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Northern Pipeline Act

Version of section 10 from 2003-04-01 to 2014-03-31:


Marginal note:Powers of Minister

 The Minister may

  • (a) exercise such of the powers and carry out such of the duties and functions, in relation to the pipeline only, of any member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada or any department or agency of the Government of Canada as are from time to time transferred to him by order of the Governor in Council;

  • (b) hold consultations with the governments of the provinces, Yukon and the Northwest Territories to coordinate and review the activities of the Agency and those governments in relation to the pipeline;

  • (c) enter into such agreements with the government of a province, or with the government of Yukon or the Northwest Territories after consultation with the Legislature of Yukon or the Commissioner in Council of the Northwest Territories, as may be necessary to facilitate the attainment of the objects of this Act and to provide for coordination and review of the activities of the Agency and those governments in relation to the pipeline;

  • (d) oversee and survey all aspects of the planning and construction of, and procurement for, the pipeline; and

  • (e) in order to carry out the obligations of Canada contained in the Agreement, consult with the appropriate authorities of the United States on any matter arising under the Agreement.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-26, s. 10
  • 2002, c. 7, s. 214
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