1. The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food shall devise, every year, taking into account the fishing management plan established under the Act respecting the conservation and development of wildlife (chapter C-61.1), a program to promote the development of commercial fisheries and the commerce of aquatic products caught or taken from tideless waters of the public domain.
The program indicates, in particular,
(1) the species of fish, amphibians, echinoderms, crustaceans or shellfish for which commercial fishing rights may be granted;
(2) the places where commercial fishing rights may be granted;
(3) the maximum number of concessions which, in each of the places contemplated in paragraph 2, may be granted under section 3, and the maximum quantity of aquatic products of each specie that may be caught.