Canadian Navigable Waters Act
Definition of local authority
29 (1) For the purposes of this section, local authority means the government of a municipality, any other government constituted under the laws of a province or a department of a provincial government.
Marginal note:Addition to schedule
(2) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, amend the schedule by adding to it a reference to a navigable water if the Governor in Council is satisfied that the addition
Marginal note:Minister’s recommendation
(3) The Minister may recommend the addition of a reference to a navigable water to the schedule at the request of a local authority only if the Minister is satisfied that the local authority meets the criteria specified by the Minister.
Marginal note:Other amendment of schedule
(4) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, amend the schedule by amending or deleting a reference to a navigable water.
- R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 29
- 2009, c. 2, s. 337
- 2012, c. 31, s. 321
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