122. The Minister may, after consultation with the Minister of Natural Resources, establish on lands in the domain of the State, on private lands or on both, a wildlife preserve the resources whereof may be used on conditions fixed in view of preserving the wildlife habitat or the habitat of a species of wildlife, and determine norms and conditions for using the territory or resources for other than recreational purposes.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, where the Minister wishes to include private land in a wildlife preserve, the Minister shall first enter into an agreement to that effect with the owner, including a municipality or an urban community.
Where an agreement is entered into under the second paragraph, it binds the owner and his successors for the term indicated therein, including the renewal period, if any; a certified copy of the agreement, accompanied with a copy of the order establishing the wildlife preserve, must be filed at the registry office of the registration division in which the land is situated for registration of the prescribed particulars in the land register.
An order made by the Minister under this section shall be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec, together with a plan of the wildlife preserve delimited, and comes into force on the date of its publication or on any later date indicated therein.
1983, c. 39, s. 122; 1984, c. 47, s. 50; 1986, c. 109, s. 28; 1987, c. 23, s. 76; 1988, c. 39, s. 41; 1996, c. 62, s. 32; 1998, c. 29, s. 20; 1999, c. 40, s. 85.