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Fisheries Act

Version of section 7 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Fishery leases and licences

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Minister may, in his absolute discretion, wherever the exclusive right of fishing does not already exist by law, issue or authorize to be issued leases and licences for fisheries or fishing, wherever situated or carried on.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, leases or licences for any term exceeding nine years shall be issued only under the authority of the Governor in Council.

  • R.S., c. F-14, s. 7

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