Marginal note:Confirmation or abandonment of intention
(a) confirm the intention, in the manner provided in section 14,
(i) if no objection is filed with him under section 9 within the period of thirty days referred to in that section,
(ii) if an objection has been filed with him under section 9 within the period of thirty days referred to in that section, after receiving and considering the report of a hearing officer appointed to conduct a public hearing with respect thereto, or
(iii) whether or not an objection has been filed with him under section 9, if a statement to the effect described in subsection 10(11) has been included in the notice of intention; or
(b) abandon the intention.
(2) Where, on the expiration of one hundred and twenty days after the day the notice was given, the Minister has not confirmed the intention in the manner provided in section 14, the Minister shall be deemed to have abandoned the intention.
Marginal note:Where more limited interest only required
(3) Whenever, at the time of confirming an intention to expropriate an interest in land, the Minister is of the opinion that a more limited interest only is required by the Crown for a public work or other public purpose, the Minister may confirm the intention to expropriate the more limited interest, in which case the Minister shall be deemed to have abandoned the intention to expropriate the remainder of the interest.
- R.S., c. 16(1st Supp.), s. 9
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