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Library Beaches Act (R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 32).

Beaches Act (R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 32).

Beaches Act (R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 32).

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The purpose of the present Act is to: a) provide for the protection of beaches and associated dune systems as significant and sensitive environmental and recreational resources; b) provide for the regulation and enforcement of the full range of land-use activities on beaches, including aggregate removal, so as to leave them unimpaired for the benefit and enjoyment of future generations; c) control recreational and other uses of beaches that may cause undesirable impacts on beach and associated dune systems. The text – consisting of 14 sections – deals, inter alia, with the following aspects: interpretation, administration, Natural Resources Advisory Council, agreements to manage or preserve land, acquisition of land, authorized services, studies and research, educational programmes, prohibited removal of sand , powers of peace officer, offence.

Implemented by: Beaches Regulations (N.S. Reg. 70/89). (2011-03-25)

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