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Northwest Brook Nature Reserve Designation
made under Section 14 of the
Special Places Protection Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 438
O.I.C. 2015-415 (December 29, 2015), N.S. Reg. 415/2015
Order approved by O.I.C. 2015-415
I, Randy Delorey, Minister of Environment for the Province of Nova Scotia, pursuant to Section 14 of Chapter 438 of the Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1989, the Special Places Protection Act, hereby designate the area of land described in Appendix A and shown on the map attached as Appendix B to be known as Northwest Brook Nature Reserve.
Pursuant to subsection 14(3) of the Act, this designation is effective on and after the date it is published in the Royal Gazette, except for any portion of the land that was formerly subject to exploration licence number 10574 issued to 3261909 Nova Scotia Limited under the Mineral Resources Act (referred to in this Order as “excepted portion of land”).
This designation is effective for an excepted portion of land on and after the date the Minister of Environment publishes a notice in the Royal Gazette Part I to that effect, which shall be done following the later of the following:
(a) the end of 1 year after the date of the Order in Council approving this designation; and
(b) the date any subsequent exploration licence issued under the Mineral Resources Act for the excepted portion of land within the 1-year period referred to in clause (a), or any valid continuation of the mineral right granted by that subsequent exploration licence, no longer applies to the excepted portion of land as the result of the surrender, abandonment, forfeiture, expiration, cancellation, or termination of that subsequent exploration licence or continued mineral right.
In accordance with subsection 14(6) of the Special Places Protection Act, this designation will be registered in the registry of deeds office for the registration district in which the lands are situated.
Dated and made at Halifax Regional Municipality, Province of Nova Scotia, December 4, 2015.
sgd: Randy Delorey
Honourable Randy Delorey
Minister of Environment
Description of Northwest Brook Nature Reserve
All and singular that certain lot, piece or parcel of land and land covered by water located in the County of Shelburne, Province of Nova Scotia, shown outlined in bold line as Northwest Brook Nature Reserve on Field Plot P-072/15, filed at the Surveys Division at the Department of Natural Resources, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and containing an area of 400 hectares more or less.
Map of Northwest Brook Nature Reserve