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Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations

Version of section 1 from 2016-06-19 to 2020-03-15:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.


Act means the National Energy Board Act. (Loi)


facility means any structure, highway, private road, railway, irrigation ditch, drain, drainage system, sewer, dike, telephone line, telegraph line, telecommunication line, line for the transmission of electricity or pipe for the transmission of hydrocarbons or any other substance. (installation)

offshore area

offshore area means the submarine areas adjacent to the coast of Canada. (zone extracôtière)

overhead line

overhead line means a facility that is an above-ground telephone, telegraph, telecommunication or electric power line or any combination of those lines. (ligne aérienne)


pipe means a pipe that is part of a pipeline and that is used or is to be used for the transmission of hydrocarbons or any other commodity. (conduite)

working day

working day means any day that is not a Saturday or a Sunday or other holiday. (jour ouvrable)

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