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Revised Statutes of Newfoundland 1990


CHAPTER T-8

AN ACT RESPECTING THE TRANSFER TO THE CROWN IN RIGHT OF CANADA OF THE ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL OF LANDS BELONGING TO HER MAJESTY IN RIGHT OF THE PROVINCE

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1. Short title

2. Transfer to the Crown in right of Canada


Short title

1. This Act may be cited as the Transfer of Lands of the Crown Act.

RSN1970 c3 s1

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Transfer to the Crown in right of Canada

2. (1) The Lieutenant-Governor in Council may by order transfer, either forever or for a lesser term, to the Crown in right of Canada, the administration and control of the entire or a lesser interest of the Crown in right of the province in lands, including lands to which the Crown Lands Act applies, and the transfer may be made subject to the conditions, restrictions or limitations that the Lieutenant-Governor in council considers advisable.

(2) Where the lands that may be transferred under subsection (1) contain not more than 50 hectares, the Minister of Environment and Lands may, by order, transfer those lands, forever or for a lesser term, to the Crown in right of Canada, subject to the conditions, restrictions or limitations that the minister considers advisable and for the purposes of this section the order is considered to have the effect of an order of the Lieutenant-Governor in Council.

RSN1970 c3 s2; 1979 c44 s5; 1980 c24 s2;
1988 c43 Sch A

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