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Canadian Navigable Waters Act

Version of section 4 from 2014-04-01 to 2019-08-27:


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  •  (1) An owner of a work that is constructed or placed, or proposed to be constructed or placed, in, on, over, under, through or across any navigable water, other than any navigable water that is listed in the schedule, may request that this Act be made applicable to the work as if it were a work that is constructed or placed, or proposed to be constructed or placed, in, on, over, under, through or across any navigable water that is listed in the schedule.

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    (2) The request shall be made to the Minister in the form and manner, and contain the information, that is specified by the Minister and shall be accompanied by the applicable fee.

  • Marginal note:Deeming

    (3) The Minister may accept the request if he or she considers that it is justified in the circumstances, in which case the work is deemed, for the purposes of this Act, to be a work that is constructed or placed, or proposed to be constructed or placed, in, on, over, under, through or across any navigable water that is listed in the schedule, as the case may be.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-22, s. 4
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 321
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 318
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