Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act (S.C. 1997, c. 37)

Act current to 2015-11-16 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions


Marginal note:Coordinating committee
  •  (1) A coordinating committee is hereby established to make recommendations to the Minister and the Quebec minister on the measures to be taken in order to carry out the objectives of the management plan.

  • Marginal note:Composition

    (2) The Minister, in cooperation with the Quebec minister, shall decide on the composition of the coordinating committee.

  • Marginal note:Representatives of the Minister

    (3) The Minister shall name his or her representative or representatives on the coordinating committee.


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) for the protection, control and management of the park;

  • (b) for the protection of ecosystems, and any elements of ecosystems, in the park;

  • (c) for the protection of the cultural resources submerged in the park;

  • (d) for public protection, health and safety inside the park;

  • (e) setting out the characteristics of each type of zone in the park;

  • (f) setting out the terms and conditions under which each type of zone may be used, the boundaries of each type of zone and any time limits respecting zones;

  • (g) determining the conditions under which various activities may be undertaken in each type of zone in the park;

  • (h) determining the activities that are prohibited in the park;

  • (i) for the closing of park zones or for prohibiting activities in those zones;

  • (j) authorizing the superintendent to prohibit or restrict activities that may be undertaken in park zones under paragraph (g) or to close park zones or prohibit access to those zones, despite any regulation made under this section, in order to protect park ecosystems and elements of park ecosystems;

  • (k) for the issuance, renewal, revocation and suspension of permits and other authorizing instruments required to carry on any activity under this Act or the regulations, and any conditions of those permits and instruments;

  • (l) for the determination of charges for the permits or other authorizing instruments required to carry on any activity under this Act or the regulations;

  • (m) for limiting the number of persons who may hold the permits and authorizations at any one time;

  • (m.1) designating provisions of the regulations for the purpose of subsection 20(1);

  • (n) prescribing offences in respect of which section 23 applies and the manner in which they may be described in tickets;

  • (o) prescribing the amount of the fine for offences in respect of which section 23 applies, which amount shall not exceed $2,000;

  • (p) determining the conditions under which aircraft may take off, fly over and land within park boundaries; and

  • (q) in respect of any other matters that are necessary for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

  • 1997, c. 37, s. 17;
  • 2009, c. 14, s. 110;
  • 2015, c. 3, s. 151(F).