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Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 33 from 2002-12-31 to 2019-08-27:

Marginal note:Suspension of implementation of fundamental decision

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a fundamental decision shall not be implemented

    • (a) before the expiration of thirty days after receipt by both Ministers of a notice of the fundamental decision pursuant to subsection 32(1) and any further period during which the implementation of the decision is suspended pursuant to section 34 or during which, pursuant to section 35, the decision may be set aside, the setting aside may be overruled or a determination may be made by the National Energy Board; or

    • (b) if the decision has been conclusively set aside.

  • Marginal note:Exception where approval of both Ministers

    (2) A fundamental decision may be implemented before the expiration of the periods referred to in paragraph (1)(a) where the Board is advised, in writing, that both the Federal Minister and the Provincial Minister approve that decision.

  • Marginal note:Decision to be implemented on expiration of delays

    (3) Where, on the expiration of the periods referred to in paragraph (1)(a), a fundamental decision of the Board has not been conclusively set aside, that decision shall be implemented forthwith by the Board.

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