Fisheries Act

Version of section 35 from 2012-06-29 to 2013-11-24:

Marginal note:Alteration, disruption or destruction of fish habitat
  •  (1) No person shall carry on any work, undertaking or activity that results in the harmful alteration or disruption, or the destruction, of fish habitat.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A person may carry on a work, undertaking or activity without contravening subsection (1) if

    • (a) the work, undertaking or activity is a prescribed work, undertaking or activity, or is carried on in or around prescribed Canadian fisheries waters, and the work, undertaking or activity is carried on in accordance with the prescribed conditions;

    • (b) the carrying on of the work, undertaking or activity is authorized by the Minister and the work, undertaking or activity is carried on in accordance with the conditions established by the Minister;

    • (c) the carrying on of the work, undertaking or activity is authorized by a prescribed person or entity and the work, undertaking or activity is carried on in accordance with the prescribed conditions;

    • (d) the harmful alteration or disruption, or the destruction, of fish habitat is produced as a result of doing anything that is authorized, otherwise permitted or required under this Act; or

    • (e) the work, undertaking or activity is carried on in accordance with the regulations.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-14, s. 35;
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 142.
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