Fisheries Act

Version of section 22 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-11-24:

Marginal note:Water for the descent of fish
  •  (1) At every obstruction, where the Minister determines it to be necessary, the owner or occupier thereof shall, when required by the Minister, provide a sufficient flow of water over the spill-way or crest, with connecting sluices into the river below, to permit the safe and unimpeded descent of fish.

  • Marginal note:Protection during construction

    (2) The owner or occupier of any obstruction shall make such provision as the Minister determines to be necessary for the free passage of both ascending and descending migratory fish during the period of construction thereof.

  • Marginal note:Sufficient water for river bed below dam

    (3) The owner or occupier of any obstruction shall permit the escape into the river-bed below the obstruction of such quantity of water, at all times, as will, in the opinion of the Minister, be sufficient for the safety of fish and for the flooding of the spawning grounds to such depth as will, in the opinion of the Minister, be necessary for the safety of the ova deposited thereon.

  • R.S., c. F-14, s. 20.
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