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Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. O-7)

Act current to 2020-01-27 and last amended on 2019-08-28. Previous Versions

AMENDMENTS NOT IN FORCE

  • — 2015, c. 4, s. 8(2), as amended by 2019, c. 28, s. 193(2)

      • 8 (2) Section 5.021 of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Net environmental benefit
          • 5.021 (1) The Commission of the Canadian Energy Regulator must not permit the use of a spill-treating agent in an authorization issued under paragraph 5(1)(b) unless that Commission determines, taking into account any prescribed factors and any factors the Regulator considers appropriate, that the use of the spill-treating agent is likely to achieve a net environmental benefit.

  • — 2015, c. 4, ss. 17(2) to (4)

      • 17 (2) Paragraph 25.1(1)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • (b) other than in the case of a small-scale test that meets the prescribed requirements, the Chief Conservation Officer approves in writing the use of the agent in response to the spill and it is used in accordance with any requirements set out in the approval;

      • (3) Subsection 25.1(1) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (b), by adding “and” at the end of paragraph (c) and by adding the following after paragraph (c):

        • (d) the agent is used in accordance with the regulations.

      • (4) Subsection 25.1(3) of the Act is replaced by the following:

        • Net environmental benefit

          (3) Other than in the case of a small-scale test, the Chief Conservation Officer shall not approve the use of a spill-treating agent unless the Officer determines, taking into account any prescribed factors and any factors the Officer considers appropriate, that the use of the spill-treating agent is likely to achieve a net environmental benefit.

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