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Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Regulations (SOR/78-443)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2018-05-30. Previous Versions

PART IISalmon, Char and Trout Fishing (Coastal Waters of Labrador) (continued)

General (continued)

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), in the waters of Labrador where the boundaries of inland waters have not been established and marked, no person shall fish by means of any net or trap net within one-quarter nautical mile seaward of the mouth of any river, creek or stream.

  • (2) No person shall set any net or trap net in such a manner that, in the opinion of a fishery officer, unduly impedes the passage of fish into or out of any river, creek or stream in Labrador.

  • SOR/93-63, s. 10(F)

 [Repealed, SOR/93-63, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/86-23, s. 12]

 Where a person is fishing for char or trout with a gill net or trap net in the coastal waters of Labrador inshore of a point in any bay, inlet, river or sound where the bay, inlet, river or sound is less than six nautical miles in width, that person shall for the period from 18:00 h on Saturday to 18:00 h on the Sunday following

  • (a) remove that gill net or the leader of that trap net from the water; or

  • (b) raise that gill net or the leader of that trap net and tie it to its head or float rope in such a manner that it is incapable of catching char or trout.

  • SOR/84-323, s. 23
  • SOR/89-116, s. 1

PART IIIFishing in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in this Part.

Agreement

Agreement has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act. (Accord)

Inuit domestic fishing

Inuit domestic fishing means the exercise by a person of the right to harvest any species or stock of fish for food, social and ceremonial purposes in accordance with the Agreement. (pêche domestique des Inuit)

Labrador Inuit Settlement Area

Labrador Inuit Settlement Area has the same meaning as in section 1.1.1 of the Agreement. (région du règlement des Inuit du Labrador)

  • SOR/2018-110, s. 4

Application

  • SOR/2018-110, s. 4

Limitations

  •  (1) A person who is carrying on Inuit domestic fishing shall not harvest or retain any species or stock of fish from the waters of the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area during the close time beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31.

  • (2) A person who is food fishing or fishing for recreational purposes shall not harvest or retain any species or stock of fish from those waters during the close time beginning on December 29 and ending on December 31.

  • (3) The close times established by subsections (1) and (2) are considered to be fixed separately and individually for each species or stock of fish.

  • SOR/2018-110, s. 4
  •  (1) The Minister shall, having regard to conservation measures applicable to salmon in the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area, issue tags to be attached to salmon harvested in the course of carrying on Inuit domestic fishing in that Area.

  • (2) Any person who retains a salmon referred to in subsection (1) shall immediately affix a tag by firmly fastening it to the salmon so that the tag cannot be removed without breaking the fastener, breaking or cutting the tag or cutting or tearing any part of the salmon.

  • (3) A person shall not be in possession of a salmon referred to in subsection (1) unless it is tagged in accordance with subsection (2).

  • SOR/2018-110, s. 4
 

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