Canada Wildlife Act

Version of section 12 from 2017-07-12 to 2019-07-01:


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) respecting the prohibition against entry, generally or for any specified period or purpose, by persons on lands under the administration of the Minister, or on public lands referred to in an order made under subsection 4(3), or on any part of those lands;

  • (b) specifying the measures to be taken, in cooperation with the government of any province having an interest therein, for the protection of any species of wildlife in danger of extinction;

  • (c) for the implementation of the provisions of any agreement under this Act;

  • (d) for the preservation, control and management of lands purchased, acquired or leased pursuant to section 9;

  • (e) specifying the use for any purpose of any lands purchased or acquired pursuant to section 9 if that use is compatible with wildlife research, conservation and interpretation;

  • (f) respecting the closing of lands purchased or acquired pursuant to section 9 to persons who endanger the wildlife thereon;

  • (g) respecting the issuance, renewal, revocation and suspension of permits, leases, stamps and other authorizing instruments required to carry on any activity under this Act or the regulations;

  • (h) for charging fees for the permits, leases, stamps or other authorizing instruments and for determining the amount of the fees and the terms and conditions under which they are to be paid;

  • (i) prescribing measures for the conservation of wildlife

    • (i) on public lands the administration of which has been assigned to the Minister pursuant to any federal law,

    • (ii) on public lands referred to in an order made under subsection 4(3), or

    • (iii) in any protected marine areas established pursuant to subsection 4.1(1);

  • (j)  respecting the establishment of facilities or the construction, maintenance and operation of works for wildlife research, conservation and interpretation

    • (i) on public lands the administration of which has been assigned to the Minister pursuant to any federal law,

    • (ii) on public lands referred to in an order made under subsection 4(3), or

    • (iii) in any protected marine areas established pursuant to subsection 4.1(1); and

  • (k) designating provisions of the regulations for the purposes of paragraph 13(1)(b).

  • R.S., 1985, c. W-9, s. 12
  • 1991, c. 50, s. 48
  • 1994, c. 23, s. 14
  • 2002, c. 29, s. 136
  • 2009, c. 14, s. 47
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