13.17 The Governor in Council may make regulations for the purposes of this Part, designating as oil or gas any substance resulting from the processing or refining of hydrocarbons or coal if that substance
(a) is asphalt or a lubricant; or
(b) is a suitable source of energy by itself or when it is combined or used in association with something else.
- 2007, c. 35, s. 150.
REGULATION OF OPERATIONS
Marginal note:Regulatory power of Governor in Council
14. (1) The Governor in Council may, for the purposes of safety and the protection of the environment as well as for the production and conservation of oil and gas resources, make regulations
(a) defining "oil" and "gas", for the purposes of Parts I and II, "installation" and "equipment" for the purposes of sections 5.11 and 5.12 and "serious" for the purposes of section 28;
(b) concerning the exploration and drilling for, and the production, processing and transportation of, oil or gas in any area to which this Act applies and works and activities related to such exploration, drilling, production, processing and transportation;
(c) authorizing the National Energy Board, or any person, to make such orders as may be specified in the regulations and to exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be necessary for
(i) the management and control of oil or gas production,
(ii) the removal of oil or gas from the areas to which this Act applies, and
(iii) the design, construction, operation or abandonment of pipeline within the areas to which this Act applies;
(d) concerning arbitrations for the purposes of subsection 5.01(2) including the costs of or incurred in relation to such arbitrations;
(e) concerning the approvals to be granted as conditions of authorizations issued under paragraph 5(1)(b);
(f) concerning certificates for the purposes of section 5.12;
(g) prohibiting the introduction into the environment of substances, classes of substances and forms of energy in prescribed circumstances;
(h) authorizing the discharge, emission or escape of oil or gas for the purposes of subsection 24(1), in such quantities, at such locations, under such conditions and by such persons as may be specified in the regulations; and
(i) prescribing anything that is required to be prescribed for the purposes of this Act.
Marginal note:Incorporation of standards or specifications
(2) Unless otherwise provided in this Act, regulations made under subsection (1) may incorporate by reference the standards or specifications of any government, person or organization, either as they read at a fixed time or as amended from time to time.
- R.S., 1985, c. O-7, s. 14;
- R.S., 1985, c. 36 (2nd Supp.), s. 122;
- 1992, c. 35, s. 14;
- 1994, c. 10, s. 7.
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