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Canada Petroleum Resources Act

Version of section 12 from 2019-05-27 to 2019-06-20:


Marginal note:Orders to prohibit activities in certain circumstances

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, by order, prohibit any interest owner specified in the order from commencing or continuing any work or activity on the frontier lands or any portion of them that are subject to the interest of that interest owner, in the case of

    • (a) a disagreement with any government concerning the location of an international boundary;

    • (b) an environmental or social problem of a serious nature;

    • (c) dangerous or extreme weather conditions affecting the health or safety of people or the safety of equipment; or

    • (d) the designation of a marine protected area under subsection 35(3) or 35.1(2) of the Oceans Act.

  • Marginal note:Suspension of requirements in relation to interest

    (2) Where, by reason of an order made under subsection (1), any requirement in relation to an interest cannot be complied with while the order is in force, compliance with the requirement is suspended until the order is revoked.

  • Marginal note:Extension of term of interest

    (3) Notwithstanding any other provision in this Act, the term of an interest that is subject to an order under subsection (1) and the period provided for compliance with any requirement in relation to the interest are extended for a period equal to the period that the order is in force.

  • Marginal note:Relieving authority not affected

    (4) Nothing in this section affects the authority of the Minister to relieve a person from any requirement in relation to an interest or under this Act or the regulations.

  • R.S., 1985, c. 36 (2nd Supp.), s. 12
  • 2015, c. 4, s. 29(F)
  • 2019, c. 8, s. 19
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