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ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I Report ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I Report

The Invasive Alien Species Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I: Terrestrial Plants and Insects provides an overview of federal and provincial (Nova Scotia) statutes and regulations which contain direct or indirect authorities to prevent the introduction of, control and eradication of invasive alien species (terrestrial plants and insects) in Nova Scotia. The Report is supported by two appendices that specifically identify the legislative provisions referenced in the Report. A third appendix to the Report identifies the statutes and regulations that may be used to manage invasive alien species in Nova Scotia and sets out the constitutional basis for the legislation, the area regulated, the Minister responsible and a brief summary of its purpose.

ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix A ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix A

The tables (Table 1.0 Federal Jurisdiction and Table 2.0 Provincial Jurisdiction) in Appendix A provide an overview of the federal and provincial statutes and regulations that may be used to manage invasive species in Nova Scotia. The tables identify the constitutional basis for the legislation, the area regulated, the name of the statute or regulation, a brief summary of its purpose and the Minister responsible.

ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix B ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix B

The tables in Appendix B provide an overview of each provincial statute and regulation that may be used to manage invasive alien species in Nova Scotia. Each table includes three columns. Column one provides the provision taken directly from the relevant statute or regulation. Column two includes any explanatory notes or comments related to the provision. Column three, entitled the "shall" column, includes a check mark to identify any provision that requires the Minister or the Minister's Designate to exercise am authority that may be used to regulate invasive alien species. The "shall" column also includes a check mark if the provision includes a prohibition or action required by a person other than a Minister.

ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix C ISANS Legislative Review and Gap Analysis Phase I, Appendix C

The tables in Appendix C provide an overview of each federal statute and regulation that may be used to manage invasive alien species in Nova Scotia. Each table includes three columns. Column one provides the provision taken directly from the relevant statute or regulation. Column two includes any explanatory notes or comments related to the provision. Column three, entitled the "shall" column, includes a check mark to identify any provision that requires the Minister or the Minister's Designate to exercise am authority that may be used to regulate invasive alien species. The "shall" column also includes a check mark if the provision includes a prohibition or action required by a person other than a Minister.