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The Water Power Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. W60

The Water Power Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
WATER RESOURCES BRANCH
2 Administration of Act.
3 Annual report.
APPLICATION OF ACT
4 Application of Act.
WATER POWERS
5 Water powers vested in Crown.
6 Essential lands also remain Crown property.
(2) Ratification by Legislature of certain leases.
(3) Lands in national park or forest reserve.
(4) Disposal of small areas to be submerged.
(5) Rentals, etc.
7 Authority for disposal of lands, etc.
8 Expropriation of lands by Crown.
9 Taking of private lands by applicants.
(2) Application.
(3) Exception.
10 Cancellation of entries, leases, etc., in certain cases.
(2) Compensation.
(3) Complete cancellation.
(4) Partial compensation.
(5) Fixing of compensation.
11 Joint development of water powers.
INVESTIGATION OF WATER POWERS
12 Surveys, measurements, etc.
(2) Records and plans.
(3) Minister to have access to works, books, plans, etc.
(4) Agreements with Canada.
13 Powers of director.
POWERS OF
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL
14 Regulations.
(2) Publication of order, etc., in Gazette.
(3) Appointment of director and staff.
BOUNDARY WATERS
15 Board for control of inter-provincial boundary waters.
(2) Expenses of board.
(3) Representative on board.
(4) Power of board.
GENERAL
16 Court to make rules.
(2) Publication.
(3) Rules to be part of Act.
(4) Costs.
17 Water Rights Act not affected.