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Wildlife Act (amended)

BILL NO. 70

(as introduced)

2nd Session, 60th General Assembly
Nova Scotia
56 Elizabeth II, 2007



Private Member's Bill



Wildlife Act
(amended)



Leo Glavine
Kings West



First Reading: December 4, 2007

(Explanatory Note)

Second Reading:

Third Reading:

Explanatory Note

This Bill amends the Wildlife Act to prohibit mining, logging and other prescribed activities in a game sanctuary.

An Act to Amend Chapter 504
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Wildlife Act

Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 Chapter 504 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Wildlife Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 14 the following Section:

14A Notwithstanding any other enactment, no

(a) mining, as defined in the Mineral Resources Act;

(b) removal of primary forest products, as defined in the Forests Act; or

(c) other prescribed activity,

shall be carried out within a game sanctuary.

2 Subsection 113(1) of Chapter 504, as amended by Chapter 9 of the Acts of 1993, Chapters 8 and 25 of the Acts of 1995-96, Chapter 11 of the Acts of 1998 and Chapter 46 of the Acts of 2001, is further amended by adding immediately after clause (d) the following clause:

(da) prescribing activities that may not be carried out in a game sanctuary;


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