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Species at Risk Act

Version of section 7 from 2003-01-01 to 2005-02-23:

Marginal note:Composition

  •  (1) The Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council consists of the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and ministers of the government of a province or a territory who are responsible for the conservation and management of a wildlife species in that province or territory.

  • Marginal note:Role

    (2) The role of the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council is to

    • (a) provide general direction on the activities of COSEWIC, the preparation of recovery strategies and the preparation and implementation of action plans; and

    • (b) coordinate the activities of the various governments represented on the Council relating to the protection of species at risk.

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