Exemption Order for Certain Licences, Authorizations and Documents (White Sturgeon)

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Exemption Order for Certain Licences, Authorizations and Documents (White Sturgeon)

SOR/2006-190SPECIES AT RISK ACT
Registration 2006-08-15
Exemption Order for Certain Licences, Authorizations and Documents (White Sturgeon)
P.C. 2006-770 2006-08-15Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to section 76 of the Species at Risk ActFootnote a, hereby makes the Exemption Order for Certain Licences, Authorizations and Documents (White Sturgeon).
Return to footnote aS.C. 2002, c. 29Exemption

1 Sections 32, 33, 36, 58, 60 and 61 of the Species at Risk Act do not apply to the following licences, authorizations and documents, for a period of one year from the date white sturgeon is added to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk set out in Schedule 1 to that Act:

(a) with respect to the Upper Fraser River population of white sturgeon,

(i) the communal licences to fish salmon for food, social and ceremonial purposes issued under section 4 of the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, and
(ii) the British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 and the Fishery (General) Regulations, to the extent that they authorize recreational angling activities;

(b) with respect to the Nechako River population of white sturgeon,

(i) the communal licences to fish salmon for food, social and ceremonial purposes issued under section 4 of the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, and
(ii) the British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 and the Fishery (General) Regulations, to the extent that they authorize recreational angling activities;

(c) with respect to the Upper Columbia River population of white sturgeon,

(i) the British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 and the Fishery (General) Regulations, to the extent that they authorize recreational angling activities,
(ii) the authorizations to destroy fish by any means other than fishing issued by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans under section 32 of the Fisheries Act, and
(iii) the authorizations to disrupt, destroy or harmfully alter fish habitat issued by the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans under subsection 35(2) of the Fisheries Act; and

(d) with respect to the Kootenay River population of white sturgeon, the British Columbia Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996 and the Fishery (General) Regulations, to the extent that they authorize recreational angling activities.

Coming into Force

2 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.