Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act
S.C. 1997, c. 37
Assented to 1997-12-10
An Act to establish the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park and to make a consequential amendment to another Act
WHEREAS the Governments of Canada and of Quebec recognize the necessity, both for the present and for future generations, of protecting the environment, the flora and fauna and the exceptional natural resources of a representative portion of the Saguenay River and the St. Lawrence estuary;
WHEREAS those Governments, on April 6, 1990, entered into an agreement for the purpose of establishing a marine park there;
WHEREAS those Governments have agreed to cooperate to the greatest extent possible in the exercise of their respective powers;
AND WHEREAS each of the Parliament of Canada and the legislature of Quebec must enact legislation within its own jurisdiction for the establishment and management of a marine park;
NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
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2. The definitions in this section apply in this Act.
« Entente »
“agreement” means the agreement entered into on April 6, 1990 by the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec for the purpose of establishing the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.
« agent de l’autorité »
“enforcement officer” means a person designated under section 13 or belonging to a class of persons so designated.
« ministre »
“Minister” means the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency.
« parc »
“park” means the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park created by section 5.
« garde de parc »
“park warden” means a person appointed under the Parks Canada Agency Act whose duties include the enforcement of this Act or the Canada National Parks Act and who is designated by the Minister as a park warden.
« ministre du Québec »
“Quebec minister” means the minister of the Government of Quebec responsible for the law of the Province of Quebec entitled An Act respecting the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, chapter 16 of the Statutes of Quebec, 1997.
« directeur »
“superintendent” means a person appointed under the Parks Canada Agency Act who holds the office of superintendent of the park, and includes any other person appointed under that Act who is authorized by that person to act on their behalf.
- 1997, c. 37, s. 2;
- 1998, c. 31, s. 61.01;
- 2000, c. 32, s. 64;
- 2005, c. 2, s. 13;
- 2009, c. 14, s. 108.
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