C-6.2 - Act to affirm the collective nature of water resources and to promote better governance of water and associated environments

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15. A regional county municipality must develop and implement a regional wetlands and bodies of water plan for its entire territory, including the waters in the domain of the State, with a view to integrated water management for all watersheds concerned. However, such a plan must not cover other lands in the domain of the State.
Two or more regional county municipalities may agree to develop a joint regional plan. The plan adoption process still applies to each municipality that is a party to the agreement.
2009, c. 21, s. 15; 2017, c. 14, s. 9.
15. After approving a water master plan or an integrated management plan for all or part of the St. Lawrence, the Minister must publish, particularly in the region concerned and in any appropriate manner, a notice announcing the approval and mentioning where the plan may be consulted or a copy obtained.
The Minister must also send a copy of the plan to all government departments and bodies and to the regional county municipalities, metropolitan communities and local municipalities whose territory is situated, in whole or in part, in the hydrologic unit to which the plan applies so they will take the plan into consideration when exercising their powers and duties under the law in the water sector or any other sector affecting water.
2009, c. 21, s. 15.