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CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 799/96

Wild Life Middle Ridge Reserve Regulations
under the
Wild Life Act
(O.C. 96-203)

Under the authority of section 7 of the Wild Life Act and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

REGULATIONS

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Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Wild Life Middle Ridge Reserve Regulations .

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Definitions

        2. In these regulations

             (a)  "Act" means the Wild Life Act ;

             (b)  "camp" means a building, house, cottage, cabin, camp trailer, tent or shelter erected or used for any purpose;

             (c)  "firearm" means a device whereby a missile is discharged by means of an explosive propellant or by compressed air or by a spring and includes sporting guns of all calibres, automatic or autoloading guns, repeating guns, pump guns, set guns, swivel guns, punt guns, rifles, pistols and revolvers of every description, crossbows, longbows and compound bows;

             (d)  "permit" means a valid permit issued under these regulations; and

             (e)  "reserve" means the Middle Ridge area described in the Schedule.

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Travel permit

        3. (1) The minister or a wild life officer authorized by the minister may permit a person to camp or travel in the reserve subject to these regulations.

             (2)  Permission for travel shall be given by means of a permit which may be issued by the minister or a wild life officer.

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Travel

        4. A person may not enter or travel upon the lands or waters of the reserve except

             (a)  a person engaged in the administration and maintenance of a reserve; and

             (b)  a permit holder who may enter and travel upon the lands and waters of the reserve subject to the restrictions imposed by these regulations.

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Camping

        5. A person may not camp in the reserve except

             (a)  a person engaged in the administration and maintenance of the reserve;

             (b)  a person who is in possession of a valid permit issued under these regulations who may erect a tent; and

             (c)  a person or corporation which is in possession of a permit issued under section 10.

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Site occupation period

        6. A person may not occupy a site for a period exceeding 10 days unless otherwise stipulated as a condition of the permit.

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Restrictions

        7. Within the reserve, a person shall not

             (a)  build or erect a camp except the holder of a permit who may erect a tent in accordance with sections 5, 6 and 10;

             (b)  construct a shed, wharf, dock, boathouse, landing place or other facility;

             (c)  operate a commercial establishment enterprise within a reserve except

                      (i)  a licensed guide who is the holder of a permit who may, during the period stated in the permit, camp and engage in guiding and catering to hunters and fishers, and

                     (ii)  persons engaged in mineral exploration under section 10;

             (d)  pollute or obstruct a stream or other body of water or dispose of garbage except by removal of that garbage from the area or burning or burying that garbage;

             (e)  remove, deface, damage or destroy a signboard, sign or notice erected or posted by an order of the minister;

              (f)  use, operate or be in possession of a motor car, motor truck, four-wheel drive vehicle, track vehicle or other motorized conveyance, except for snowmobiles and except for mineral exploration under section 10;

             (g)  conduct a timber harvesting operation within the reserve;

             (h)  remove sand, stone or gravel or like material, or remove or displace any rock, mineral, fossil or other object of natural formation excepting for mineral exploration under section 10;

              (i)  land any aircraft within the area designated as a caribou calving ground between May 15 and July 1.

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Pets

        8. (1) A person shall not take a pet animal into the reserve.

             (2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1), a permit holder who enters the reserve for the purpose of hunting during open season may take a dog, provided that dog's purpose is to hunt permitted species.

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Existing rights

        9. (1) Notwithstanding anything in these regulations, the legal owner of an existing cabin or commercial enterprise may continue to exercise his or her rights under the conditions of his or her original grant or lease as long as that title is valid but no expansion or further development on his or her premises or operations is permitted.

             (2)  A failure to comply with these regulations may result in cancellation of existing rights.

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Mineral exploration

     10. (1) The minister or a wild life officer authorized by the minister may permit mineral exploration within the Middle Ridge Wild Life Reserve by means of a mineral exploration permit subject to the guidelines in this section and may stipulate conditions that are considered necessary.

             (2)  Exploration activities which do not cause significant ground disturbance, such as but not limited to foot and aircraft travel, airborne surveys, claim staking, geological mapping, geochemical surveys, geophysical surveys and prospecting, shall not require a permit except as required under section 3.

             (3)  Exploration activities which do cause a significant ground disturbance, such as but not limited to ATV travel, cutting lines wider than one metre, stripping, trenching, drilling and the installation of camps to hold greater than 10 people, require a permit.

             (4)  All intensive exploration and development activities associated with mineral exploration, such as but not limited to road construction, underground exploration work and the installation of permanent or semi-permanent structures, shall be registered under the Environmental Assessment Act .

