Enforcement Division

As of July 1, 2015 the inspection, compliance and enforcement functions from several provincial government departments came together under Nova Scotia Environment.

Authority & Legislation

Conservation Officers authority is derived from appointments under specific legislation.

Under the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act the Minister of Nova Scotia Agriculture and Fisheries has appointed Conservation Officers as Inspectors to enforce the Recreational Fishing Regulations.

Conservation Officers enforce the following statutes and their regulations: