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Species at Risk Act

Version of section 7 from 2005-02-24 to 2024-06-19:

Marginal note:Composition

  •  (1) The Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council consists of the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency and ministers of the government of a province or a territory who are responsible for the conservation and management of a wildlife species in that province or territory.

  • Marginal note:Role

    (2) The role of the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council is to

    • (a) provide general direction on the activities of COSEWIC, the preparation of recovery strategies and the preparation and implementation of action plans; and

    • (b) coordinate the activities of the various governments represented on the Council relating to the protection of species at risk.

  • 2002, c. 29, s. 7
  • 2005, c. 2, s. 15

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