Conservation Easements Act (S.S. 1996, c. C-27.01). | Land Portal

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The present Act encourages private landowners, conservation organizations and governments to protect ecologically sensitive lands and natural areas through voluntary agreements. In particular, section 4 establishes that a conservation easement may be granted for any of the following purposes: a) the protection, enhancement or restoration of natural ecosystems, wildlife habitat or habitat of rare, threatened or endangered plant or animal species; b) the retention of significant botanical, zoological, geological, morphological, historical, archaeological features respecting land; c) the conservation of soil, air and water quality; d) any of the purposes prescribed in the regulations. The text consists of 15 sections.

Implemented by: Conservation Easements Regulations (R.R.S. c. C-27.01 Reg. 1). (2002)

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