3. (1) In the Area, no person shall
(a) disturb, damage or destroy, or remove from the Area, any living marine organism or any part of its habitat; or
(b) carry out any activity — including depositing, discharging or dumping any substance, or causing any substance to be deposited, discharged or dumped — that is likely to result in the disturbance, damage, destruction or removal of a living marine organism or any part of its habitat.
(2) Despite subsection (1), a person may carry out any activity excepted under section 4 or any scientific or educational activity for which a plan is approved under section 6.
4. The following activities may be carried out in the Area:
(a) the following fishing activities, namely,
(i) fishing that is carried out in accordance with the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations,
(ii) fishing for seals under the Marine Mammal Regulations and any related activity to which those Regulations apply when the fishing or the related activity is carried out in accordance with those Regulations,
(A) in Zone 1A or 1B, angling for Arctic char, salmon or trout,
(B) in Zone 2, fishing for any species other than Atlantic cod, and
(C) in Zone 3, fishing for any species, and
(iv) commercial fishing in Zone 2 or 3, for any species other than Atlantic cod, that is carried out in accordance with the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985 or the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations;
(b) any of the following activities — for which approval or authorization is not required under the Navigable Waters Protection Act or the Fisheries Act, as the case may be, or that is carried out in accordance with an approval or authorization required under either of those Acts — namely,
(i) in Zone 1A or 1B, the maintenance, repair or removal of a wharf,
(ii) in Zone 2, the construction, maintenance, repair or removal of a wharf, and
(iii) in Zone 3, the construction, maintenance, repair or removal of a wharf, causeway or bridge; and
(c) any activity that is carried out for the purpose of public safety, national defence, national security or law enforcement or in response to an emergency.
- SOR/2008-99, s. 29(E).
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