The present Regulations enforce the Territorial Lands Act (R.S. 1985, c. T-7) and the Federal Real Property and Federal Immovable Act (S.C. 1991, c. 50). In particular the Regulations lays down provisions relating to the administration and disposition of oil and gas belonging to Her Majesty in right of Canada under all lands forming part of Canada but not within any province. Section 3 establishes that these Regulations apply only to Canada lands that are under the control, management and administration of the Minister. For the purposes of these Regulations, Canada lands shall be divided into grid areas. The text consists of 126 sections divided into 2 Parts as follows: Licences, exploration agreements and permits (I); Option (II). Six Schedules are enclosed.
Implements: Territorial Lands Act (R.S. 1985, c. T-7). (2014-04-01)
Implements: Federal Real Property and Federal Immovables Act (S.C. 1991, c. 50). (2014-04-01)
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A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867, while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest international border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec.