9. The prohibition set forth in section 128.6 of the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1) to carry on, in a wildlife habitat, an activity that may alter any biological, physical or chemical component peculiar to the habitat of the animal or fish concerned does not apply to a person who, for the purposes of exploring for mineral substances, natural gas, petroleum, brine or underground reservoirs, stakes a claim or does geological, geochemical or geophysical surveys using methods other than seismic reflection or seismic refraction, except in the habitat of a threatened or vulnerable wildlife species other than the habitat of the woodland caribou, mountain ecotype, Gaspésie population, with respect to the part of that habitat located outside the limits of the Parc national de la Gaspésie.
O.C. 905-93, s. 9; O.C. 951-2001, s. 5; O.C. 721-2011, s. 3.