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The Water Resources Administration Act

C.C.S.M. c. W70

The Water Resources Administration Act

1 Definitions
(1) and (2) Repealed
(3) Scope of administration
(4) Responsibility of minister for works authorized or required by statute
2.1 Restricting and controlling access to floodway
3 Officers and employees
4 (1) Costs
(2) Expenditure of appropriations made for water control
5 Rights of minister with respect to water control works
5.1 (1) Operating guidelines for water control works
(2) Minister to have regard to operating guidelines
5.2 (1) Considerations in approving operating guidelines
(2) Included or other considerations
(3) Public consultation in guideline development
5.3 (1) Advisory committees
(2) Role of advisory committee
6 (1) Agreements with local authorities and other authorities
(2) Agreements with other governments
7 Provisions applicable to contracts respecting water control works, etc.
8 Public water control works in unorganized territory
9 (1) Acquisition of real property
(2) Acquisition of personal property
(3) Use of lands by local authority
10 (1) Disposal of property acquired for water control works
(2) Disposal of property under $500 in value
(3) "Trade-in" not a "sale"
(4) Sale of materials to local authorities
(5) Land dealt with under Crown Lands Act
11 (1) Closing or abandoning water control works
(2) Closing of works on Crown land
(3) Registration of order in council
(4) Disposal of land
(5) Effect of order in council
(6) Effect of vesting in owner in adjoining land
(7) Duties of district registrar re mortgage, etc.
12 Proceeds of sale of property
12.1 (1) Claims for artificial flood damage and economic loss
(2) Eligible property
(3) Eligible economic loss
(4) Exception to eligibility of certain property
(5) Exception to eligibility of certain economic claims
12.2 (1) Application for compensation
(2) Emergency Measures Organization determines claims
(3) Agreements with third parties
12.3 (1) No claimant contribution
(2) Compensation not conditional on repair or replacement
(3) Claimant's acts may affect compensation
(4) Local building restrictions may be considered
(5) Effect of compensation under other programs
12.4 (1) Appeals
(2) Appeal to Court of Appeal
(3) Application for leave to appeal
12.5 Government to provide compensation
12.6 No duplication of compensation claims and proceedings
12.7 (1) Report on occurrence of damage or loss due to artificial flooding
(2) Time when report is required
(3) Minister to share and publicize report
13 (1) Designation of provincial waterways
(2) Abandonment of provincial waterways
(3) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
14 (1) Government to have jurisdiction over provincial waterways
(2) Jurisdiction of abandoned provincial waterway
(3) Bridges over natural water channels
(4) Prohibition against placing materials, etc.
(5) Responsibility of person placing materials, etc., on provincial waterways
15 Construction, etc., of provincial waterway
16 (1) Prohibitions within designated reservoir areas
(2) Compliance with conditions
(3) Exception
(4) Permit
(5) Cancellation of permit
(6) Appeal to Municipal Board
(7) Removal of buildings, etc.
17 (1) Prohibitions within designated flood areas
(2) Further prohibitions
(3) Two-stage permit
(3.1) Two stages of permit
(3.2) Time to issue permit
(3.3) Exception to two-stage permit
(3.4) Minister may issue stop work order
(3.5) Warrant
(4) Cancellation of two-stage permit
(5) Application for variation
(6) Order for variation
(7) Appeal to Municipal Board
(8) Trial de novo
(9) Filing of order in land titles office
(10) Effect of non-compliance with floodproofing criteria
(10.1) Inspection re compliance with floodproofing criteria
(10.2) Caveat re non-compliance with floodproofing criteria
(11) Removal of caveat
(11.1) Inspectors
(12) Memorials on Certificates of Title
(13) Removal of buildings, etc.
18 (1) Evacuation order
(2) Compliance with order
(3) Exceptions
(4) Statutes and Regulations Act does not apply
(5) Right of entry
(6) Work related to dyking systems
19 (1) Power of minister as to contracts
(2) Duty to invite tenders
(3) Where lowest tender not accepted
(4) Execution of contracts
(5) Security for performance of contracts
(6) Contracts to inure to Her Majesty
20 Right of entry
21 Power of minister to require delivery of plans, etc.
22 Actions brought by Attorney-General
23 (1) Arbitration
(2) Where tender not accepted
(3) Security
(4) Appeal
(5) No arbitration where minister has power to decide
24 Certified copies of plans, etc.
25 (1) Authority to minister to delegate powers
(2) Limitations to be observed in exercising delegated powers
26 (1) Regulations
(2) Restrictions on designated reservoir area
(3) Other Acts
27 (1) Offence and penalty
(2) Continuing offence
28 (1) Injury to water control works
(2) Order for repair of damage
(3) Work done by minister
29 Offence and penalty