             (5)  Exploration activities which may cause significant wild life disturbances shall not be permitted within the Middle Ridge calving ground at calving time from May 1 to June 30 and this includes but is not limited to low level, flying operation of ATV'S and line cutting.

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Prevention of disturbance of wild life by aircraft

     11. An operator of an aircraft shall not fly that aircraft over the reserve at an altitude of less than 304.8 metres above ground level except at take off and landing and excepting for the purpose of geophysical surveys.

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Control of firearms and fishing tackle

     12. The minister may order, prohibit or control the carrying of firearms of any type or calibre and prohibit or control the use of fishing tackle, baits, lures, size or quality within a reserve.

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Repeal

      13. The Wildlife (Middle Ridge Reserve) Regulations, 1990, Newfoundland Regulation 128/90, are repealed.

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Schedule

All that piece or parcel of land situate and being at Middle Ridge in the Electoral District of Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune, abutted and bound as follows:

Beginning at a point in the easterly shoreline of Great Gull Lake , at the source of Great Gull River , that point having co-ordinates of north 5 356 450 metres and east 622 675 metres;

Then running north 75° 00' east for a distance of 2,700 metres, more or less;

Then running south 71° 00' east for a distance of 4,350 metres, more or less, to a point in the northerly shoreline of a small pond where a brook flows from that pond;

Then running north 40° 30' east for a distance of 8,700 metres, more or less, to a point in the centre of a brook;

Then running north 54° 30' east for a distance of 5,000 metres, more or less, to a point in the southerly shoreline of a small pond;

Then running south 72° 30' east for a distance of 6,350 metres, more or less, to a point in the southerly bank of Terra Nova River ;

Then running south 51° 20' east for a distance of 3,450 metres, more or less, to a point in the northwesterly bank of a brook, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 361 225 metres and east 647 875 metres;

Then running along that northwesterly bank of the brook in a general southerly direction to a point in the northerly shoreline of a pond, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 357 150 metres and east 646 700 metres;

Then running along the northerly shoreline and along the easterly shoreline of that pond in a general southeasterly direction to a point having co-ordinates of north 5 356 200 metres and east 647 625 metres;

Then running south 32° 15' west for a distance of 4,450 metres, more or less, to a point in the centre of a brook;

Then running south 41° 00' west for a distance of 10,950 metres, more or less, to a point in the centre of another brook;

Then running south 59° 30' west for a distance of 20,125 metres, more or less, to a point in the easterly bank of Bay du Nord River;

Then running south 2° 30' west for a distance of 5,850 metres, more or less, to a point in the southerly bank of a brook flowing from a pond into the Bay du Nord River, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 328 125 metres and east 620 450 metres;

Then running along the southerly bank of the brook flowing into Bay du Nord River, in general southeasterly and northwesterly directions to a point in the westerly bank of the Bay du Nord River, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 327 250 metres and east 622 100 metres;

Then running north 64° 40' east for a distance of 7,250 metres, more or less, to a point in the southerly shoreline of a point;

Then running south 43° 30' east for a distance of 5,750 metres, more or less, to a point on the top of a hill north of Jubilee Lake ;

Then running south 62° 00' west for a distance of 8,200 metres, more or less, to a point on top of a hill;

Then running south 59° 00' west for a distance of 6,600 metres, more or less, to a point in the westerly shoreline of a pond, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 319 000 metres and east 619 750 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline of a pond in a general northerly direction to a point having co-ordinates of north 5 320 650 metres and east 619 200 metres;

Then running north 31° 00' west for a distance of 2,100 metres, more or less, to a point in the westerly shoreline of a pond, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 322 450 metres and east 618 075 metres;

Then running along the westerly shoreline and along the southerly bank of Little River in a general westerly direction to a point in the southerly bank of Little River where it runs into a pond, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 322 200 metres and east 614 975 metres;

Then running north 5° 00' east for a distance of 10,600 metres, more or less, to a point in the westerly shoreline of a pond;

Then running north 19° 15' east for a distance of 18,425 metres, more or less, to a point in the southerly shoreline of Great Gull Lake, that point having co-ordinates of north 5 350 075 metres and east 622 025 metres;

Then running along the southerly shoreline and along the easterly shoreline of Great Gull Lake in a general northerly direction to a point of beginning and containing an area of 618 square kilometres, more or less.

All bearings being referred to Zone 21 in the Universal Transverse Mercator Projection.

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