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Archaeological Sites Regulations

made under Section 16 of the

Conservation Easements Act

S.N.S. 2001, c. 28

O.I.C. 2007-106 (February 26, 2007), N.S. Reg. 64/2007


1     These regulations may be cited as the Archaeological Sites Regulations.


2     In these regulations,


                (a)    “Act” means the Conservation Easements Act;


                (b)    “recognized archaeological site” means land that has been documented and recognized as part of the Maritime Archaeological Resource Inventory as maintained by the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.

[Note: the reference to the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage has been udpated in accordance with Order in Council 2011-15 under the Public Service Act, R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 376, effective January 11, 2011.]


Conservation easement for recognized archaeological site

3     A conservation easement may be granted under the Act for the purpose of protecting, restoring or enhancing land that is a recognized archaeological site.