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Minor Waters Order (C.R.C., c. 1448)

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Minor Waters Order

C.R.C., c. 1448

CANADA SHIPPING ACT, 2001

Order Specifying Certain Waters on the Sea Coasts of Canada as Minor Waters

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Minor Waters Order.

Minor Waters

 The following sheltered waters on the sea coasts of Canada are hereby specified as minor waters of Canada:

  • (a) in British Columbia,

    • (i) Alberni Inlet and the eastern channel of Barclay Sound as far west as Bamfield Inlet,

    • (ii) Quatsino Sound and all waters connected therewith as far west as Koprino Harbour,

    • (iii) False Creek, Vancouver, east of Burrard Bridge,

    • (iv) Jervis Inlet inside a line drawn between Thunder Point and Ball Point and all waters connected therewith not seaward of Fox Island in Telescope passage, including the Agamemnon Channel and Pender Harbour inside a line drawn between Fearney Point and Moore Point, and

    • (v) Prince Rupert Harbour as far south as Charles Point;

  • (b) in New Brunswick,

    • (i) Saint John Harbour inside the southern breakwater and inside a line drawn between the southern extremity of the northern breakwater and the most easterly point of Partridge Island,

    • (ii) Shediac Harbour westward of a line drawn between Pointe du Chêne and Caissie Point,

    • (iii) Miramichi Bay westward of a line drawn from the eastern shore of Neguac Beach to the eastern shores of Portage and Fox Islands and thence to the western point of Preston Beach,

    • (iv) Nepisiquit Bay inside a line drawn between Alston and Carron Points,

    • (v) Dalhousie Harbour and the Restigouche River westward of a line drawn from Maguacha Point in the Province of Quebec to the mouth of Charlo River,

    • (vi) Shippigan Sound inside the breakwater at Shippigan Gulley and south of a line drawn between Grasse Point and Pokesudi Point,

    • (vii) Miscou Harbour east of a line drawn between Herring Point and Mya Point, and

    • (viii) Passamoquoddy Bay as far as Campobello Island and inside a line drawn at the northern entrance between east Quoddy Head and Deadman Head;

  • (c) in Newfoundland,

    Humber Arm, east of a line drawn from Frenchman’s Head triangulation station to McIver’s Point triangulation station;

  • (d) in Nova Scotia,

    • (i) Bras d’Or Lake, Great Bras d’Or and all waters connected therewith inside a line joining Carey and Noir Points, and northwards of the seaward end of St. Peters Canal,

    • (ii) Annapolis Basin and Digby Gut inside a line between Prim Point lighthouse and Victoria Beach at the entrance to Digby Gut, and

    • (iii) Halifax Harbour and the waters inside a line joining the triangulation station on Osborne Head and the eastern extremity of Chebucto Head;

  • (e) in the Northwest Territories,

    Kugmallit Bay, south of a line drawn from the northern tip of the peninsula adjoining Kidluit Bay to Toker Point; and

  • (f) in Prince Edward Island,

    • (i) Charlottetown Harbour inside Canseaux and Battery Points,

    • (ii) Summerside Harbour inside a line between Phelan Point and Indian Head Breakwater, and

    • (iii) Cardigan Bay inside a line drawn between Panmure Head and Red Point.

  • SOR/82-843, s. 1
  • SOR/84-942, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/85-540, s. 1
 
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