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Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 13 from 2014-12-31 to 2020-10-05:


Marginal note:Deemed consultation between governments re Chairperson

  •  (1) Consultation between the two governments with respect to the selection of the Chairperson of the Board shall be deemed to commence

    • (a) six months prior to the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent Chairperson, or

    • (b) where applicable, on the date of receipt by the Board of notice of the death, resignation or termination of appointment of the incumbent Chairperson,

    whichever occurs earlier.

  • Marginal note:Where no agreement on Chairperson

    (2) Where the two governments fail to agree on the appointment of the Chairperson of the Board within three months after the commencement of consultation between the governments, the Chairperson shall be selected pursuant to subsection (3) by a panel constituted in accordance with section 47, unless, at any time prior to the selection of the Chairperson by the panel, the two governments agree on the appointment.

  • Marginal note:Selection of Chairperson of Board within 60 days

    (3) The Chairperson of the Board shall be selected, from among persons nominated by each government, by the panel within 60 days after the appointment of the chairperson of the panel.

  • Marginal note:Decision of panel binding

    (4) The decision of the panel selecting a Chairperson of the Board is final and binding on both governments.

  • 1988, c. 28, s. 13
  • 2014, c. 13, ss. 57(E), 91(E)
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