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

SI/2006-110

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2006-09-06

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

P.C. 2006-769 2006-08-15

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

  • (a) decides not to add the five populations of the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) (Ungava Bay, Cumberland Sound, Eastern Hudson Bay, Eastern High Arctic/Baffin Bay and Western Hudson Bay), the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus), and the Lower Fraser River and Middle Fraser River populations of the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk (the List) set out in Schedule 1 to the Act;

  • (b) refers the assessment for the Verna’s flower moth (Schinia verna) back to the COSEWIC for further information and consideration; and

  • (c) 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 five populations of the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) (Ungava Bay, Cumberland Sound, Eastern Hudson Bay, Eastern High Arctic/Baffin Bay and Western Hudson Bay), the porbeagle shark (Lamna nasus), and the Lower Fraser River and Middle Fraser River populations of the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) to the List, and

    • (ii) in the form attached as Annex 2 to this Order setting out the reasons for referring the assessment for Verna’s flower moth (Schinia verna) back to COSEWIC for further information and consideration.

 
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