Ontario Fishery Regulations, 1989

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-12-31:

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), these Regulations apply in respect of fishing in the Province of Ontario and of the transporting of live fish taken from the waters of the Province of Ontario.

  • (2) Subject to paragraph 4(1)(b), these Regulations do not apply in respect of

    • (a) the waters set out in a licence permitting aquaculture; or

    • (b) artificial waters

      • (i) that are not on a regional flood plain,

      • (ii) that lie wholly within the boundaries of privately owned land,

      • (iii) that have no connection or outflow to natural waters,

      • (iv) that contain water from surface run-off, natural springs, ground water or water pumped from a stream or lake,

      • (v) that are not composed of natural streams, and

      • (vi) into which fish supplied from either an aquaculture facility licensed under the provincial Act or a commercial fishing operation licensed under the provincial Act are released for non-commercial purposes.

  • (3) These Regulations do not apply in respect of the waters of national parks situated in the Province of Ontario where the National Parks Fishing Regulations apply.

  • (4) Except for this section and sections 2, 3.1 and 4, subsections 14(1.1) and (2) and sections 36.01 to 36.2, these Regulations do not apply with respect to fishing and related activities carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • SOR/99-105, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 6
  • SOR/2004-63, s. 2(F)
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