Date Published: December 2, 2004
|Agricultural Marshland Conservation Commission|
||Agricultural Marshland Conservation Act|
The Commission is responsible for advising the Minister on
matters related to the conservation and protection of
marshland and its development and maintenance for
||The Commission approves rules made by marsh bodies
respecting work and land within a marshland section.
The Commission hears appeals pursuant to the Act
The Commission performs such other duties as maybe assigned to it by the Act
||The Commission, appointed by Governor in Council,
consists of a maximum of five members, of which one is
appointed as Chair. An employee of the Department of
Agriculture and Fisheries is appointed as Secretary of the
|Be knowledgeable about marshlands used for agricultural
purposes. Past experience in serving on boards or industry
organizations would be preferable.|
||Eligible individuals must have: proven ability to make decisions;
understanding of regulatory and dispute processes; high degree of integrity;
ability to deal with confidential information.
The Chair position requires proven leadership and communication skills.
|A minimum of three members must be a voting member of a marsh body.
A minimum of three members must be registered farmers.
The members must represent one of each of the following marshland areas: Western
Region, Kings, Hants, Cumberland and Colchester Counties.
||$50/day plus any expenses necessarily incurred in the
performance of duties.|
|Two days per year plus some paper correspondence and telephone conferencing.|
||Each member holds office for a period of up to three years,
and is eligible for reappointment.|
Agricultural Marshland Conservation Commission