Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2011-02-10 to 2014-08-05:


 Despite section 3, the following activities may be carried out in the Area:

  • (a) commercial fishing that is carried out in accordance with the Fisheries Act and its regulations;

  • (b) recreational fishing that is carried out in accordance with the Fisheries Act and its regulations;

  • (c) fishing that is carried out in accordance with the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations;

  • (d) vessel travel carried out in accordance with the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and its regulations;

  • (e) foreign vessel travel carried out in accordance with the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and its regulations and foreign ship travel carried out in accordance with the Coasting Trade Act and its regulations;

  • (f) any movement or other activity of a ship, submarine or aircraft if the movement or other activity is carried out for the purpose of public safety, law enforcement or national security or for the exercise of Canadian sovereignty and

    • (i) the ship, submarine or aircraft is owned or operated by or on behalf of Her Majesty in right of Canada or by a foreign military force acting in cooperation with, or under the command or control of, the Canadian Forces; or

    • (ii) the movement or other activity is carried out for the purpose of an emergency response under the direction, command or control of the Canadian Coast Guard;

  • (g) marine scientific research activities that are carried out or sponsored by a foreign government and in respect of which that government has received the consent of the Minister of Foreign Affairs under paragraph 3(2)(c) of the Coasting Trade Act, if the activities are carried out in a manner that complies with the terms and conditions of the consent; and

  • (h) an activity approved under section 6.

  • SOR/2011-39, s. 28(F).