Assigning the Administration, Management and Control of Certain Lands from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment

SI/86-150

CANADA WILDLIFE ACT

Registration 1986-08-20

Assigning the Administration, Management and Control of Certain Lands from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment

P.C. 1985-2663 1985-08-28

Whereas it is in the public interest to establish a National Wildlife Area in the Bracebridge-Goodsir Inlet region of Bathurst Island as recommended by the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development following a review of a report for the establishment of the Polar Bear Pass Ecological Site;

And Whereas the lands described in the schedule hereto are public lands and the Governor in Council is satisfied that the said lands are required for the wildlife research, conservation and interpretation.

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to subsection 4(1) of the Canada Wildlife Act, is pleased hereby to assign the administration, management and control of the lands described in the schedule hereto from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment.