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The report is the result of a detailed assessment of aquaculture regulations in Nova Scotia It proposes a new regulatory framework for the Nova Scotia aquaculture industry based on the principles of effectiveness openness transparency accountability proportionality integration and precaution The report is based on a 18 months independent review of the industry and how it is regulated as well as various forms of engagement with the public and key stakeholders The report draws on regulatory practice in key jurisdictions around the world including Scotland Chile the US and other provinces in Canada