Wapusk National Park of Canada Park Use Regulations (SOR/2010-67)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2010-03-26. Previous Versions

 The holder of a local use permit shall sign their permit on receipt.

  •  (1) Every holder of a local use permit shall carry it with them whenever they are in the park, and, on request by a park warden or an enforcement officer, shall produce it for examination.

  • (2) Every holder of a local use permit to hunt caribou or trap fur-bearing animals shall carry with them — whenever they are in the park — the permit that was issued to them by Manitoba in respect of the traditional activity to which the local use permit applies, and shall, on request by a park warden or an enforcement officer, produce that permit for examination.

  •  (1) The superintendent may suspend a local use permit if

    • (a) the permit holder fails to comply with these Regulations or the terms and conditions of the permit; or

    • (b) the permit issued by Manitoba to the permit holder in respect of the traditional activity to which the local use permit applies is suspended.

  • (2) The superintendent may reinstate a suspended local use permit if the failure that gave rise to the suspension has been remedied by the permit holder.

  • (3) The superintendent may revoke a local use permit if

    • (a) the permit holder is convicted of an offence in respect of a contravention of these Regulations;

    • (b) the permit issued by Manitoba to the permit holder in respect of the traditional activity to which the local use permit applies is revoked; or

    • (c) the local use permit has been suspended twice during its period of validity.

  • (4) A person whose local use permit has been revoked under subsection (3) is not eligible to apply for another within the 12-month period following the revocation.

Tundra Vehicle Operation

 No person shall operate a tundra vehicle in the park unless they are

  • (a) the holder of a permit issued under section 13; or

  • (b) an employee of a permit holder referred to in paragraph (a).

  •  (1) The superintendent may, on application, issue a permit to operate a tundra vehicle in the park to any commercial operator who is licensed under the National Parks of Canada Businesses Regulations to provide commercial tourism services in the park.

  • (2) Every permit issued under this section shall contain

    • (a) the name of the permit holder and the address of their permanent residence;

    • (b) the names of all employees of the permit holder whom the permit holder authorizes to operate a tundra vehicle and the addresses of their permanent residences;

    • (c) the date of issuance of the permit;

    • (d) a statement that the transfer or assignment of the permit is prohibited;

    • (e) a description of the duties of the permit holder and the tundra vehicle operator;

    • (f) a statement that contravention of a condition of the permit constitutes an offence under section 24 of the Act; and

    • (g) any conditions that are specified by the superintendent in respect of

      • (i) the period of validity of the permit,

      • (ii) the areas in the park in which a tundra vehicle may be operated, and

      • (iii) any measures to be taken by the permit holder and the tundra vehicle operator that are necessary to protect the ecological integrity of those areas.

  • (3) The permit holder shall sign their permit on receipt.

  • (4) Every person who is operating a tundra vehicle in the park shall carry the permit that authorizes their operation of the vehicle with them, and, on request by a park warden or an enforcement officer, shall produce the permit for examination.

  •  (1) The superintendent may suspend a permit issued under section 13 if the permit holder or the tundra vehicle operator fails to comply with these Regulations or the terms and conditions of the permit.

  • (2) The superintendent may reinstate a suspended permit if the failure that gave rise to the suspension has been remedied.

  • (3) The superintendent may revoke the permit if

    • (a) the permit holder or the tundra vehicle operator is convicted of an offence in respect of a contravention of these Regulations; or

    • (b) the permit has been suspended twice during its period of validity.

  • (4) A person whose permit has been revoked under subsection (3) is not eligible to apply for another within the 12-month period following the revocation.

Resource Harvest Cabin Use

 Resource harvest cabins may be used only for the following purposes:

  • (a) the carrying out of traditional activities;

  • (b) trapping by aboriginal persons on a registered trapline in the park;

  • (c) the exercise in the park, by aboriginal persons, of the rights referred to in subsection 2(2) of the Act; and

  • (d) the carrying out by employees of the Parks Canada Agency of functions related to management of the park.

 No person shall construct, alter, re-build or occupy a resource harvest cabin unless they are the holder of a permit issued under section 17.

  •  (1) The superintendent may issue a permit authorizing the construction, alteration, re-building or occupation of a resource harvest cabin to

    • (a) a holder of a local use permit, or an aboriginal person who is the holder of a Manitoba trapping permit that authorizes them to trap fur-bearing animals in the park; or

    • (b) an aboriginal person who is exercising, in the park, the rights referred to in subsection 2(2) of the Act.

  • (2) The superintendent may issue only one permit for the construction of a resource harvest cabin on a registered trapline.

  • (3) Every permit shall specify

    • (a) the location of the resource harvest cabin;

    • (b) the name of the owner of the resource harvest cabin;

    • (c) the activity or activities for which the resource harvest cabin may be used; and

    • (d) the period of validity of the permit, which shall be one year.

 Every person who constructs, alters or rebuilds a resource harvest cabin shall ensure that it meets the following criteria:

  • (a) the floor area of the cabin shall not exceed 29.73 m2;

  • (b) the height of the cabin shall not exceed 5 m;

  • (c) the cabin shall not have indoor plumbing or sewer service;

  • (d) the cabin shall not have a basement or a permanent foundation; and

  • (e) the cabin shall be equipped with a fire extinguisher.

 Every person who constructs, alters, re-builds or occupies a resource harvest cabin shall keep the cabin in good repair and shall ensure that the construction site, if applicable, is kept in a neat and safe condition.

 Every person who constructs, alters, re-builds or occupies a resource harvest cabin shall remove all garbage, including animal remains, from the cabin and the cabin site and shall dispose of the garbage at a disposal site that is approved by Manitoba and situated outside the park.

Firearms

  •  (1) No person shall be in possession of, carry, transport or discharge a firearm in the park unless they are the holder of a permit issued by the superintendent under section 22.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to

    • (a) the superintendent, a park warden, an enforcement officer or any other employee of the Parks Canada Agency who is carrying out functions related to the management of the park; or

    • (b) an aboriginal person who is exercising, in the park, the rights referred to in subsection 2(2) of the Act.

 
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