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Melbourne Lake Game Sanctuary Designation and Regulations made under Section 113 of the
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 504
O.I.C. dated September 17, 1963, N.S. Reg. 24/63
The Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Minister of Lands and Forests dated the 17th day of September, A.D. 1963, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 154(1)(a) of the Lands and Forests Act, is pleased to declare an area of the Province which includes Melbourne Lake in the County of Yarmouth together with a strip of land one hundred yards wide surrounding the high water mark of Melbourne Lake except the part of the said strip of land that is public highway to [be] a game sanctuary, to be known as the Melbourne Lake Game Sanctuary, subject to the following regulations:
1 No person, other than a game warden or a person holding a permit issued under Subsection (4) of Section 154 of the Lands and Forests Act, shall at any time, within the limits of the Melbourne Lake Game Sanctuary, have in his possession any game animal, fur-bearing animal or other wild animal or any game bird or other wild bird, whether such animal or bird is dead or alive, or any part of such animal or bird.
2 No person shall allow any dog to run loose within the limits of the Melbourne Lake Game Sanctuary.
3 (1) No person, other than a game warden or a person holding a permit issued under subsection (4) of Section 154 of the Lands and Forests Act, shall enter or be within the Melbourne Lake Game Sanctuary without first having obtained a written permit from a game warden.
(2) A person who has obtained a permit issued under subsection (4) of Section 154 or permit from a game warden shall carry the permit with him when in the said Game Sanctuary and shall produce it for inspection when required by a game warden to do so.
(3) This Section shall not apply to the owner of land within the Game Sanctuary or his employees.