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Newfoundland Regulation 1999


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 52/99

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 52/99

Open Season Big Game Caribou Hunting Order,
Labrador, 1998-99 (Amendment)
under the
Wild Life Regulations
and the
Wild Life Act

(Filed June 4, 1999)

Under the authority of sections 38, 92 and 114 of the Wild Life Regulations and the Wild Life Act, I make the following Order.

Dated at St. John s, June 3, 1999.

Kevin Aylward
Minister of
Forest Resources and Agrifoods

ORDER

Analysis


        1.   S.4 Amdt.
Open seasons

        2.   S.5 R&S
Closed seasons

 

        3.   Sch. Amdt.


NR 96/98

        1. Subsection 4(1) of the Open Season Big Game Caribou Hunting Order, Labrador, 1998-99 is repealed and the following substituted:

Open seasons

        4. (1) There shall be an open season in the following zones:

George River Zone

August 10, 1998 - April 30, 1999

Torngat Mountain Zone

August 10, 1998 - April 30, 1999

Big River Zone

November 17, 1998 – April 30, 1999

Nipishish Lake Zone

November 24, 1998 – April 30, 1999

Mulligan River Zone

December 12, 1998 – April 30, 1999

Seal Lake Zone

January 12, 1999 – April 30, 1999

Double Mer Barrens Zone

January 28, 1999 – April 30, 1999

Bay of Islands Zone

November 17, 1998 - April 30, 1999

Grand Lake Zone

November 27, 1998 - April 30, 1999

        2. Section 5 of the Order is repealed and the following substituted:

Closed seasons

        5. There shall be a closed season in the following zones:

             (a)  Michikamau East Zone;

             (b)  Twin Falls Zone;

             (c)  Lac Virot Zone;

             (d)  Sawbill Lake Zone;

             (e)  Michikamau West Zone;

              (f)  Colville Lake Zone;

             (g)  Milner Lake Zone;

             (h)  McPhayden River Zone;

              (i)  Orma North Zone; and

              (j)  Orma South Zone.

 

        3. The Schedule to the Order is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (q) the following:

              (r)  Double Mer Barrens Zone

All that area of Labrador bounded by a line commencing at the intersection of Mulligan River Zone boundary with Valley Bight on Lake Melville;

Then following the north shore of Lake Melville in an easterly direction to Double Mer Point;

Then following a straight line in a northeasterly direction to Jewel Point in Groswater Bay;

Then following the north shoreline of Groswater Bay to Long Point;

Then following a straight line in a northwesterly direction to Green Point;

Then following the shoreline in a southwesterly direction to the north bank of Tom Luscombe Brook;

Then following the north bank of this brook to a tributary entering this brook at approximately 54° 20' 30" north latitude and 58° 31' 00" west longitude;

Then following this tributary to its source in Tom Luscombes Pond;

Then following a straight line to the junction of Big River and a tributary flowing out of Little Michinappi Lake;

Then following this tributary to Little Michinappi Lake and then the southern shoreline of this lake to its western extremity and the intersection of the Nipishish Lake Zone;

Then following the eastern boundary of this zone in a southwesterly direction to its intersection with Main River and the Mulligan River Zone;

Then following the boundaries of this zone along Main River and Double Mer Lake to the point of commencement.


             (s)  Mulligan River Zone

All that area of Labrador commencing at the intersection of the eastern boundary of Nipishish Lake Zone and Main River, Double Mer River, at 54° 13' latitude and 59° 51' longitude;

Then following the eastern bank of Main River in a southeasterly direction to Double Mer Lake;

Then following the northern shoreline of Double Mer Lake to Whittles Point;

Then following a straight line in a southerly direction to Burnt Head on Lake Melville;

Then following the shoreline of Lake Melville in a westerly direction to Upper Long Point;

Then following a straight line in a southwesterly direction to Montagnais Point;

Then following the shoreline of Lake Melville to the outlet of Little Lake;

Then following the eastern then northern shoreline of Little Lake to The Rapids;

Then following a straight line to the closest point on the opposite shoreline;

Then following the shoreline to Grand Lake and the shoreline of Grand Lake in a northwesterly direction to the intersection of Grand Lake Zone at Cape Caribou;

Then following the eastern boundary of Grand Lake Zone and Nipishish Lake Zone to the point of commencement, on Main River, Double Mer River.