Critical Habitat of the Eastern Sand Darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) Ontario Populations Order

SOR/2017-265

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2017-12-04

Critical Habitat of the Eastern Sand Darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) Ontario Populations Order

Whereas the Eastern Sand Darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) Ontario populations is a wildlife species that is listed as a threatened species in Part 3 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;

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

And whereas the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is of the opinion that the annexed Order would affect reserves or other lands that are set apart for the use and benefit of bands and, pursuant to subsection 58(7) of that Act, has consulted with the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and the bands in question with respect to the 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 Eastern Sand Darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) Ontario Populations Order.

Ottawa, November 30, 2017

Le ministre des Pêches et des Océans,
Dominic LeBlanc
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Marginal note:Application

 Subsection 58(1) of the Species at Risk Act applies to the critical habitat of the Eastern Sand Darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) Ontario populations — 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, in the Long Point National Wildlife Area, as described in Part IV of Schedule I to the Wildlife Area Regulations.

Marginal note:Coming into Force

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

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