Species at Risk Act

Version of section 28 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-02-23:

Marginal note:Applications for assessment of imminent threat
  •  (1) Any person who considers that there is an imminent threat to the survival of a wildlife species may apply to COSEWIC for an assessment of the threat for the purpose of having the species listed on an emergency basis under subsection 29(1) as an endangered species.

  • Marginal note:Information to be included in application

    (2) The application must include relevant information indicating that there is an imminent threat to the survival of the species.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Minister may, after consultation with the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council, make regulations respecting the making of applications to COSEWIC under subsection (1) and the dealing with of those applications by COSEWIC.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (4) COSEWIC must provide the applicant, the Minister and the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council with a copy of its assessment. A copy of the assessment must be included in the public registry.

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