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Aquaculture Regulations (Amendment)
(Filed November 16, 2010)
Under the authority of section 11 of the Aquaculture Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.
Dated at St. John’s, November 15, 2010.
1. Section 4 of the Aquaculture Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:
Identification of sites
4. (1) For the purpose of identification of aquaculture sites which are covered by water, the licensee shall
(a) place yellow corner buoys of minimum diameter of 0.6 metres at all corners and yellow buoys of 0.4 metres minimum diameter at intervals not exceeding 100 metres, unless those intervals are already marked by yellow corner buoys;
(b) place the mooring lines of the buoys in paragraph (a) so that they normally extend up vertically to conform to the boundaries of the site;
(c) mark each yellow corner buoy in an indelible manner with the name, licence number and Crown lease or licence number issued to the licensee under the Lands Act ; and
(d) make notification to the minister not less than 5 days before the submerging of aquaculture lines, buoys and equipment for the winter season.
(2) The minister may vary the requirements set out in subsection (1) where the minister determines it to be necessary.
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