Order Giving Notice of Decisions not to add Certain Species to the List of Endangered Species

SI/2005-72

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2005-07-27

Order Giving Notice of Decisions not to add Certain Species to the List of Endangered Species

P.C. 2005-1343 2005-07-14

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to paragraphs 27(1.1)(b) and (c) and subsection 27(1.2) of the Species at Risk ActFootnote a (the Act), hereby

  • (a) decides not to add the Porsild’s bryum (Mielichhoferia macrocarpa), the plains bison (Bison bison bison), the Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) and the Dolphin and Union population of the barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk (the List) set out in Schedule 1 to the Act;

  • (b) acknowledges receipt of the assessment of the status of the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) done pursuant to subsection 23(1) of the Act by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC);

  • (c) refers the assessment for the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) referred to in paragraph (b) and the dwarf woolly-heads (Psilocarphus brevissimus) referred to in Order in Council P.C. 2004-1175 of October 19, 2004Footnote b back to COSEWIC for further information and consideration; and

  • (d) approves that the Minister of the Environment include a statement in the public registry established under section 120 of the Act

    • (i) in the form attached as Annex 1 to this Order setting out the reasons for deciding not to add the plains bison (Bison bison bison) to the List,

    • (ii) in the form attached as Annex 2 to this Order setting out the reasons for deciding not to add the Porsild’s bryum (Mielichhoferia macrocarpa), the Peary caribou (Rangifer tarandus pearyi) and the Dolphin and Union population of the barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) to the List, and

    • (iii) in the form attached as Annex 3 to this Order setting out the reasons for referring the assessment for the polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and the dwarf woolly-heads (Psilocarphus brevissimus) back to COSEWIC for further information and consideration.

 
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