C-61.01 - Natural Heritage Conservation Act

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54. The purpose of the “marine reserve” status is to protect a setting composed mainly of salt or brackish water, owing to the fact that its biophysical characteristics are of interest, and to ensure the representativeness of its marine biodiversity.
2002, c. 74, s. 54; 2021, c. 1, s. 35.
54. Any private property having significant biological, ecological, wildlife, floristic, geological, geomorphic or landscape features that warrant preservation may be recognized as a nature reserve on the application of the owner as provided in this Act.
The recognition may be perpetual or for a term of not less than 25 years.
2002, c. 74, s. 54.