C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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55. The following activities are prohibited in a marine reserve:
(1)  activities carried on for the purposes of exploration for or the mining of mineral substances and the construction of infrastructure to be used to transport such substances;
(2)  activities carried on for the purposes of petroleum or underground reservoir exploration, petroleum production or storage, or brine production;
(3)  oil and gas pipeline construction; and
(4)  activities carried on for the purposes of the commercial production, processing, distribution and transmission of electricity.
Subparagraph 4 of the first paragraph does not apply to electric power transmission lines at voltages below 44 kV.
2002, c. 74, s. 55; 2021, c. 12021, c. 1, s. 35.
55. An application for recognition, which may be made jointly with a non-profit conservation organization, shall be submitted in writing to the Minister. The application must contain
(1)  the name and address of the owner;
(2)  a description of the property that is the subject of the application and a summary site plan;
(3)  the significant features of the property that warrant preservation;
(4)  an indication that the application is for perpetual recognition, or the term of recognition applied for;
(5)  a description of the conservation measures the owner intends to implement;
(6)  a description of the activities the owner wishes to allow and of those the owner wishes to prohibit on the property;
(7)  the management arrangements for the property, including, where applicable, an indication that management will be assumed by a non-profit conservation organization;
(8)  a copy of the deed conferring ownership of the property on the owner;
(9)  where applicable, a copy of any permit or authorization required under an Act or regulation for the carrying on of an activity on the property; and
(10)  any other information or document determined by regulation by the Government.
The application may be submitted together with the report of a qualified person demonstrating why the recognition of the property as a nature reserve is warranted.
2002, c. 74, s. 55.