Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007 (SOR/2007-77)

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Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007

SOR/2007-77

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 2007-04-19

Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007

P.C. 2007-557 2007-04-19

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to section 43Footnote a of the Fisheries Act, hereby makes the annexed Pacific Fishery Management Area Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

Fishing Zone

Fishing Zone has the same meaning as in the Oceans Act. (zone de pêche)

management area

management area or Area means a division of Canadian fisheries waters as enumerated and described in Schedule 2 and includes the portion of any stream that flows into that division and that is seaward of the mean high water mark near the mouth of that stream. (secteur or secteur d’exploitation)

mile

mile means nautical mile. (mille)

shoreline

shoreline means the apparent high water mark. (rivage)

Subarea

Subarea means a subdivision of a management area. (sous-secteur)

surfline

surfline means the lines described in Schedule 1. (ligne de démarcation)

 All geographical co-ordinates referenced in the schedules are provided in the North American Datum 83 (NAD 83) geodetic system.

 All lines joining the geographical co-ordinates of points described in the schedules are interpreted as rhumb lines.

Application

 These Regulations apply to the Canadian fisheries waters of the Pacific Ocean.

Prescribed Areas

 The areas in the Canadian fisheries waters of the Pacific Ocean described in Schedule 2 are hereby prescribed as management areas.

Repeal

 [Repeal]

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

 
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