[36] Bill 151 Original (PDF)

Bill 151 1997

An Act to preserve Lynde Marsh in Whitby for conservation and educational purposes

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows: Definition

1. In this Act,

"Lynde Marsh" means the wetland located on those parts of Lots 31, 32, 33 and 34, Broken Front Concession, in the Town of Whitby, in The Regional Municipality of Durham, bounded on the east by Jeffrey Street, on the north by the King's Highway number 401, on the west by the boundary between Lots 34 and 35 and on the south by Lake Ontario. Restrictions on use

2. (1) Despite any other Act or any by-law made under any other Act, no person shall use any land located within 500 metres of Lynde Marsh or erect or use any structure on that land except for conservation or educational purposes,

(a) approved in writing by the Minister responsible for the administration of this Act; or

(b) specified by the regulations made under this Act. Transition

(2) If, at the time this Act comes into force, any structure exists on any land located within 500 metres of Lynde Marsh that has been erected or is being used for a purpose other than a conservation or educational purpose mentioned in subsection (1), the owner of the land on which the structure is located shall forthwith dismantle the structure and restore the land to the condition that it was in before the erection of the structure. Regulations

3. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations specifying conservation or educational purposes for the purpose of clause 2 (1) (b). Commencement

4. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent. Short title

5. The short title of this Act is the Lynde Marsh Protection Act, 1997.