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Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1987, c. 3)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-01-01. Previous Versions

Condition Precedent for Certain Regulations

Marginal note:Provincial Minister’s approval

  •  (1) Before a regulation is made under subsection 5(1), section 29.1, subsection 41(7), section 64, subsection 67(2), section 118, subsection 122(1), 125(1), 149(1), 162(2.3), 163(1.02) or 202.01(1) or section 203, the Federal Minister shall consult the Provincial Minister with respect to the proposed regulation and the regulation shall not be made without the Provincial Minister’s approval.

  • Marginal note:Approval of Provincial minister

    (2) Before a regulation is made under subsection 205.001(3) or (4) or 205.124(1), the Federal Minister shall consult the minister of the government of the Province who is responsible for occupational health and safety with respect to the proposed regulation and no regulation shall be so made without the approval of that minister.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 7
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 5
  • 2015, c. 4, ss. 38, 117

Application

Marginal note:Application

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 8
  • 1992, c. 35, s. 45

PART IJoint Management

Establishment of Board

Marginal note:Jointly established Board

  •  (1) There is established by the joint operation of this Act and the Provincial Act a board to be known as the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board.

  • Marginal note:Change of name

    (1.1) The name of the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board is changed to Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board is deemed to have been established under subsection (1).

  • Marginal note:References

    (1.2) A reference in any contract, document, instrument, proclamation, by-law or order in council to the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board is, unless the context otherwise requires, to be read as a reference to the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.

  • Marginal note:Treated as Provincial entity

    (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the Board shall for all purposes be treated as having been established by or under a law of the Province.

  • Marginal note:Powers of corporation

    (3) The Board has the legal powers and capacities of a corporation incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act, including those set out in section 21 of the Interpretation Act.

  • Marginal note:Dissolution of Board

    (4) The Board may be dissolved only by the joint operation of an Act of Parliament and an Act of the Legislature of the Province.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 9
  • 1992, c. 35, s. 46
  • 1994, c. 24, s. 34(F)
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 6

Marginal note:Board consisting of seven members

  •  (1) The Board shall consist of seven members.

  • Marginal note:Federal and Provincial appointees

    (2) Three members of the Board are to be appointed by the Federal Government, three by the Provincial Government and the Chairperson of the Board is to be appointed by both the Federal Government and the Provincial Government.

  • Marginal note:Vice-chairpersons

    (3) One or two members of the Board may be designated to be vice-chairpersons of the Board if they are so designated by both the Federal Government and the Provincial Government.

  • Marginal note:Designation by both governments

    (4) The designation of a vice-chairperson of the Board pursuant to subsection (3) is effective after both governments have each made the designation.

  • Marginal note:Alternate members

    (5) Each government may appoint one alternate member to act as a member of the Board in the absence of any of the members of the Board appointed by that government.

  • Marginal note:Joint appointees

    (6) Notwithstanding subsection (2) or (5), any member or alternate member of the Board may be appointed by both the Federal Government and the Provincial Government.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 10
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 52(E)

Marginal note:Qualifications

  •  (1) No member of the Board shall, during the term of office of that member on the Board, be employed in the Public Service of Canada or be a civil servant in the Province.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (2) In this section,

    civil servant

    civil servant has the same meaning as in the Provincial Act; (fonctionnaire)

    Public Service of Canada

    Public Service of Canada has the meaning given the expression public service in the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act, and includes any portion of the federal public administration designated by order in council pursuant to this subsection and for the purposes of subsection (1) as part of the Public Service of Canada. (administration fédérale)

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 11
  • 2003, c. 22, s. 117(E)
  • 2017, c. 9, s. 55

Marginal note:Deemed consultation between governments re Chairperson

  •  (1) Consultation between the two governments with respect to the selection of the Chairperson of the Board shall be deemed to commence

    • (a) six months prior to the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent Chairperson, or

    • (b) where applicable, on the date of receipt by the Board of notice of the death, resignation or termination of appointment of the incumbent Chairperson,

    whichever occurs earlier.

  • Marginal note:Where no agreement on Chairperson

    (2) Where the two governments fail to agree on the appointment of the Chairperson of the Board within three months after the commencement of consultation between the governments, the Chairperson shall be selected by a panel, consisting of three members and constituted in accordance with this section, unless, at any time prior to the selection of the Chairperson by the panel, the two governments agree on the appointment.

  • Marginal note:Appointment of members of panel

    (3) One member of the panel shall be appointed by each government within thirty days after the expiration of the three months referred to in subsection (2).

  • Marginal note:Chairperson of panel

    (4) The chairperson of the panel shall be appointed

    • (a) jointly by the two members of the panel appointed pursuant to subsection (3) within thirty days after the later of the two appointments made pursuant to that subsection; or

    • (b) if the two members of the panel fail to agree on the appointment of the chairperson of the panel within the 30-day period referred to in paragraph (a), by the Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador within 30 days after the expiration of that period.

  • Marginal note:Selection of Chairperson of Board within 60 days

    (5) The Chairperson of the Board shall be selected by the panel within 60 days after the appointment of the chairperson of the panel.

  • Marginal note:Decision of panel binding

    (6) The decision of the panel selecting a Chairperson of the Board is final and binding on both governments.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 12
  • 2014, c. 13, ss. 7, 52(E)

Marginal note:Salaries of joint appointees

  •  (1) Subject to section 15, the salary and other terms and conditions of the appointment of the Chairperson of the Board or any other member or alternate member appointed by both governments, including the effective date of the appointment, shall be fixed by an order of the Federal Government and an order of the Provincial Government after agreement has been reached by both governments on the salary and other terms and conditions.

  • Marginal note:Salaries of separate appointees

    (2) The salary and other terms and conditions of the appointment of any member appointed by either the Federal Government or the Provincial Government shall be agreed on by both governments.

  • 1987, c. 3, s. 13
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 52(E)
 
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