Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1988, c. 28)

Act current to 2014-12-18 and last amended on 2014-12-03. Previous Versions

Chief Safety Officer and Chief Conservation Officer

Marginal note:Designation

 The Board may, for the purposes of this Act, designate the Chief Executive Officer or any other person as the Chief Safety Officer and the same or another person as the Chief Conservation Officer.

  • 1988, c. 28, s. 144;
  • 1992, c. 35, s. 99.

Statutory Instruments Act

Marginal note:Orders

 For the purposes of this Act, an order made by a safety officer, the Chief Safety Officer, a conservation officer, the Chief Conservation Officer or the Committee is not a statutory instrument as defined in the Statutory Instruments Act.

  • 1992, c. 35, s. 99.

Extended Formation Flow Tests

Marginal note:Title
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), title to petroleum produced during an extended formation flow test vests in the person who conducts the test in accordance with an authorization under paragraph 142(1)(b), with every approval and requirement subject to which such an authorization is issued and with any applicable regulation, whether or not the person has a production licence issued under Part II.

  • Marginal note:Conditions

    (2) Title to petroleum referred to in subsection (1) is conditional on compliance with the terms of the authorization, approval or regulation, including the payment of royalties or other payment in lieu of royalties.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (3) This section applies only in respect of an extended formation flow test that provides significant information for determining the best recovery system for a reservoir or for determining the limits of a reservoir or the productivity of a well producing petroleum from a reservoir and that does not adversely affect the ultimate recovery from a reservoir.

  • 1992, c. 35, s. 99.

Oil and Gas Committee


Marginal note:Oil and Gas Committee
  •  (1) The Board may, for the purposes of this Act and the Provincial Act, establish a committee to be known as the Oil and Gas Committee, consisting of not more than five members, not more than three of whom may be employees in the federal public administration or the public service of the Province.

  • Marginal note:Appointment of members and chairman

    (2) The members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Board to hold office for a term of three years, and one member shall be designated as chairman for such term as may be fixed by the Board.

  • Marginal note:Re-appointment permitted

    (3) A retiring chairman or retiring member may be re-appointed to the Committee in the same or another capacity.

  • 1988, c. 28, s. 145;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 124(E).
Marginal note:Qualification of members
  •  (1) The Board shall appoint as members of the Committee at least two persons who appear to the Board to have specialized, expert or technical knowledge of petroleum.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) The members and employees of the Board and the Chief Conservation Officer are not eligible to be members of the Committee.

  • Marginal note:Staff

    (3) The Board shall provide the Committee with such officers, clerks and employees as may be necessary for the proper conduct of the affairs of the Committee, and may provide the Committee with such professional or technical assistance for temporary periods or for specific work as the Committee may request, but no such assistance shall be provided otherwise than from the staff of the Board except with the approval of the two Ministers.

  • Marginal note:Remuneration

    (4) The members of the Committee who are not employees in the federal public administration or the public service of the Province shall be paid such remuneration as may be authorized by the Board.

  • Marginal note:Expenses

    (5) All members of the Committee are entitled to be paid reasonable travel and living expenses while absent from their ordinary place of residence in the course of their duties.

  • 1988, c. 28, s. 146;
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 125.