Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act (S.C. 2002, c. 18)

Assented to 2002-06-13

 Section 7 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Additions to or deletions from the schedule

7. The Governor in Council may, by order, add to or delete from the schedule any Act of Parliament or regulation or part of an Act or regulation that relates to national parks, national historic sites, national marine conservation areas or other protected heritage areas or heritage protection programs.

  •  (1) Paragraphs 21(3)(b) to (d) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • (b) to acquire any real property or immovables for the purpose of establishing, enlarging or designating, as the case may be, any national park, national historic site, national marine conservation area or other protected heritage area that has not yet attained full operational status;

    • (c) to develop or maintain any national park, national historic site, national marine conservation area or other protected heritage area that has not yet attained full operational status, and to make any related contribution or other payment;

    • (d) to implement a decision by the Minister to recommend the establishment of a national park, national historic site, national marine conservation area or other protected heritage area, or to commemorate a historic place under section 3 of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act, and to make any related contribution or other payment; and

  • (2) Subsection 21(4) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Determination of status

      (4) The Chief Executive Officer must, in accordance with the guidelines established under subsection (5), determine whether a national park, national historic site, national marine conservation area or other protected heritage area has attained full operational status for the purposes of paragraphs (3)(b) and (c).

 Section 31 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Report on state of heritage areas and programs

31. At least every two years, the Chief Executive Officer shall provide the Minister with a report, to be tabled in each House of Parliament, on the state of national parks, national historic sites, national marine conservation areas and other protected heritage areas and heritage protection programs, and on the performance of the Agency in carrying out its responsibilities under section 6.

Marginal note:2000, c. 32, s. 59

 Subsection 32(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Management plans
  • 32. (1) In addition to the duties in relation to management plans under the Canada National Parks Act and the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act, the Chief Executive Officer shall, within five years after the establishment of a national historic site or other protected heritage area, or within five years after the coming into force of this section, whichever is later, provide the Minister with a management plan for that national historic site or other protected heritage area in respect of any matter that the Minister deems appropriate, including, but not limited to, commemorative and ecological integrity, resource protection or visitor use, and that plan shall be tabled in each House of Parliament.

 Part 1 of the schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

  • Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act

    Loi sur les aires marines nationales de conservation du Canada

 
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