Assigning the Administration, Management and Control of Certain Lands from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment

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Assigning the Administration, Management and Control of Certain Lands from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment

SI/86-150CANADA WILDLIFE ACT
Registration 1986-08-20
Assigning the Administration, Management and Control of Certain Lands from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment
P.C. 1985-2663 1985-08-28Whereas it is in the public interest to establish a National Wildlife Area in the Bracebridge-Goodsir Inlet region of Bathurst Island as recommended by the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development following a review of a report for the establishment of the Polar Bear Pass Ecological Site;
And Whereas the lands described in the schedule hereto are public lands and the Governor in Council is satisfied that the said lands are required for the wildlife research, conservation and interpretation.
Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to subsection 4(1) of the Canada Wildlife Act, is pleased hereby to assign the administration, management and control of the lands described in the schedule hereto from the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to the Minister of the Environment.
SCHEDULE A
In the Northwest Territories; on Bathurst Island and adjoining waters;
all that parcel being more particularly described as follows: all topographic features hereinafter referred to being according to edition 1 of the Graham Moore Bay and McDougall Sound map sheets numbers 68G and 68H respectively, of the National Topographic System, produced at a scale of 1:250,000 by the Army Survey Establishment, R.C.E. at Ottawa, all coordinates quoted herein are Universal Transverse Mercator coordinates in Zone 14;
commencing at a point near Rapid Point having coordinates of 8 421 000 north and 540 000 east;
thence southerly to a point having coordinates of 8 412 000 north and 537 600 east;
thence southwesterly to a point having coordinates of 8 406 700 north and 531 300 east;
thence southeasterly to a point near Black Point having coordinates 8 401 500 north and 545 500 east;
thence southerly to a point having coordinates 8 373 800 north and 545 700 east;
thence southeasterly to a point having coordinates 8 368 700 north and 549 200 east;
thence southwesterly to a point near Brooman Point having coordinates 8 367 000 north and 548 000 east;
thence northwesterly to a point having coordinates 8 372 000 north and 542 500 east;
thence northerly to a point having coordinates 8 380 000 north and 541 600 east;
thence northwesterly to a point having coordinates 8 383 300 north and 536 200 east;
thence westerly to a point having coordinates 8 383 300 north and 472 600 east;
thence northwesterly to a point having coordinates 8 384 900 north and 470 900 east;
thence northerly to a point having coordinates 8 386 100 north and 470 800 east;
thence northeasterly to a point having coordinates 8 388 100 north and 475 600 east;
thence northerly to a point having coordinates 8 398 600 north and 476 400 east;
thence southwesterly to a point having coordinates 8 390 000 north and 440 000 east;
thence northerly to a point having coordinates 8 410 000 north and 440 000 east;
thence easterly to a point having coordinates 8 410 000 north and 500 000 east;
thence northeasterly to the point of commencement; said parcel containing about 2624 km2.
SAVING, EXCEPTING AND RESERVING thereout and therefrom all mines, and minerals whether solid, liquid or gaseous and the right to work the same.
SI/88-69, s. 1(F).