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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 7 from 2014-04-01 to 2019-08-27:


Marginal note:Amendment of approval

  •  (1) The Minister may amend an approval by amending or revoking any term or condition of the approval.

  • Marginal note:Other amendment of approval

    (2) The Minister may otherwise amend the approval, including by adding terms and conditions, only if he or she is satisfied that

    • (a) the work that is the subject of the approval interferes more with navigation at the time in question than it did when the approval was issued;

    • (b) the work causes or is likely to cause a serious and imminent danger to navigation; or

    • (c) the amendment of the approval is in the public interest.

  • Marginal note:Suspension or cancellation

    (3) The Minister may suspend or cancel an approval if he or she considers that

    • (a) the owner has not complied with the approval;

    • (b) the approval was obtained by a fraudulent or improper means or by the misrepresentation of a material fact;

    • (c) the owner has not paid a fine or penalty imposed under this Act;

    • (d) the owner has contravened this Act; or

    • (e) the suspension or cancellation is in the public interest, including by reason of the record of compliance of the owner under this Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 7
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 323
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 318
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