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Bill C-10

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Her Excellency the Governor General recommends to the House of Commons the appropriation of public revenue under the circumstances, in the manner and for the purposes set out in a measure entitled ``An Act respecting the national marine conservation areas of Canada''.


This enactment provides authority for the establishment of national marine conservation areas, with the objective of protecting and conserving a variety of aquatic environments. The addition of each new marine conservation area will be subject to parliamentary approval. The enactment confers a range of regulatory powers for the protection of living and non-living marine resources and their management and use in a sustainable manner.