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Indian Oil and Gas Act

Version of section 3 from 2022-12-15 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Instruments under other Acts

  •  (1) Any licence, permit, lease or other instrument granted under any other Act of Parliament for the purpose of exploration for or exploitation of oil or gas situated in first nation lands — other than an instrument granted under the First Nations Oil and Gas and Moneys Management Act or an instrument granted to a person other than Her Majesty in right of Canada under the First Nations Land Management Act, as it read before the coming into force of the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management Act, or the Framework Agreement, as defined in subsection 2(1) of that Act — is subject to this Act as if the instrument were a contract.

  • Marginal note:Excluded lands

    (2) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, exclude from the application of this Act any first nation lands that, in the Governor in Council’s opinion, contain crude bitumen that is capable of being recovered by mining.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-7, s. 3
  • 2009, c. 7, s. 1
  • 2022, c. 19, s. 126

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