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Martinique Beach Game Sanctuary Designation and Regulations made under Section 113 of the
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 504
O.I.C. dated December 6, 1961, N.S. Reg. 11/61
as amended by O.I.C. 74-582 (May 28, 1974), N.S. Reg. 114/74
The Governor in Council on the report and recommendation of the Minister of Lands and Forests dated the 30th day of November, A.D., 1961, and pursuant to the provisions of Section 154 of the Lands and Forests Act, is pleased to declare that the south west part of Musquodoboit Harbour and Martinique Beach in the County of Halifax, hereinafter more fully described, to be a game sanctuary, to be known as the Martinique Beach Game Sanctuary, subject to the Regulations attached to and forming part of the said report and recommendation:
Schedule "A" - Revised Description of Martinique Beach - 1974
Beginning at a point on the northern boundary line of a sixty-six foot wide Right-of-Way leading from the public road to Martinique Beach where it is intersected by the westerly boundary of Martinique Beach Game Sanctuary;
Thence north seventy-six degrees forty-eight minutes east by Astronomic bearings along the said northern boundary of the sixty-six foot wide road reserve four chains sixty-six links more or less or until it intersects the western margin of a pond;
Thence southerly and easterly along the said western and southern margin of the pond to the eastern end thereof, where it is intersected by the northern edge of a marshy area extending towards the western end of Martinique Beach;
Thence in a generally easterly direction following the northern margin of the marshy area south and east of said pond until it comes to ordinary high water mark of the northern shore of Martinique Beach;
Thence easterly along the ordinary high water mark of Martinique Beach until it comes to a post bearing south three degrees forty-five minutes east by the magnet of 1961, from a post standing on the east side of a marked trail near the south end of Cheticumchec Island;
Thence north three degrees forty-five minutes west crossing the channel to a post standing on the east side of a marked trail near the south end of Cheticumchec Island aforesaid;
Thence northerly following the various courses of the east side of a marked trail forty chains more or less to a post and stones standing near the northwest shore of Cheticumchec Island;
Thence north eight degrees ten minutes east to a post and stones standing on the east side of a marked trail near the south end of Big Gun Mountain Island;
Thence northerly and easterly following the various courses of the east and south sides of a marked trail near the west shore of Big Gun Mountain Island eighty-four chains more or less to a post and stones near the northeast shore;
Thence south eighty-one degrees forty-five minutes east to a stake and stones on the east side of a marked trail on or near the west shore of Francis Nose Island;
Thence northerly following the various courses of the east side of a marked trail fifty-four chains more or less to a stake on or near the northwest tip of Francis Nose Island;
Thence north seven degrees ten minutes west to the southeast shore of an unnamed Island at a stake and stone on the southeast side of a marked trail;
Thence northerly, easterly and northerly following the various courses of the eastern side of the trail ten chains more or less to a stake and stones on or near the western shore of the unnamed Island;
Thence north twenty-four degrees east to a stake standing on the north side of a marked trail on or near the southeast shore of Goose Island;
Thence northwesterly following the various courses of the north side of a marked trail, eighty chains more or less to a stake on or near the western shore of Goose Island;
Thence north twenty-five degrees west crossing the water to the shore of the mainland and continuing by the same course four chains fifty-six links beyond the shore of the mainland to a stake standing on the west side of the posted trail;
Thence southwesterly following the various courses of the west side of the posted trail at a distance of four chains fifty-six links westerly from the mean high water mark, two hundred seven chains more or less to its intersection with the north boundary line of the sixty-six foot wide Right-of-Way at the point of beginning.
Land decription replaced: O.I.C. 74-582, N.S. Reg. 114/74.
Martinique Beach Game Sanctuary Regulations
1 It shall be unlawful to hunt, take or kill or attempt to take or kill any game in that part of the Province of Nova Scotia known as the Martinique Beach Game Sanctuary.
2 No person shall at any time hunt, take, injure, trap, snare, shoot, wound, kill or destroy any game animal, fur-bearing animal or other wild animal or any game bird or other wild bird within the limits of the said Game Sanctuary, provided that the Minister of Natural Resources may grant a permit to any person which shall authorize such person to kill such animals or birds within the limits of the said Game Sanctuary as are stated in the permit.
3 No person other than any Warden of the said Game Sanctuary appointed under the provisions of these regulations shall at any time, within the limits of the said Game Sanctuary, have in his possession any gun or other firearm or any silencer, trap or snare or poison, or any animal or bird mentioned in the preceding section whether such animal or bird is dead or alive, or any part of such animal or bird.
4 No person shall allow any dog to run loose within the limits of the said Game Sanctuary.
5 (1) No person shall enter or be within the Game Sanctuary without first having obtained a written permit from a game warden.
(2) A person who has obtained a permit from a game warden shall carry the permit with him when in the Sanctuary and shall produce it for inspection when requested by a game warden to do so.
(3) This regulation does not apply to the owner of land within the Sanctuary or to his employees.
6 The Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Minister of Natural Resources may appoint one or more persons to be Wardens of the said Game Sanctuary who shall receive such remuneration and allowance as the Governor in Council thinks fit.
7 The Wardens of the said Game Sanctuary shall be under the jurisdiction and authority of the Minister of Natural Resources.