NAVIGABLE WATERS PROTECTION ACT
Proclamation Exempting Tom MacKay Lake from the Operation of Section 22 of the Act
MORRIS JACOB FISH
Deputy of the Governor General
Elizabeth The Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her other Realms and Territories QUEEN, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
To all to whom these Presents shall come or whom the same may in anyway concern,
JOHN H. SIMS
Deputy Attorney General of Canada
Whereas section 23 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act provides that when it is shown to the satisfaction of the Governor in Council that the public interest would not be injuriously affected thereby, the Governor in Council may, by proclamation, declare any rivers, streams or waters in respect of which section 22 of that Act applies, or any parts thereof, exempt in whole or in part from the operation of that section;
Whereas the Governor in Council is satisfied that the public interest would not be injuriously affected by exempting Tom MacKay Lake, located in northern British Columbia, from the operation of section 22 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act;
And whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 2005-1059 of May 31, 2005, the Governor in Council directed that a proclamation do issue declaring that Tom MacKay Lake, located in northern British Columbia, is exempt from the operation of section 22 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act;
Now know you that We, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council for Canada, do by this Our proclamation direct that Tom MacKay Lake, located in northern British Columbia, is exempt from the operation of section 22 of the Navigable Waters Protection Act.
Of all which Our Loving Subjects and all others whom these presents may concern are hereby required to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly.
In testimony whereof, We have caused this Our proclamation to be published and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. Witness: The Honourable Morris Jacob Fish, a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada and Deputy of Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Adrienne Clarkson, Chancellor and Principal Companion of Our Order of Canada, Chancellor and Commander or Our Order of Military Merit, Chancellor and Commander of Our Order of Merit of the Police Forces, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.
At Ottawa, this eighteenth day of July in the year of Our Lord two thousand and five and in the fifty-fourth year of Our Reign.
Deputy Registrar General of Canada
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