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Historical Parks Act

R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER H.9

Historical version for the period June 1, 1998 to June 19, 2006.

Amended by: 1997, c. 36, s. 1.

Administration of Act

1. The Minister of Tourism and Recreation is responsible for the administration of this Act. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.9, s. 1.

Acquisition of land

2. Land may be acquired under the Ministry of Government Services Act for the purposes of this Act. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.9, s. 2.

Designation of historical parks

3. The Lieutenant Governor in Council may set apart as a historical park any lands (whether or not covered with water) belonging to Her Majesty in right of Ontario in which there is an object, site or land of historical significance for the use by the people of Ontario in connection with the enjoyment of such historical object, site or land. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.9, s. 3.


4. Sections 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 (other than clauses 21 (1) (o) and (q)) and 22 of the Provincial Parks Act apply with necessary modifications to historical parks. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.9, s. 4; 1997, c. 36, s. 1 (1).


5. (1) The Minister may establish fees for entrance into a historical park, for licences and permits and for any services and facilities provided in relation to the park. 1997, c. 36, s. 1 (2).

Fees may vary

(2) The fees established by the Minister may vary between historical parks. 1997, c. 36, s. 1 (2).