the Minister a final activity report and, if the activities extend over a period of more than one year, an annual report.
2002, c. 74, s. 52; 2021, c. 12021, c. 1, s. 35.
52. A protection agreement for a man-made landscape must contain, in particular,
(1)  a description of the land and the natural setting;
(2)  the protection and development objectives for the natural setting;
(3)  the means retained to achieve the objectives, including a description of the administrative or regulatory measures that will be applied by the municipality;
(4)  the respective obligations of the municipal authorities and government departments concerned; and
(5)  the term of the agreement, which may not be less than 25 years, and the conditions on which it may be renewed or terminated.
2002, c. 74, s. 52.