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Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 9 from 2014-12-31 to 2020-06-17:


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
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