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Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 13 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-30:

Marginal note:Deemed consultation between governments re Chairman

  •  (1) Consultation between the two governments with respect to the selection of the Chairman of the Board shall be deemed to commence

    • (a) six months prior to the expiration of the term of office of the incumbent Chairman, or

    • (b) where applicable, on the date of receipt by the Board of notice of the death, resignation or termination of appointment of the incumbent Chairman,

    whichever occurs earlier.

  • Marginal note:Where no agreement on Chairman

    (2) Where the two governments fail to agree on the appointment of the Chairman of the Board within three months after the commencement of consultation between the governments, the Chairman shall be selected pursuant to subsection (3) by a panel constituted in accordance with section 47, unless, at any time prior to the selection of the Chairman by the panel, the two governments agree on the appointment.

  • Marginal note:Selection of Chairman of Board within sixty days

    (3) The Chairman of the Board shall be selected, from among persons nominated by each government, by the panel within sixty days after the appointment of the chairman of the panel.

  • Marginal note:Decision of panel binding

    (4) The decision of the panel selecting a Chairman of the Board is final and binding on both governments.

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