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The Brothers Islands Wildlife Management Area Regulations
made under clause 15(a) and subsection 113(1)(d) of the
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 504
O.I.C. 2007-191 (March 30, 2007), N.S. Reg. 205/2007
1 These regulations may be cited as The Brothers Islands Wildlife Management Area Regulations.
2 The purpose of these regulations is to provide for the conservation of roseate terns and other wildlife, and their habitats, on The Brothers Islands, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia.
3 In these regulations,
(a) “Act” means the Wildlife Act;
(b) “Director” means the Director of Wildlife, as defined in the Act;
(c) “Management Area” means The Brothers Islands Wildlife Management Area.
No unauthorized altering of wildlife habitats
4 (1) A person must not alter a wildlife habitat in the Management Area, or any live or dead vegetation or structures in the wildlife habitat that provide food or cover for wildlife, without the written authorization of the Director.
(2) The Director must not authorize a person under subsection (1) if the alteration would have an adverse effect on roseate tern habitat.
No camping or fires
5 A person must not camp or light or maintain a fire in the Management Area.
6 A person must not operate a vehicle in the Management Area.
Restricted entry period
7 A person must not enter or remain on the islands in the Management Area after March 31 and before September 1 without the written authorization of the Director.
No disturbing wildlife
8 (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), after March 31 and before September 1, a person must not do any of the following:
(a) disturb any wildlife in the Management Area;
(b) hunt in the Management Area;
(c) discharge a firearm in or over the Management Area.
(2) The Director may give a person written authorization to remove any animals from the Management Area if the animals are threatening the roseate tern population.