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Canada National Parks Act

Version of section 4 from 2003-01-01 to 2013-06-18:

Marginal note:Parks dedicated to public

  •  (1) The national parks of Canada are hereby dedicated to the people of Canada for their benefit, education and enjoyment, subject to this Act and the regulations, and the parks shall be maintained and made use of so as to leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.

  • Marginal note:Purpose of reserves

    (2) Park reserves are established in accordance with this Act for the purpose referred to in subsection (1) where an area or a portion of an area proposed for a park is subject to a claim in respect of aboriginal rights that has been accepted for negotiation by the Government of Canada.

  • 2000, c. 32, s. 4
  • 2002, c. 18, s. 31

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