92. During the period where land is set aside prior to the publication of the plan, the permitted or prohibited activities in an area referred to in section 90 are as follows: (1) the following activities are prohibited: (a) forest management within the meaning of section 3 of the Forest Act (chapter F‐4.1);
(b) mining, and gas or petroleum development;
(c) the development of hydraulic resources and any production of energy on a commercial or industrial basis;
(d) any other activity which the Government may prohibit by regulation;
(e) subject to the authorization of the Minister and to compliance with the conditions on which they may be carried on:
i. activities relating to mining, gas or petroleum exploration and development, brine and underground reservoir exploration activities, prospecting, digging or boring, if those activities are not already authorized by the Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife on 19 December 2002, where such activities necessitate stripping, the digging of trenches, excavation or deforestation,
ii. any new allocation of a right to occupy land for vacation resort purposes, and
iii. earthwork or construction work;
(2) all other activities are permitted.
Notwithstanding subparagraph a of subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph, activities carried out to meet domestic needs or for the purpose of maintaining biodiversity are also permitted.
2002, c. 74, s. 92; 2003, c. 8, s. 6; 2006, c. 3, s. 35.