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Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2021-05-14 to 2024-05-28:

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and in Canadian fisheries waters adjacent to those provinces.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply in respect of

    • (a) [Repealed, SOR/93-335, s. 2]

    • (b) fishing for marine mammals;

    • (c) fishing carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985;

    • (d) cultivated fish found in or taken from

      • (i) an aquaculture area or site operated under a lease or licence issued by the Minister or under the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act of Nova Scotia or the Aquaculture Act of New Brunswick, or

      • (ii) a privately owned fish pond that does not contain any wild fish and to which wild fish have no access;

    • (e) national parks where the National Parks Fishing Regulations apply; or

    • (f) a foreign fishing vessel or a person fishing from a foreign fishing vessel, except where the vessel or person is engaged in recreational fishing.

  • (3) Except for this section and sections 2, 4, 6, 18, 19, 22, 25 to 29, 34, 35, 39, 56, 58, and 68, these Regulations do not apply with respect to fishing and related activities carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • SOR/93-335, s. 2
  • SOR/97-246, s. 1
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 10
  • SOR/2021-101, s. 2

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