Marginal note:Payment respecting certain obstructions
67 (1) Where the Minister determines that the provision, which he deems necessary for the public interest, of an efficient fish-way or canal around any obstruction is not feasible or that the spawning areas above the obstruction are destroyed by reason of the obstruction, the owner or occupier of the obstruction shall from time to time pay to the Receiver General such lump sum or annual sum of money as may be assessed against the owner or occupier by the Minister for the purpose of constructing, operating and maintaining such complete hatchery establishment as will, in the opinion of the Minister, meet the requirements for maintaining the annual return of migratory fish.
Marginal note:Assessment recoverable on suit in Federal Court
(2) The lump sum or annual sum referred to in subsection (1) shall be payable at such time or times as the Minister may direct and may be sued for and recovered with full costs of suit in the Federal Court.
- R.S., c. F-14, s. 53
- R.S., c. 10(2nd Supp.), s. 64
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