International Rapids Power Development Act (R.S.C. 1952, c. 157)

Act current to 2019-07-01

International Rapids Power Development Act

R.S.C. 1952, c. 157

An Act respecting Construction of Works for the Generation of Electrical Power in the International Rapids Section of the St. Lawrence River

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the International Rapids Power Development Act.

  • 1951 (2nd Sess.), c. 13, s. 1

Agreement

Marginal note:Agreement approved

 The agreement dated the 3rd day of December, 1951, between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Province of Ontario in the form set out in the Schedule is approved on behalf of and is binding on the Government of Canada and all things to be done by virtue thereof are approved and authorized.

  • 1951 (2nd Sess.), c. 13, s. 2

Marginal note:Transfer of the administration of lands or property

 The Governor in Council may transfer to the Government of Ontario the administration of lands or property belonging to Canada that in the opinion of the Governor in Council are necessary for the construction, operation or maintenance of the works to be constructed pursuant to the agreement set out in the Schedule.

  • 1951 (2nd Sess.), c. 13, s. 3

Marginal note:Powers and capacities of Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario

 For the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining the works to be undertaken pursuant to the agreement set out in the Schedule,

  • (a) The Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario shall have the powers and capacities of a natural person as if it were incorporated by Letters Patent under the Great Seal for that purpose; and

  • Marginal note:Application of St. Lawrence Development Act, 1952 (No. 2)

    (b) the provisions of the St. Lawrence Development Act, 1952 (No. 2) of the Province of Ontario respecting the expropriation or taking of lands or property for the works have effect as if enacted in this Act.

  • R.S., 1952, c. 157, s. 4
  • 1953-54, c. 36, s. 1

Commencement

Marginal note:Coming into force

 This Act shall come into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.

  • 1951 (2nd Sess.), c. 13, s. 5
 
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