Canadian Energy Regulator Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Authorizations
Marginal note:Authorization — agricultural activity
13 (1) For the purposes of paragraph 112(2)(a) of the Act, the operation across the pipeline of a vehicle or mobile equipment that is used to perform an agricultural activity is authorized if the following conditions are met:
(a) the loaded axle weight and tire pressures of the vehicle or mobile equipment are within the manufacturer’s approved limits and operating guidelines; and
(b) the point of crossing has not been the subject of a notification under section 7 of the National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations – Obligations of Pipeline Companies.
Definition of agricultural activity
(2) In this section, agricultural activity means the production of crops and the raising of animals and includes tillage, plowing, disking, harrowing and pasturing, but does not include the construction of new buildings or impervious areas or the placement of footings, foundations, pilings or posts, including fence posts.
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