The Act's aim is encourage conservation easements being placed to protect land: with endangered species or ecosystems, used for recreational purposes or of cultural or archeological significance (sect. 3).The Act has 13 sections, covering, for example: the nature and purpose of conservation easements (sects. 2 and 3); who may grant or hold a conservation easement (sects. 4 and 5); and various administrative and procedural matters related to these rights of use of land (sects. 6-13). The Minister of Natural Resources and Energy and the Registrar as defined under the Registry Act or the Land Titles Act are the principal provincial governmental authorities responsible for the Act's administration (sect. 1).
Implemented by: General Regulation - Conservation Easements Act (N.B. Reg. 98-58). (1998-09-30)
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Government of New Brunswick (Canada)