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National Energy Board Act

Version of section 77 from 2004-12-15 to 2012-07-05:

Marginal note:Crown lands

  •  (1) No company shall take possession of, use or occupy lands vested in Her Majesty without the consent of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Consent

    (2) A company may, with the consent of the Governor in Council and on such terms as the Governor in Council may prescribe, take and appropriate, for the use of its pipeline and works, so much of the lands of Her Majesty lying on the route of the line that have not been granted, conceded or sold, as is necessary for the pipeline, and also so much of the public beach, or bed of a lake, river or stream, or of the lands so vested covered with the waters of a lake, river or stream as is necessary for making, completing and using its pipeline and works.

  • Marginal note:Compensation where lands held in trust

    (3) Where lands are vested in Her Majesty for a special purpose, or subject to a trust, the compensation money that a company pays therefor shall be held and applied by the Governor in Council for the like purpose or trust.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (4) This section does not apply to anything done pursuant to leave obtained therefor under section 108.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-7, s. 77
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 156(E)
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