Species at Risk Act (S.C. 2002, c. 29)

Act current to 2016-09-18 and last amended on 2015-05-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Section 27 applies

 Section 27 applies in respect of a wildlife species referred to in section 130 that COSEWIC classifies as extinct, extirpated, endangered, threatened or of special concern or that is deemed to have been so classified.

Marginal note:Time for recovery strategy

 If a wildlife species is added to the List by the Governor in Council as the result of an assessment under section 130, the recovery strategy for the species must be prepared within three years after the listing in the case of an endangered species, and within four years in the case of a threatened species.

Marginal note:Time for management plan

 If a wildlife species is added to the List by the Governor in Council as a species of special concern as the result of an assessment under section 130, the management plan for the species must be prepared within five years after the listing.

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order of Governor in Council

Footnote * Except for section 141.1, the provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Section 141.1 in force on assent December 12, 2002; sections 1, 134 to 136 and 138 to 141 in force March 24, 2003, see SI/2003-43; sections 2 to 31, 37 to 56, 62, 65 to 76, 78 to 84, 120 to 133 and 137 in force June 5, 2003, sections 32 to 36, 57 to 61, 63, 64, 77 and 85 to 119 in force June 1, 2004, see SI/2003-111.]

 
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