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Statutes of Newfoundland 1998


CHAPTER 24

AN ACT TO AMEND THE AQUACULTURE ACT

(Assented to December 15, 1998)

Analysis

1. S.4 Amdt.
Aquaculture licences

2. S.11 Amdt.
Regulations

3. S.11.2 Added
Regulations

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


RSN1990 cA-13
as amended

1. (1) Subsection 4(3) of the Aquaculture Act is amended by adding immediately after paragraph (d) the following:

(d.1) contain terms and conditions relating to access to a site, optimal resource utilization and health, safety and the environment;

(2) Paragraph 4(5)(a) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(a) incorporate into the licence a plan relating to

(i) health, safety and environmental matters, and

(ii) resource utilization and sustainable development;

2. Paragraphs 11(a), (j) and (x) of the Act are repealed.

3. The Act is amended by adding immediately after section 11.1 the following:

Regulations

11.2 The minister may make regulations

(a) respecting optimal resource utilization and sustainable development;

(b) respecting maters related to health, safety and the protection of the environment;

(c) prescribing the marking of aquaculture gear, of the boundaries of a site and any other markings or identification; and

(d) respecting the use, or prohibiting the use, of chemicals, fertilizers, vaccines, drugs, feed, and other substances in the conduct of aquaculture.

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