Surface Rights Acquisition and Compensation Act (R.S.S. 1978, c. S-65). | Land Portal

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The present Act lays down provisions relating to the acquisition of surface rights to land and the determination and payment of compensation. In particular, the purposes of the Act are: a) to provide for a comprehensive procedure for acquiring surface rights; b) to provide for the payment of just and equitable compensation for the acquisition of surface rights; c) to provide for the maintenance and reclamation of the surface of land acquired in connection with surface rights acquired under this Act. The present Act consists of 95 sections divided into 9 Parts as follows: Purpose and application of Act (I); Board of Arbitration (II); Mediation Officer (III); Acquisition of surface rights for well sites, roadways, battery sites and power lines (IV); Acquisition of surface rights for flow lines and service lines (V); Abandonment, surrender and restoration (VI); Liability for tortuous Acts (VII); Functions and duties of mediation officer (VIII); Appeal (IX).

Implemented by: Surface Rights Acquisition and Compensation Regulations (R.R.S. c. S-65 Reg. 1). (1982)

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