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Fishing Zones of Canada (Zone 6) Order (C.R.C., c. 1549)

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Fishing Zones of Canada (Zone 6) Order

C.R.C., c. 1549


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

Short Title

 This Order be cited as the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zone 6) Order.


 In this Order,

C.H.S. Chart

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

geographical coordinates

geographical coordinates means the latitudes and longitudes listed in the schedule. (coordonnées géographiques)


NAD83 means the North American Datum 1983 geodetic system. (NAD83)

  • SOR/2009-22, s. 1

Prescription of Fishing Zone

 The area of the sea described in section 4 as “Fishing Zone 6” is hereby prescribed as a fishing zone of Canada.

 Fishing Zone 6 comprises an area of the sea adjacent to the coast of the mainland and islands of the Canadian arctic, bounded on its outer perimeter

  • (a) by geodesic lines joining the points determined by reference to the geographical coordinates listed in the schedule, and

  • (b) by a line commencing at 72°57′56.050″ N. latitude, 141° W. longitude, and terminating at 86°18′45″ N. latitude, 59°51′57″ W. longitude, every point of which is distant 200 nautical miles from the nearest point of the baseline from which the territorial sea of Canada is measured in the Beaufort Sea, the Arctic Ocean and the Lincoln Sea,

but does not include any area of the internal waters or territorial sea of Canada.


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