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Fisheries Act

Version of section 43 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Act and in particular, but without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (a) for the proper management and control of the sea-coast and inland fisheries;

  • (b) respecting the conservation and protection of fish;

  • (c) respecting the catching, loading, landing, handling, transporting, possession and disposal of fish;

  • (d) respecting the operation of fishing vessels;

  • (e) respecting the use of fishing gear and equipment;

  • (e.1) respecting the marking, identification and tracking of fishing vessels;

  • (e.2) respecting the designation of persons as observers, their duties and their carriage on board fishing vessels;

  • (f) respecting the issue, suspension and cancellation of licences and leases;

  • (g) respecting the terms and conditions under which a licence and lease may be issued;

  • (g.1) respecting any records, books of account or other documents to be kept under this Act and the manner and form in which and the period for which they shall be kept;

  • (g.2) respecting the manner in which records, books of account or other documents shall be produced and information shall be provided under this Act;

  • (h) respecting the obstruction and pollution of any waters frequented by fish;

  • (i) respecting the conservation and protection of spawning grounds;

  • (j) respecting the export of fish or any part thereof from Canada;

  • (k) respecting the taking or carrying of fish or any part thereof from one province to any other province;

  • (l) prescribing the powers and duties of persons engaged or employed in the administration or enforcement of this Act and providing for the carrying out of those powers and duties; and

  • (m) where a close time, fishing quota or limit on the size or weight of fish has been fixed in respect of an area under the regulations, authorizing persons referred to in paragraph (l) to vary the close time, fishing quota or limit in respect of that area or any portion of that area.

  • R.S., 1985, c. F-14, s. 43
  • R.S., 1985, c. 35 (1st Supp.), ss. 3, 7
  • 1991, c. 1, s. 12
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