Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order

SOR/2016-84

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2016-05-02

Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order

Whereas the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River population is a wildlife species that is listed as an endangered species in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk ActFootnote a;

Whereas the recovery strategy that identified the critical habitat of that species has been included in the Species at Risk Public Registry;

And whereas a portion of the critical habitat of that species is in a place referred to in subsection 58(2) of that Act and, under subsection 58(5) of that Act, that portion must be excluded from the annexed Order;

Therefore, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to subsections 58(4) and (5) of the Species at Risk ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order.

Ottawa, April 21, 2016

Hunter Tootoo
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Le ministre des Pêches et des Océans

Application

 Subsection 58(1) of the Species at Risk Act applies to the critical habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River population — which is identified in the recovery strategy for that species that is included in the Species at Risk Public Registry — other than the portion of that critical habitat that is in a place referred to in subsection 58(2) of that Act, more specifically, that is in the Nechako River Bird Sanctuary as described in Part IX of the schedule to the Migratory Bird Sanctuary Regulations.

Coming into Force

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

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