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Version of the schedule from 2007-03-22 to 2019-06-16:


SCHEDULE XI(Sections 1 to 3)Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Act

Marine Activities in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park Regulations

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemProvision of Marine Activities in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park RegulationsShort-Form DescriptionFine ($)
13(1)
  • (a) Operating a marine tour business without a permit or without authorization

500
  • (b) Operating a marine tour business not in accordance with the conditions of a permit

300
  • (c) Operating a shuttle service without a permit or without authorization

500
  • (d) Operating a shuttle service not in accordance with the conditions of a permit

300
23(2)
  • (a) Conducting scientific research without a permit or without authorization

400
  • (b) Conducting scientific research not in accordance with the conditions of a permit

300
  • (c) Holding a special activity without a permit or without authorization

400
  • (d) Holding a special activity not in accordance with the conditions of a permit

300
34Failing to ensure that a vessel is operated in a manner that does not contravene the Regulations300
46(3)Failing to immediately notify the Minister of a change in the information provided in the application for a permit300
57Failing to allow a park warden or enforcement officer to inspect a vessel operated under a permit500
611(1)(a)(i)Failing to notify the Minister, in writing, of the name, address and telephone number of the transferee of a permit300
711(1)(a)(ii)Failing to notify the Minister, in writing, of the proposed date of transfer of a permit300
811(1)(a)(iii)Failing to notify the Minister, in writing, of a change in business name or name and registration or listing number of the commercial vessel of the new permit holder300
911(1)(a)(iv)Failing to notify the Minister, in writing, of a change in the information provided in the application for a permit300
1012Failing to ensure that a vessel flies the appropriate identification flag issued with a permit100
1114(1)Engaging in behaviour that may kill, injure or disturb a marine mammal500
1214(2)Failing to report immediately to a park warden or an enforcement officer an accident in which a marine mammal is killed or injured or a collision with a marine mammal300
1315(1)
  • (a) Permitting a vessel to approach a cetacean within a distance of less than 200 m

250
  • (b) Permitting a marine tour business vessel to approach a cetacean within a distance of less than 100 m

250
1415(2)
  • (a) Placing a vessel within the path of a cetacean such that the cetacean will pass within a distance of less than 200 m from the vessel

200
  • (b) Placing a marine tour business vessel within the path of a cetacean such that the cetacean will pass within a distance of less than 100 m from the vessel

200
1515(3)
  • (a) Failing to maintain a vessel in a stationary position until an approaching cetacean has dived towards the seabed or moved more than 200 m from the vessel

200
  • (b) Failing to maintain a marine tour business vessel in a stationary position until an approaching cetacean has dived towards the seabed or moved more than 100 m from the vessel

200
1615(4)Failing to maintain a minimum distance of 400 m between a vessel and an endangered marine mammal300
1716Permitting a marine tour business vessel to approach within a distance of less than 200 m from a cetacean when there are more than four vessels within 400 m from the vessel200
1817
  • (a) Diving or swimming within a distance of less than 200 m from a cetacean

150
  • (b) Diving or swimming within a distance of less than 400 m from an endangered marine mammal

300
1918
  • (a) Flying an aircraft over the park at an altitude of less than 2,000 feet (609.6 m) from the surface of the water without authorization

200
  • (b) Taking off in an aircraft in the park without authorization

300
  • (c) Landing an aircraft in the park without authorization

300
2019Operating a vessel at a speed greater than 25 knots150
2120Operating a vessel at a speed greater than 10 knots in the observation zone of another vessel or in an observation area250
2221(a)
  • (a) Operating a vessel at a speed greater than the minimum speed required to manoeuvre the vessel when it is between 200 m and 400 m from a cetacean

200
  • (b) Operating a marine tour business vessel at a speed greater than the minimum speed required to manoeuvre the vessel when it is between 100 m and 400 m from a cetacean

200
2321(b)
  • (a) Stopping or starting a vessel, or changing its direction, in a repetitive manner when it is between 200 m and 400 m from a cetacean

200
  • (b) Stopping or starting a marine tour business vessel, or changing its direction, in a repetitive manner when it is between 100 m and 400 m from a cetacean

200
2422Failing to reduce the speed of a vessel to the minimum speed required to manoeuvre it on encountering an endangered marine mammal at a distance of less than 400 m300
2523(1)(a)Permitting a marine tour business vessel to approach a cetacean within a distance of between 100 m and 200 m for more than two periods of 30 minutes each during an excursion200
2623(1)(b)Permitting a marine tour business vessel to approach a cetacean within a distance of between 100 m and 200 m more than once in the same observation zone or observation area200
2723(2)Failing to indicate to all other commercial vessels nearby that a marine tour business vessel is in observation mode150
2823(3)
  • (a) Keeping a vessel in observation mode for more than one hour

150
  • (b) Operating a vessel for more than one hour in the observation zone of another vessel or in an observation area

150
2923(4)Permitting a vessel to re-enter the observation zone of another vessel or an observation area before one hour has elapsed150
  • SOR/2004-25, s. 1
  • SOR/2007-62, s. 3(F)
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