C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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5. The Minister shall keep a public register of protected areas in Québec which must indicate, for each protected area, at least the following information:
(1)  its name, surface area and geographic location;
(2)  the name of the minister, government body or person who manages it and, if it includes private lands, the name of their owner; and
(3)  its classification in accordance with the management categories established by IUCN.
2002, c. 74, s. 5; 2021, c. 1, s. 6.
5. The Minister shall maintain a register of the various protected areas. The register shall contain information on the surface area, location, type or types of protection status of each area, the minister, government body or person responsible for the area and its classification according to the different categories recognized by the World Conservation Union (UICN).
In addition, in the case of a nature reserve, the register shall contain the name and address of its owner, the name of the conservation organization, if any, with which an agreement has been entered into, and the term of the recognition or, where applicable, an indication of the fact that recognition is perpetual. The information is public information.
2002, c. 74, s. 5.