Territorial Land Use Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1524)

Regulations are current to 2014-08-05

 No person shall wilfully obstruct or hinder an inspector in carrying out his duties under these Regulations.

 No person shall knowingly make a false or misleading statement either orally or in writing to an inspector engaged in carrying out his duties under these Regulations.

SUSPENSION OF A LAND USE OPERATION

  •  (1) Where an inspector is of the opinion that a permittee has failed to comply with any term or condition of his permit or any provision of these Regulations, he shall so inform the permittee and, if the default continues, the inspector may give notice to the permittee that if the default is not corrected within the time specified in the notice the inspector may order the suspension of the land use operation or any part thereof.

  • (2) If a permittee does not correct a default within the time specified in a notice given by an inspector under subsection (1), the inspector may order the permittee to suspend the land use operation or any part thereof and the permittee shall thereupon suspend the land use operation or part thereof until the inspector authorizes the permittee to resume the land use operation.

  • (3) An inspector shall authorize a permittee to resume a land use operation or part thereof suspended under subsection (2) when the inspector or the engineer is satisfied that the default has been corrected, unless the permit has in the meantime been cancelled pursuant to section 42.

  • (4) Where a permittee has been informed of a default pursuant to subsection (1) or an order has been made in respect thereof pursuant to subsection (2), the engineer may, if the permittee fails to correct the default, take such action as he deems necessary to correct the default.

  • (5) The costs of any action taken by the engineer pursuant to subsection (4) may be recovered from the permittee as a debt due to the Crown.

  • (6) Nothing in this section relieves a permittee from prosecution for any violation of these Regulations.

  • (7) No order pursuant to subsection (2) shall be made in respect of an oil or gas drilling site between the time of spud-in and the rig release date without the concurrence of the district oil and gas conservation engineer.

  • SOR/88-169, s. 6(E).

CANCELLATION OF PERMIT

  •  (1) Where a land use operation has been suspended pursuant to section 41 and the permittee fails or refuses to correct his default in complying with any terms and conditions of a permit or of any provision of these Regulations, the engineer may cancel the permit.

  • (2) The cancellation of a permit under subsection (1) shall not relieve the permittee from any obligation arising under the terms and conditions of the permit or under these Regulations, or from complying with any notice, direction or order given by an inspector or by the engineer.

  • SOR/88-169, s. 6(E).

DISCONTINUANCE OF A LAND USE OPERATION

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a permittee wishes to discontinue a land use operation at any time prior to the date of completion set out in the permit, he shall give notice of discontinuance in writing to the engineer indicating the date upon which he proposes to discontinue the land use operation.

  • (2) A notice of discontinuance given pursuant to subsection (1) shall be given to the engineer at least 10 days prior to the proposed date of the discontinuance.

  • (3) On receipt of a notice of discontinuance, the engineer shall amend a copy of the permit accordingly and shall forward the amended copy of the permit to the permittee.

  • (4) The discontinuance of a land use operation pursuant to this section does not relieve the permittee from any obligations arising under the terms and conditions of the permit or under these Regulations up to the time of discontinuance or from complying with any notice, direction or order given by an inspector or by the engineer.

  • SOR/88-169, s. 6(E).