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Parks Canada Agency Act

Version of section 2 from 2010-05-29 to 2015-05-14:


Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) The definitions in this section apply in this Act.

    Agency

    Agence

    Agency means the Parks Canada Agency established by section 3. (Agence)

    Chief Executive Officer

    directeur général

    Chief Executive Officer means the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 10. (directeur général)

    employee

    employé

    employee means an employee appointed under subsection 13(1). (employé)

    heritage protection programs

    programmes de protection du patrimoine

    heritage protection programs includes programs that relate to

    • (a) heritage railway stations, heritage lighthouses and federal heritage buildings;

    • (b) Canadian heritage rivers and federal archaeology; and

    • (c) any other matters within the jurisdiction of the Minister that relate to areas of Canadian natural or historical significance that the Minister may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, specify for the purposes of this definition. (programmes de protection du patrimoine)

    Minister

    ministre

    Minister means the Minister of the Environment. (ministre)

    national historic site

    lieu historique national

    national historic site means a place designated under subsection (2) or a national historic site of Canada to which the Canada National Parks Act applies. (lieu historique national)

    national marine conservation area

    aire marine nationale de conservation

    national marine conservation area means a marine conservation area or reserve as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada National Marine Conservation Areas Act. (aire marine nationale de conservation)

    national park

    parc national

    national park means a park or park reserve as defined in section 2 of the Canada National Parks Act. (parc national)

    other protected heritage areas

    autres lieux patrimoniaux protégés

    other protected heritage areas includes

    • (a) historic canals;

    • (b) historic museums that may be established by the Minister under the Historic Sites and Monuments Act;

    • (b.1) the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park established by section 5 of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act; and

    • (c) any other areas within the jurisdiction of the Minister that are of Canadian natural or historical significance and that the Minister may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, specify for the purposes of this definition. (autres lieux patrimoniaux protégés)

  • Marginal note:Designation

    (2) The Minister may designate any historic place as defined in section 2 of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act as a national historic site for the purposes of this Act.

  • 1998, c. 31, ss. 2, 61.1
  • 2000, c. 32, s. 58
  • 2002, c. 18, s. 34
  • 2005, c. 2, s. 3
  • 2008, c. 16, s. 17
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