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Statutes of Newfoundland 1996


CHAPTER 27

CHAPTER 27

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LANDS ACT

(Assented to December 19, 1996)

Analysis

1. S.2 Amdt.
Definitions

2. S.3 R&S
Lease of Crown land

3. S.6 Amdt.
Licence to occupy

4. S.41 Amdt.
Regulations

Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:


1991 c36 as amended

1. (1) Paragraph 2(c) of the Lands Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(c) "department" means the department presided over by the minister;

(2) Paragraph 2(g) of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

(g) "minister" means the minister appointed under the Executive Council Act to administer this Act;

2. Section 3 of the Act is repealed and the following substituted:

Lease of Crown land

3. The minister may issue a lease to a person of an area of Crown land for the period and upon those terms and conditions and subject to the payment of those rents, royalties or other charges that the minister may set out in the lease.

3. Subsections 6(1) and (2) of the Act are repealed and the following substituted:

Licence to occupy

6. (1) The minister may issue a licence for occupancy of an area of Crown land subject to those terms and conditions and subject to the payment of those fees, rentals and other charges that the minister may set out in the licence.

4. Paragraphs 41(a), (b), (c), (d) and (f) of the Act are repealed.

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