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Scott Islands Protected Marine Area Establishment Order (SI/2018-44)

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Scott Islands Protected Marine Area Establishment Order

SI/2018-44

CANADA WILDLIFE ACT

Registration 2018-06-27

Scott Islands Protected Marine Area Establishment Order

P.C. 2018-712 2018-06-11

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsection 4.1(1)Footnote a of the Canada Wildlife ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Scott Islands Protected Marine Area Establishment Order.

Marginal note:Establishment

 There is established a protected marine area to be known as the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area in the area of the sea that forms part of the internal waters of Canada, the territorial sea of Canada and the exclusive economic zone of Canada and that is described in Schedule 1 and depicted in Schedule 2.

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Order comes into force on the day on which the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area Regulations come into force.

SCHEDULE 1(Section 1)Description of the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area

  • 1 In this Schedule, all geographical coordinates are expressed in the North America Datum 1983 geodetic system (NAD83).

  • 2 The Scott Islands Protected Marine Area is described as follows:

    • Commencing at the point of intersection of the ordinary high water mark with a rhumb line (or the production of a rhumb line) connecting points at latitude 50°41′32.5″ north and longitude 128°22′38.9″ west and latitude 50°20′45.2″ north and longitude 128°45′32.4″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 50°20′45.2″ north and longitude 128°45′32.4″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 50°09′49.0″ north and longitude 129°21′08.0″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 50°24′19.3″ north and longitude 130°00′37.4″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 51°06′04.3″ north and longitude 130°08′26.1″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 51°14′33.9″ north and longitude 128°55′45.5″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 51°14′57.6″ north and longitude 128°47′01.2″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line to a point at latitude 51°15′05.0″ north and longitude 128°36′45.5″ west;
    • Then along a rhumb line (or the production of the rhumb line) to a point on the ordinary high water mark at latitude 50°50′37.2″ north and longitude 128°10′39.1″ west;
    • Then generally southwesterly and generally southeasterly along the ordinary high water mark to the mouth of Hansen Lagoon at latitude 50°44′23.3″ north and approximate longitude 128°24′09.5″ west;
    • Then along a line across the mouth of Hansen Lagoon to a point on the ordinary high water mark at approximate latitude 50°43′39.54″ north and longitude 128°23′22.7″ west;
    • Then along the ordinary high water mark to the point of commencement.
    • Except all islands and all foreshore lying above the low water line.
    • The described area containing approximately 11 546 square kilometres.

SCHEDULE 2 / ANNEXE 2(Section 1 / article 1)Map of the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area / Carte de la zone marine protégée des îles Scott

Schedule 2 is a map depicting the location of the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area in the waters northwest of Vancouver Island. The map includes two tables, one provides the geographic coordinates of the Scott Islands Protected Marine Area and the other situates that Area at a larger scale.

In this schedule, the lines connecting the points are rhumb lines. / Dans la présente annexe, les points sont reliés entre eux par des loxodromies.


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