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National Energy Board Act

Version of section 81 from 2005-04-20 to 2019-08-27:

Marginal note:Protection of pipeline from mining operations

  •  (1) No person shall work or prospect for mines or minerals lying under a pipeline or any of the works connected therewith, or within forty metres therefrom, until leave therefor has been obtained from the Board.

  • Marginal note:Use of oil and gas

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), leave from the Board is not required in the case of a well taking oil or gas from lands lying under a pipeline or any of the works connected therewith if the well is not drilled within forty metres of the pipeline.

  • Marginal note:Application for leave

    (3) On an application to the Board for leave to work or prospect for mines or minerals, the applicant shall submit a plan and profile of the portion of the pipeline to be affected thereby, giving all reasonable and necessary information and details respecting the proposed operations.

  • Marginal note:Terms of leave

    (4) The Board may grant the application referred to in subsection (3) on such terms and conditions for the protection, safety or security of the public as seem expedient to the Board, and may order that such things be done as under the circumstances appear to the Board to be best adapted to remove or diminish the danger arising or likely to arise from the proposed operations.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-7, s. 81
  • 2004, c. 15, s. 89(E)
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