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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2003


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 1/03

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 1/03

Mistaken Point Extension Emergency Ecological Reserve Order
under the
Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Act

(Filed January 6, 2003)

Under the authority of section 22 of the Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, December 20, 2002.

Julie Bettney
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Area included

Schedule


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Mistaken Point Extension Emergency Ecological Reserve Order.

Area included

        2. The Mistaken Point Extension Emergency Ecological Reserve is established and the area included for the purpose of protecting the oldest known Ediacaran fossils in the world is set out in the Schedule.


Schedule

All that piece or parcel of land situate and being at Mistaken Point in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Electoral District of Ferryland, abutted and bounded as follows, that is to say:

Beginning at a point being the most northwesterly corner of Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve and having scaled UTM NAD83 co-ordinates of north 5,167,635 metres and east 329,780 metres;

Then running by the northern boundary of the Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve in a southeasterly direction for a distance of 1,560 metres more or less to a point having scaled UTM NAD83 co-ordinates of north 5,166,420 metres and east 330,755 metres;

Then turning and running in a northwesterly direction for a distance of 3,050 metres more or less to a point having scaled UTM NAD83 co-ordinates of north 5,169,345 metres and east 329,885 metres, and being in the westerly limit of the road, 20.0 metres wide, leading to Cape Race;

Then running along the westerly limit in a general northwesterly direction to a point having scaled UTM NAD83 co-ordinates of north 5,171,285 metres and east 328,495 metres, and being at the point of intersection of the westerly limit of the road with the southerly bank of Whalens River;

Then turning and running along the southerly bank of Whalens River in a general westerly direction to a point having scaled UTM NAD83 co-ordinates of north 5,171,315 metres and east 328,380 metres, and being on the easterly shoreline of Trepassey Bay at low tide;

Then turning and running along the sinuosities of the easterly shoreline of Trepassey Bay, at low tide, in a general southerly direction to the point of beginning;

The above described piece or parcel of land containing an area of 270 hectares, more or less.

All co-ordinates being referred to Zone 22 of the Universal Traverse Mercator Projection as scaled from topographic map 1K / 11.