This is an official version.

 

Copyright © 2006: Queen’s Printer,
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Important Information
(Includes details about the availability of printed and electronic versions of the Statutes.)

 

Table of Regulations

Main Site

How current is this regulation?

 
 

 
   

CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 1/96

Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations
under the
Canada-Newfoundland and
Labrador Atlantic Accord
Implementation
Newfoundland and Labrador Act
(O.C. 96-177)

Amended by:

2001 c42 s45

CONSOLIDATED NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 1/96

Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations
under the
Canada-Newfoundland and
Labrador Atlantic Accord
Implementation
Newfoundland and Labrador Act
(O.C. 96-177)

CNLR 1/96; 2001 c42 s45

Under the authority of section 145 of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act and the Subordinate Legislation Revision and Consolidation Act , the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

CNLR 1/96; 2001 c42 s45

REGULATIONS

Analysis



Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations.

103/88 s1

Back to Top

Definitions

        2. In these regulations

             (a)  "Act" means the Canada?Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act ; and

             (b)  "operating licence" means a licence issued under section 134 of the Act.

103/88 s2; 2001 c42 s45

Back to Top

Operating licences

        3. (1) An application for an operating licence may be made by

             (a)  an individual who is 18 years of age or over;

             (b)  a corporation registered or continued under the Corporations Act ; or

             (c)  a corporation that is entitled to carry on business in any province.

             (2)  Every application for an operating licence shall

             (a)  be in writing;

             (b)  contain the name and address of the applicant;

             (c)  be forwarded to the chief conservation officer; and

             (d)  be accompanied by a fee of $25 made payable to the Receiver General of Canada .

103/88 s3

Back to Top

Assignment or transfer void

        4. A person shall not assign or transfer an operating licence and a purported assignment or transfer of an operating licence is void.

103/88 s4

Back to Top

Express authorization for studies

        5. A holder of an operating licence shall not carry out a geotechnical or engineering feasibility program, environmental study, geophysical or geological program, diving program or other work or activity that is required by the Act to be authorized unless

             (a)  that work or activity is expressly authorized pursuant to regulations under the Act; or

             (b)  the holder has applied for and obtained a written authorization under paragraph 134(1)(b) of the Act.

103/88 s5

Back to Top

Reporting spills

        6. A person who under subsection 156(2) of the Act reports a spill shall do so by informing the chief conservation officer immediately of the circumstances and relevant details of the spill by the most rapid practical means.

103/88 s6

Back to Top

Repeal

        7. The Newfoundland Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations, Newfoundland Regulation 103/88, are repealed.