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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2017



Provincial Parks Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Provincial Parks Act

(Filed April 5, 2017)

Under the authority of section 8 of the Provincial Parks Act, I make the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, April 3, 2017.

Christopher Mitchelmore
Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation



        1.   S.2 Amdt.

        2.   S.9 Amdt.
Operation of off-road vehicles

NLR 91/97
as amended

        1. Paragraph 2(g) of the Provincial Parks Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

             (g)  "off-road vehicle" means a motorized vehicle designed for, or capable of, travel on unprepared surfaces including water, snow, ice, marsh, bog or swampland or on other natural terrain and includes:

                      (i)  lower pressure tire vehicles,

                     (ii)  four wheel drive vehicles,

                    (iii)  all terrain vehicles and all terrain cycles,

                    (iv)  personal watercrafts, including motorized boats, jet-skis, sea-doos and wave-runners,

                     (v)  motor cycles and related two wheel motorized vehicles including dirt bikes,

                    (vi)  snowmobiles,

                   (vii)  mini bikes,

                  (viii)  amphibious machines,

                    (ix)  trail bikes, and

                     (x)  any other means of transportation propelled by power other than by muscular power or by wind;


        2. Subsection 9(1) of the regulations is amended by deleting the word "or" at the end of paragraph (c), deleting the period at the end of paragraph (d) and substituting a semi-colon and the word "or" and adding immediately after that paragraph the following:

             (e)  a person who operates a motorized boat with a motor having less than 10 horsepower unless within an area in a provincial park where operation is otherwise prohibited by the minister.