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Canada Wildlife Act

Version of section 9 from 2002-12-31 to 2004-12-14:

Marginal note:Acquisition of lands

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may authorize the Minister to purchase, acquire or lease any lands or interests therein for the purpose of research, conservation and interpretation in respect of

    • (a) migratory birds; or

    • (b) with the agreement of the government of the province having an interest therein, other wildlife.

  • Marginal note:Restrictions

    (2) Lands or interests therein purchased or acquired pursuant to subsection (1) shall not be disposed of, and no person shall use or occupy the lands, except under the authority of this Act or the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Sale or lease of lands

    (3) The Minister may authorize the sale, lease or other disposition of lands purchased or acquired pursuant to subsection (1) if, in the opinion of the Governor in Council, the sale, leasing or other disposition is compatible with wildlife research, conservation and interpretation.

  • R.S., 1985, c. W-9, s. 9
  • 1994, c. 23, s. 11(F)

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