National Historic Parks General Regulations (SOR/82-263)

Regulations are current to 2017-11-20 and last amended on 2011-09-30. Previous Versions

 No person shall moor any vessel in the approach to or in the lee of any wharf in a Park in such a manner as to obstruct the free flow of vessels to and from the wharf.

  •  (1) No person shall moor any vessel at any wharf or area in a Park except in accordance with a traffic control device erected by the Superintendent pursuant to subsection (2).

  • (2) The Superintendent may designate any wharf or area in the Park or any portion thereof as a wharf or area where mooring is allowed or where mooring is allowed only

    • (a) in accordance with a permit issued by the Superintendent,

    • (b) during specified periods of time, or

    • (c) for particular types of vessels

    and the Superintendent shall erect a traffic control device at or near the designated wharf or area to indicate such designation.

  •  (1) No person shall undertake any underwater activities in a Park unless he or she first places a diver’s marker in the vicinity of the dive site so that the marker is clearly visible to vessel operators.

  • (2) Every person who operates a vessel in the vicinity of a diver’s marker referred to in subsection (1) shall proceed with due caution and at a slow speed.

  • SOR/2011-217, s. 5(E).


 The Minister may enter into an agreement with a province or any person for the development, operation and maintenance in a Park of telephone, telegraph, natural gas and electrical, other than hydro-electrical, services for use only in the Park.


 No person shall display or distribute any advertisement or handbill in a Park except under and in accordance with a permit issued by the Superintendent.


  •  (1) No person shall, in a Park,

    • (a) cause any excessive noise;

    • (b) behave in a manner that unreasonably disturbs other persons in the Park or unreasonably interferes with their enjoyment of the Park;

    • (c) carry out any action that unreasonably interferes with fauna or the natural beauty of the Park;

    • (d) carry out any action that threatens the historic resources in the Park; or

    • (e) create or cause any nuisance in the Park.

  • (2) The Superintendent may remove or have removed from a Park any person who by their disorderly conduct, behaviour or action is in violation of subsection (1).

  • (3) No person who has been removed from a Park under subsection (2) shall enter or attempt to enter that Park for one year following the date of removal unless that person applies for and obtains permission from the Director to enter the Park.

  • SOR/2011-217, s. 6(E).
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