Vol. 150, No. 10 -- May 18, 2016

Registration

SOR/2016-84 May 2, 2016

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order

Whereas the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River population is a wildlife species that is listed as an endangered species in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (see footnote a);

Whereas the recovery strategy that identified the critical habitat of that species has been included in the Species at Risk Public Registry;

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

Therefore, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to subsections 58(4) and (5) of the Species at Risk Act (see footnote b), makes the annexed Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order.

Ottawa, April 21, 2016

Hunter Tootoo
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River Population Order

Application

1 Subsection 58(1) of the Species at Risk Act applies to the critical habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Nechako River population -- 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, that is in the Nechako River Bird Sanctuary as described in Part IX of the schedule to the Migratory Bird Sanctuary Regulations.

Coming into Force

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

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for this Order appears following SOR/2016-83, Critical Habitat of the White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Upper Fraser River Population Order.