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62-63-64 ELIZABETH II
An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation licence)
[Assented to 18th June, 2015]
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Within 60 days after this Act comes into force, the Governor in Council is to make the following amendments to the Marine Mammal Regulations:
(a) paragraph 32(2)(d) is replaced by the following:
(d) whether the applicant has a stated aim of disrupting the seal fishery or has been convicted, in the five years preceding the application for the licence, of tagging, marking or moving a live seal, of contravening subsection 33(1) or of violating a condition of a seal fishery observation licence; and
(b) subsection 33(1) is replaced by the following:
33. (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall, except under the authority of a seal fishery observation licence issued by the Minister, approach within one nautical mile of a person who is fishing for seals.
(c) paragraph 33(2)(e) is replaced by the following:
(e) to a person who resides on land within one nautical mile of a person who is fishing for seals.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons