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Newfoundland and Labrador
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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 5/16

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 5/16

Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
under the
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act
(O.C. 2016-023)

(Filed February 26, 2016)

Under the authority of subsection 198.2(1) of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, February 26, 2016.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Definition

        3.   Designated provisions

        4.   Classification

        5.   Penalties

        6.   Service of documents

Schedule A

Schedule B


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations.

Definition

        2. In these regulations, "Act" means the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act.

Designated provisions

        3. (1) The contravention of a provision of Part III of the Act or of a regulation made under that Part that is set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule A is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 198.2 to 198.22 of the Act.

             (2)  The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order made under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 198.2 to 198.22 of the Act.

             (3)  The contravention of a term or condition of an operating licence or authorization that is issued, or of an approval or exemption that is granted, under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with section 198.2 to 198.22 of the Act.

Classification

        4. (1) The contravention of a provision that is set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule A is a Type A or Type B violation as set out in column 2 of that Part.

             (2)  The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order referred to in subsection 2(2) or of a term or condition referred to in subsection 2(3) is a Type B violation.

Penalties

        5. (1) The penalty for a violation with a total gravity value set out in column 1 of Schedule B is, in the case of a Type A violation, the corresponding amount set out in column 2 and, in the case of a Type B violation, the corresponding amount set out in column 3.

             (2)  The total gravity value in respect of a violation is to be established by

             (a)  considering each of the criteria in column 1 of the table in this section;

             (b)  ascribing to each criterion an appropriate gravity value as set out in column 2, having regard to the circumstances of the violation, with a lower gravity value representing a lower level of gravity and a higher gravity value representing a higher level of gravity; and

             (c)  adding the values obtained.

 


Item

 

Column 1
Criteria

Column 2
Gravity Value

1.

Whether the person who committed the violation was finally found or was considered to have committed a previous violation set out in a notice of violation issued by the board, the National Energy Board or the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board

0 to +2

2.

Whether the person derived any competitive or economic benefit from the violation

0 to +2

3.

Whether the person made reasonable efforts to mitigate or reverse the violation's effects

-2 to +2

4.

Whether there was negligence on the person's part

0 to +2

5.

Whether the person provided all reasonable assistance to the board with respect to the violation

-2 to +2

6.

Whether the person, after becoming aware of the violation, promptly reported it to the board

-2 to +2

7.

Whether the person has taken any steps to prevent a recurrence of the violation

-2 to +2

8.

For the Type B violations, whether the violation was primarily related to a reporting or record-keeping requirement

-2 to 0

9.

Whether the violation increased a risk of harm to people or the environment or a risk of waste

0 to +3

Service of documents

        6. (1) The service of a document that is authorized or required by section 198.7 or 198.15 of the Act is to be made

             (a)  if the person to be served is an individual, by

                      (i)  leaving a copy of it with that individual,

                     (ii)  leaving a copy of it with someone who appears to be an adult member of the same household at the individual's last known address or usual place of residence, or

                    (iii)  sending a copy of it by registered mail, courier, fax or other electronic means to the individual's last known address or usual place of residence; and

             (b)  if the person to be served is not an individual, by

                      (i)  leaving a copy of it at the person's head office or place of business with an officer or other individual who appears to manage or be in control of the head office or place of business,

                     (ii)  sending a copy of it by registered mail, courier or fax to the person's head office or place of business, or

                    (iii)  sending a copy of it by electronic means other than by fax to an officer or other individual referred to in subparagraph (i).

             (2)  A document that is not personally served is considered to be served

             (a)  in the case of a copy that is left with a person referred to in subparagraph (1)(a)(ii), on the day on which it is left with that person;

             (b)  in the case of a copy that is sent by registered mail or courier, on the 10th day after the date indicated on the receipt issued by the postal or courier service; and

             (c)  in the case of a copy sent by fax or other electronic means, on the day on which it is transmitted.


Schedule A

Violations

PART 1

CANADA-NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ATLANTIC ACCORD IMPLEMENTATION NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ACT

 


Item

Column 1
Provision

Column 2
Classification

1.

133

Type B

2.

135.1(3)

Type B

3.

135.2(2)

Type B

4.

135.2(5)

Type B

5.

156(1)

Type B

6.

156(2)

Type B

7.

156(3)

Type B

8.

158(1.1)

Type B

9.

158(3)

Type B

10.

167(1)

Type B

11.

168(1)

Type B

12.

177

Type B

13.

187

Type B

14.

189(9)

Type B

15.

189.2(1)

Type B

16.

190(1)(d)

Type B


PART 2

OFFSHORE AREA OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS REGULATIONS

 


Item

Column 1
Provision

Column 2
Classification

1.

4

Type B

2.

5

Type B

3.

6

Type B


PART 3

OFFSHORE PETROLEUM INSTALLATIONS NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATIONS

 


Item

Column 1
Provision

Column 2
Classification

1.

3(a)

Type B

2.

3(b)

Type B

3.

3(c)

Type B

4.

4(1)

Type B

5.

5(1)

Type B

6.

6

Type B

7.

7

Type B

8.

8(2)

Type B

9.

8(3)

Type B

10.

8(4)

Type B

11.

8(5)

Type B

12.

8(6)

Type B

13.

8(7)(a)

Type B

14.

8(7)(b)

Type B

15.

8(8)

Type B

16.

9(1)

Type B

17.

9(6)

Type B

18.

10(1)

Type B

19.

10(2)

Type B

20.

10(3)

Type B

21.

10(4)

Type B

22.

10(5)

Type B

23.

10(6)

Type B

24.

10(7)

Type B

25.

10(8)

Type B

26.

10(9)

Type B

27.

10(10)

Type B

28.

10(11)

Type B

29.

11(1)

Type B

30.

11(2)

Type B

31.

11(3)

Type B

32.

11(4)

Type B

33.

11(5)

Type B

34.

12(1)

Type B

35.

12(2)

Type B

36.

12(3)

Type B

37.

12(4)

Type B

38.

12(5)

Type B

39.

12(6)

Type B

40.

12(7)

Type B

41.

13(1)

Type B

42.

13(2)

Type B

43.

13(3)

Type B

44.

13(4)

Type B

45.

13(5)

Type B

46.

13(6)

Type B

47.

13(7)

Type B

48.

13(8)

Type B

49.

13(9)

Type B

50.

13(10)

Type B

51.

13(11)

Type B

52.

13(12)

Type B

53.

13(13)

Type B

54.

13(14)

Type B

55.

14(1)(a)

Type B

56.

14(1)(b)

Type B

57.

14(1)(c)

Type B

58.

14(1)(d)

Type B

59.

14(1)(e)

Type B

60.

14(1)(f)

Type B

61.

14(1)(g)

Type B

62.

14(2)

Type B

63.

14(3)

Type B

64.

14(4)

Type B

65.

15(1)

Type B

66.

15(2)

Type B

67.

16

Type B

68.

17(2)

Type B

69.

17(3)

Type B

70.

17(4)

Type B

71.

17(9)

Type B

72.

18(1)

Type B

73.

18(2)

Type B

74.

18(4)

Type B

75.

18(8)

Type B

76.

18(9)

Type B

77.

18(10)

Type B

78.

18(11)

Type B

79.

18(12)

Type B

80.

18(13)

Type B

81.

19(a)

Type B

82.

19(b)

Type B

83.

19(c)

Type B

84.

19(d)

Type B

85.

19(e)

Type B

86.

19(f)

Type B

87.

19(g)

Type B

88.

19(h)

Type B

89.

19(i)

Type B

90.

19(j)

Type B

91.

19(k)

Type B

92.

21

Type B

93.

22(1)(a)

Type B

94.

22(1)(b)

Type B

95.

22(1)(c)

Type B

96.

22(1)(d)

Type B

97.

22(1)(e)

Type B

98.

22(1)(f)

Type B

99.

22(2)

Type B

100.

22(3)

Type B

101.

22(4)

Type B

102.

22(5)

Type B

103.

22(6)

Type B

104.

23(2)(a)

Type B

105.

23(2)(b)

Type B

106.

23(2)(c)

Type B

107.

23(2)(d)

Type B

108.

23(2)(e)

Type B

109.

23(2)(f)

Type B

110.

23(2)(g)

Type B

111.

23(2)(h)

Type B

112.

23(2)(i)

Type B

113.

23(2)(j)

Type B

114.

23(2)(k)

Type B

115.

23(2)(l)

Type B

116.

23(2)(m)

Type B

117.

23(2)(n)

Type B

118.

23(2)(o)

Type B

119.

23(2)(p)

Type B

120.

23(2)(q)

Type B

121.

23(2)(r)

Type B

122.

23(2)(s)

Type B

123.

23(2)(t)

Type B

124.

23(2)(u)

Type B

125.

23(4)

Type B

126.

23(5)

Type B

127.

24(1)

Type B

128.

24(2)

Type B

129.

24(3)

Type B

130.

24(4)

Type B

131.

25(2)

Type B

132.

25(3)

Type B

133.

25(4)

Type B

134.

25(5)

Type B

135.

25(6)

Type B

136.

26(2)

Type B

137.

26(3)

Type B

138.

26(4)

Type B

139.

26(5)

Type B

140.

27(1)

Type B

141.

27(2)

Type B

142.

27(3)

Type B

143.

27(4)

Type B

144.

27(5)

Type B

145.

27(6)

Type B

146.

27(7)

Type B

147.

27(8)

Type B

148.

27(9)

Type B

149.

27(10)

Type B

150.

27(11)

Type B

151.

28(1)

Type B

152.

28(2)

Type B

153.

28(3)

Type B

154.

28(4)

Type B

155.

28(5)

Type B

156.

28(6)

Type B

157.

28(7)

Type B

158.

28(8)

Type B

159.

28(9)

Type B

160.

28(10)

Type B

161.

28(11)

Type B

162.

29(1)

Type B

163.

29(2)

Type B

164.

29(3)

Type B

165.

29(4)

Type B

166.

29(5)

Type B

167.

29(6)

Type B

168.

29(7)

Type B

169.

29(8)

Type B

170.

29(9)

Type B

171.

30(1)

Type B

172.

30(2)

Type B

173.

30(3)

Type B

174.

30(4)

Type B

175.

31(1)

Type B

176.

31(2)

Type B

177.

31(3)

Type B

178.

31(4)

Type B

179.

32(1)

Type B

180.

32(2)

Type B

181.

32(3)

Type B

182.

32(4)

Type B

183.

32(5)

Type B

184.

33(2)(c)

Type B

185.

34(1)

Type B

186.

34(2)

Type B

187.

34(3)

Type B

188.

35(1)

Type B

189.

35(2)

Type B

190.

35(3)

Type B

191.

35(4)

Type B

192.

35(5)

Type B

193.

36(1)

Type B

194.

36(2)

Type B

195.

36(3)

Type B

196.

36(4)

Type B

197.

36(5)

Type B

198.

36(6)

Type B

199.

36(7)

Type B

200.

43(8)

Type B

201.

48(3)

Type B

202.

49(1)

Type B

203.

49(2)

Type B

204.

49(3)

Type B

205.

49(4)

Type B

206.

49(5)

Type B

207.

49(6)

Type B

208.

51

Type B

209,

56(2)

Type B

210.

56(4)

Type B

211.

56(5)

Type B

212.

56(7)

Type B

213.

56(8)

Type B

214.

56(9)

Type B

215.

57(1)

Type B

216.

57(2)

Type B

217.

57(3)

Type B

218.

57(4)

Type B

219.

57(5)

Type B

220.

57(6)

Type B

221.

57(7)

Type B

222.

57(8)

Type B

223.

57(9)

Type B

224.

57(10)

Type B

225.

57(11)

Type B

226.

57(12)

Type B

227.

58(1)

Type B

228.

58(2)

Type B

229.

58(3)

Type B

230.

58(4)

Type B

231.

58(5)

Type B

232.

58(6)

Type B

233.

58(7)

Type B

234.

58(8)

Type B

235.

58(9)

Type B

236.

58(10)

Type B

237.

58(11)

Type B

238.

58(12)

Type B

239.

58(13)

Type B

240.

58(14)

Type B

241.

59(1)

Type B

242.

59(13)

Type B

243.

60(1)

Type B

244.

60(2)

Type B

245.

61(7)

Type B

246.

61(17)

Type B

247.

61(18)

Type B

248.

62(2)

Type B

249.

62(3)

Type B

250.

62(4)

Type B

251.

63(1)

Type B

252.

63(2)

Type B

253.

65

Type B

254.

66

Type B

255.

67(1)

Type B

256.

67(3)

Type B

257.

67(4)

Type B

258.

68

Type B

259.

69

Type A

260.

70(1)

Type B

261.

70(2)

Type B

262.

70(3)

Type B


PART 4

OFFSHORE AREA PETROLEUM GEOPHYSICAL OPERATIONS NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATIONS

 


Item

Column 1
Provision

Column 2
Classification

1.

6

Type B

2.

7

Type A

3.

8

Type B

4.

9

Type B

5.

10(a)

Type B

6.

10(b)

Type B

7.

10(c)

Type B

8.

11(a)

Type B

9.

11(b)

Type B

10.

11(c)

Type B

11.

11(d)

Type B

12.

11(e)

Type B

13.

11(f)

Type B

14.

12(1)

Type B

15.

12(2)(a)

Type B

16.

12(2)(b)

Type B

17.

12(2)(c)

Type B

18.

12(2)(d)

Type B

19.

12(2)(e)

Type B

20.

12(2)(f)

Type B

21.

12(3)

Type B

22.

12(4)

Type B

23.

13(a)

Type B

24.

13(b)

Type B

25.

13(c)

Type B

26.

13(d)

Type B

27.

13(e)

Type B

28.

13(f)

Type B

29.

13(g)

Type B

30.

14(a)

Type B

31.

14(b)

Type B

32.

14(c)

Type B

33.

15(a)

Type B

34.

15(b)

Type B

35.

16

Type B

36.

17

Type B

37.

18(a)

Type B

38.

18(b)

Type B

39.

18(c)

Type B

40.

18(d)

Type B

41.

19

Type B

42.

20(1)

Type B

43.

20(2)

Type B

44.

21(1)

Type B

45.

22(1)(a)

Type B

46.

22(1)(b)

Type B

47.

22(1)(c)

Type B

48.

22(1)(d)

Type B

49.

22(3)

Type B

50.

23

Type A

51.

24

Type A

52.

25(1)

Type A

53.

25(2)

Type A

54.

25(4)

Type A

55.

25(5)

Type A

56.

25(6)

Type A

57.

25(7)

Type A

58.

25(8)

Type A

59.

25(9)

Type A

60.

26(1)(a)

Type A

61.

26(1)(b)

Type A

62.

26(1)(c)

Type A

63.

26(1)(d)

Type A

64.

26(1)(e)

Type A

65.

26(1)(f)

Type A

66.

26(2)

Type B

67.

26(4)

Type B

68.

26(7)

Type B

69.

27

Type B

PART 5

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Item

Column 1
Provision

Column 2
Classification

1.

11(1)

Type B

2.

18(1)

Type B

3.

18(2)

Type B

4.

19

Type B

5.

20(a)

Type B

6.

20(b)

Type B

7.

20(c)

Type B

8.

20(d)

Type B

9.

20(e)

Type B

10.

20(f)

Type B

11.

20(g)

Type B

12.

20(h)

Type B

13.

20(i)

Type B

14.

20(j)

Type B

15.

20(k)

Type B

16.

20(l)

Type B

17.

20(m)

Type B

18.

21(1)

Type B

19.

21(2)

Type B

20.

22(1)

Type B

21.

22(2)

Type B

22.

23(a)

Type B

23.

23(b)

Type B

24.

24

Type B

25.

25(1)

Type B

26.

25(2)

Type B

27.

26(a)

Type B

28.

26(b)

Type B

29.

26(c)

Type B

30.

27(a)

Type B

31.

27(b)

Type B

32.

28(1)

Type B

33.

28(2)

Type B

34.

29(a)

Type B

35.

29(b)

Type B

36.

30(1)

Type B

37.

30(2)

Type B

38.

31

Type B

39.

32

Type B

40.

33(a)

Type B

41.

33(b)

Type B

42.

34(a)

Type B

43.

34(b)

Type B

44.

34(c)

Type B

45.

35(1)(a)

Type B

46.

35(1)(b)

Type B

47.

35(1)(c)

Type B

48.

35(2)

Type B

49.

35(3)

Type B

50.

36

Type B

51.

37(1)

Type B

52.

37(2)

Type B

53.

37(3)

Type B

54.

37(4)

Type B

55.

38

Type B

56.

39

Type B

57.

40

Type B

58.

41

Type B

59.

42

Type B

60.

43

Type B

61.

44

Type B

62.

46(a)

Type B

63.

46(b)

Type B

64.

46(c)

Type B

65.

47(1)(a)

Type B

66.

47(1)(b)

Type B

67.

47(1)(c)

Type B

68.

47(1)(d)

Type B

69.

47(1)(e)

Type B

70.

47(1)(f)

Type B

71.

47(1)(g)

Type B

72.

47(1)(h)

Type B

73.

47(1)(i)

Type B

74.

47(1)(j)

Type B

75.

47(2)(a)

Type B

76.

47(2)(b)

Type B

77.

48

Type B

78.

50

Type B

79.

51(1)(a)

Type B

80.

51(1)(b)

Type B

81.

52

Type B

82.

53(1)(a)

Type B

83.

53(1)(b)

Type B

84.

53(2)

Type B

85.

54(a)

Type B

86.

54(b)

Type B

87.

54(c)

Type B

88.

55

Type B

89.

56

Type B

90.

57

Type B

91.

58

Type B

92.

59

Type B

93.

60

Type B

94.

61(1)

Type B

95.

61(2)

Type B

96.

62(1)

Type B

97.

62(2)

Type B

98.

63(a)

Type B

99.

63(b)

Type B

100.

63(c)

Type B

101.

63(d)

Type B

102.

64(a)

Type B

103.

64(b)

Type A

104.

65

Type B

105.

66(a)

Type B

106.

66(b)

Type B

107.

66(c)

Type B

108.

67(1)

Type B

109.

67(3)

Type B

110.

68

Type B

111.

69

Type B

112.

70

Type B

113.

71(1)

Type B

114.

71(2)

Type B

115.

71(3)

Type B

116.

72(2)

Type B

117.

72(3)

Type B

118.

73(a)

Type B

119.

73(b)

Type B

120.

74(1)

Type B

121.

74(3)

Type B

122.

75

Type A

123.

76(1)

Type B

124.

77(1)(a)

Type B

125.

77(2)(a)

Type B

126.

77(2)(b)

Type B

127.

78(1)

Type A

128.

78(2)

Type A

129.

79(a)

Type A

130.

79(b)

Type A

131.

79(c)

Type A

132.

79(d)

Type A

133.

79(e)

Type A

134.

80(a)

Type B

135.

80(b)

Type B

136.

81

Type B

137.

82(a)

Type B

138.

82(b)

Type B

139.

83(a)

Type B

140.

83(b)

Type B

141.

84(2)

Type B

142.

84(3)

Type B

143.

85(a)

Type B

144.

85(b)

Type B

145.

85(c)

Type B

146.

86(1)

Type A

147.

86(2)

Type A

148.

87

Type A

149.

88(1)

Type A

150.

88(2)

Type A

151.

89

Type B

152.

90(1)

Type A

153.

90(2)

Type A

154.

91(1)

Type B

155.

91(2)

Type A

156.

92

Type A

Schedule B

PENALTIES

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

 

Type A Violation

Type B Violation


Item

Total Gravity Value


Individual

Any Other Person


Individual

Any Other Person

1.

-3 or less

$250

$1,000

$1,000

$4,000

2.

-2

$595

$2,375

$4,000

$16,000

3.

-1

$990

$3,750

$7,000

$28,000

4.

 0

$1,365

$5,025

$10,000

$40,000

5.

 1

$1,740

$6,300

$13,000

$52,000

6.

 2

$2,115

$7,575

$16,000

$64,000

7.

 3

$2,490

$8,850

$19,000

$76,000

8.

 4

$2,865

$10,125

$22,000

$88,000

9.

 5 or more

$3,000

$12,000

$25,000

$100,000