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RSNL1990 CHAPTER N-1

NATIONAL PARKS LANDS ACT

Amended:

1993 cD-19.1 s21; 2004 cL-3.1 s52

CHAPTER N-1

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF LANDS FOR THE PURPOSES OF NATIONAL PARKS AND FOR THE TRANSFER TO THE
GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN COUNCIL OF LANDS ACQUIRED FOR SUCH PURPOSES

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Short title

        1. This Act may cited as the National Parks Lands Act.

RSN1970 c245 s1

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Acquisition of lands for national parks

        2. Where lands are required for the establishment by Canada of a national park,

             (a)  the Minister of Tourism and Culture may acquire the lands by purchase; or

             (b)  the Minister of Works, Services and Transportation may acquire the lands under the Expropriation Act.

1981 c4 s55; 1981 c4 Sch F; 1989 c21 Sch B; 1992 c48 s26; 1993 cD-19.1 s21

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Transfer to Government of Canada of lands for national parks

        3. The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may, either gratuitously or for the consideration that is considered expedient, transfer to the Government of Canada Crown lands and lands acquired under this Act where those lands are required for the purposes of a national park.

RSN1970 c245 s3

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Labrador Inuit rights

        4. This Act shall be read and applied in conjunction with the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act and, where a provision of this Act is inconsistent or conflicts with a provision, term or condition of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act , the provision, term or condition of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act shall have precedence over the provision of this Act.

2004 cL-3.1 s52