Order Setting Aside Certain Lands for the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve
P.C. 1996-78 1996-01-23
Whereas the title to the lands described in the annexes to the annexed Order is vested in Her Majesty in right of Canada;
And Whereas His Excellency the Governor General in Council is satisfied that it is in the public interest to set apart the lands as a National Park Reserve to protect internationally significant heritage resources;
Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Communications, pursuant to subsection 8.5(2) of the National Parks Act, pending the resolution of the disputes outstanding between the Haida Nation and the Government of Canada respecting their rights, titles and interests in or to the Gwaii Haanas Archipelago, hereby makes the annexed Order setting aside certain lands for the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.
Reserve for National Park
2 The lands described in the two annexes hereto, being lands in the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, are set aside as a reserve for a national park to be known as the Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.
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