Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. O-7)

Act current to 2014-09-15 and last amended on 2014-04-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Mandatory orders

 The National Energy Board may

  • (a) order and require any person to do, without delay, or within or at any specified time and in any manner set by the Board, any act, matter or thing that the person is or may be required to do under this Act, any regulation, order or direction made under this Act or an operating licence or authorization issued under section 5; and

  • (b) prohibit the doing or continuing of any act, matter or thing that is contrary to this Act, any regulation, order or direction made under this Act or an operating licence or authorization issued under section 5.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 149.
Marginal note:Committee’s decisions and orders

 Sections 5.31 and 5.32 do not apply to any act, matter or thing required by or contrary to any decision or order of the Committee.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 149.
Marginal note:Confidentiality

 In any proceedings with respect to Part 0.1, the National Energy Board may take any measures and make any order that it considers necessary to ensure the confidentiality of any information likely to be disclosed in the proceedings if the Board is satisfied that

  • (a) disclosure of the information could reasonably be expected to result in a material loss or gain to a person directly affected by the proceedings, or could reasonably be expected to prejudice the person’s competitive position; or

  • (b) the information is financial, commercial, scientific or technical information that is confidential information supplied to the National Energy Board and

    • (i) the information has been consistently treated as confidential information by a person directly affected by the proceedings, and

    • (ii) the Board considers that the person’s interest in confidentiality outweighs the public interest in disclosure of the proceedings.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 149.
Marginal note:Confidentiality — security

 In respect of any order, or in any proceedings, of the National Energy Board with respect to Part 0.1, the Board may take any measures and make any order that it considers necessary to ensure the confidentiality of information that is contained in the order or is likely to be disclosed in the proceedings if the Board is satisfied that

  • (a) there is a real and substantial risk that disclosure of the information will impair the security of pipelines, buildings, structures or systems, including computer or communication systems, or methods employed to protect them; and

  • (b) the need to prevent disclosure of the information outweighs the public interest in disclosure of orders and proceedings of the National Energy Board.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 149.
Marginal note:Conditional orders, etc.
  •  (1) Without limiting the generality of any provision of this Act that authorizes the National Energy Board to impose terms and conditions in respect of any operating licence or authorization issued under section 5 or any of its orders, the Board may direct in any operating licence, authorization or order that it or any portion or provision of it shall come into force at a future time or on the happening of any contingency, event or condition specified in the operating licence, authorization or order or on the performance to the satisfaction of the Board of any conditions or requirements that the Board may impose in the operating licence, authorization or order, and the Board may direct that the whole or any portion of the operating licence, authorization or order shall have force for a limited time or until the happening of a specified event.

  • Marginal note:Interim orders

    (2) The National Energy Board may, instead of making an order final in the first instance, make an interim order, and may reserve its decision pending further proceedings in connection with any matter.

  • 2007, c. 35, s. 149.