C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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47. The purpose of the “protected area with sustainable use” status is to protect ecosystems and habitats, and to protect the associated cultural values.
A protected area with sustainable use is characterized by the presence of natural conditions on the greater part of the land and by sustainable use of its natural resources. The land must be developed for the benefit of the local and Aboriginal communities concerned. Its management must be exemplary, and the communities’ participation must be encouraged.
2002, c. 74, s. 47; 2021, c. 1, s. 35.
47. In an aquatic reserve, the following activities are also prohibited:
(1)  any type of activity likely to degrade the bed, banks or shores or to otherwise affect the integrity of the body of water or watercourse; and
(2)  any operation of a motorized vessel in contravention of the conditions contained in the conservation plan approved by the Government.
2002, c. 74, s. 47.