FEDERAL BILL

Bill C-228, An Act To Amend The Fisheries Act (closed Containment Aquaculture)

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS ONE STATUTE

1st Reading
February 25, 2016


SUMMARY This enactment amends the Fisheries Act to require that finfish aquaculture for commercial purposes in Canadian fisheries waters off the Pacific Coast be carried out in closed containment facilities. It also requires the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to prepare, table in Parliament and implement a plan to support the transition to the use of closed containment facilities and to protec... (Click for more)


Published on February 25, 2016

Bill Summary

Bill C-228, An Act To Amend The Fisheries Act (closed Containment Aquaculture)

SUMMARY

This enactment amends the Fisheries Act to require that finfish aquaculture for commercial purposes in Canadian fisheries waters off the Pacific Coast be carried out in closed containment facilities. It also requires the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to prepare, table in Parliament and implement a plan to support the transition to the use of closed containment facilities and to protect the jobs and financial security of workers in that sector.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Fisheries Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-14

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