Species at Risk Act

Version of section 49 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-02-23:


Marginal note:Contents

  •  (1) An action plan must include, with respect to the area to which the action plan relates,

    • (a) an identification of the species’ critical habitat, to the extent possible, based on the best available information and consistent with the recovery strategy, and examples of activities that are likely to result in its destruction;

    • (b) a statement of the measures that are proposed to be taken to protect the species’ critical habitat, including the entering into of agreements under section 11;

    • (c) an identification of any portions of the species’ critical habitat that have not been protected;

    • (d) a statement of the measures that are to be taken to implement the recovery strategy, including those that address the threats to the species and those that help to achieve the population and distribution objectives, as well as an indication as to when these measures are to take place;

    • (d.1) the methods to be used to monitor the recovery of the species and its long-term viability;

    • (e) an evaluation of the socio-economic costs of the action plan and the benefits to be derived from its implementation; and

    • (f) any other matters that are prescribed by the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) The Governor in Council may, on the recommendation of the Minister after consultation with the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, make regulations for the purpose of paragraph (1)(f) prescribing matters to be included in an action plan.

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