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Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 1, 2 and 3) Order (C.R.C., c. 1547)

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Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 1, 2 and 3) Order

C.R.C., c. 1547

OCEANS ACT

Order Prescribing as Fishing Zones of Canada Certain Areas of the Sea Adjacent to the Coast of Canada

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 1, 2 and 3) Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

C.H.S. Chart

C.H.S. Chart means Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart; (carte S.H.C.)

geographical coordinates of points

geographical coordinates of points means the latitude and longitude of points determined by reference to Columns III and IV in the description of Zones set out in the schedule. (coordonnées géographiques des points)

Prescribed Areas

 The areas of the sea adjacent to the coast of Canada and described in the schedule are hereby prescribed as fishing zones of Canada.

SCHEDULE(ss. 2 and 3)

Zone 1

Gulf of St. Lawrence

Being those areas of the sea adjacent to the coast of Canada, bounded by straight lines joining the geographical coordinates of points set out below:

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
AreaLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart
Strait of Belle Isle1. Eastern White Island51°34′52″N55°21′00″W4731
2. Northeast Ledge52°02′07″N55°16′04″W4705
3. Double Island52°15′30″N55°32′58″W4701
Cabot Strait1. Money Point47°01′46″N60°23′25″W4363
2. St. Paul Island47°11′28″N60°08′45″W4450
3. Cape Ray47°37′15″N59°18′20″W4015

Zone 2

Bay of Fundy

Being that area of the sea adjacent to the coast of Canada, bounded by straight lines joining the geographical coordinates of points set out below:

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
AreaLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart
Bay of Fundy1. Whipple Point44°14′12″N66°23′48″W4011
2. Gannet Rock44°30′34″N66°46′57″W4340
3. Yellow Lodge44°29′01″N66°51′05″W4340
4. Machias Seal Island44°29′58″N67°06′05″W4340
5. Machias Seal Island44°30′00″N67°06′10″W4340
6. Machias Seal Island44°30′06″N67°06′16″W4340
7. North Rock44°32′16″N67°05′18″W4340
8. Pandora Head Grand Manan44°39′27″N66°53′32″W4340
9. Grand Manan44°39′41″N66°53′27″W4340
10. Grand Manan44°43′11″N66°51′52″W4340
11. Grand Manan44°43′23″N66°51′44″W4340
12. Grand Manan44°44′10″N66°51′11″W4340
13. Grand Manan44°45′37″N66°50′06″W4340
14. Grand Manan Channel44°47′39.58″N66°53′09.62″W4340

Zone 3

Queen Charlotte Sound, Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance

Being those areas of the sea adjacent to the coast of Canada, bounded by straight lines joining the geographical coordinates of points set out below:

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
AreaLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart
Queen Charlotte Sound1. Winifred Island50°39′40″N128°22′00″W3625
2. Beresford Islands50°47′03″N128°46′04″W3625
3. Sartine Islands50°49′02″N128°56′24″W3625
4. Triangle Island50°51′09″N129°05′24″W3625
5. Kerouard Islands51°54′20″N130°58′12″W3825
6. Kerouard Islands51°54′38″N130°59′04″W3825
7. Kerouard Islands51°55′20″N131°00′17″W3825
8. Kunglit Island51°56′37″N131°01′52″W3825
Dixon Entrance1. Langara Island54°14′58″N133°04′48″W3868
2. Point A of Line A-B54°39′45.16″N132°40′57.18″W3002

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