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First Nations Oil and Gas and Moneys Management Act

Version of section 62 from 2022-12-15 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) governing the conduct of a vote under section 17 or 18, including

    • (i) the content of the question to be put to voters,

    • (ii) the information that must be provided to first nation members and other persons, respectively, before a vote and the periods during which it must be provided, and

    • (iii) the extent to which legal and financial advice must be provided or made available to first nation members before a vote;

  • (b) for the purposes of subsections 26(2) and 34(3),

    • (i) establishing a register for the registration of contracts,

    • (ii) providing for the transfer of existing contracts to that register from the Reserve Land Register maintained under section 21 of the Indian Act or, in the case of a first nation to which the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management Act applies, from the First Nation Lands Register, within the meaning of subsection 2(2) of that Act, and

    • (iii) respecting the effects of registering contracts in the register, including the priorities attached to registration;

  • (c) setting the minimal requirements of oil and gas laws made in relation to the protection of the environment, including by the incorporation by reference of provincial laws as amended from time to time;

  • (d) setting the minimal requirements of oil and gas laws made in relation to the conservation of oil and gas, including by the incorporation by reference of provincial laws as amended from time to time; and

  • (e) in the absence of an agreement with the government of a province referred to in section 43, establishing bodies, or designating existing bodies, to administer oil and gas laws that incorporate laws of the province.

  • 2005, c. 48, s. 62
  • 2022, c. 19, s. 130

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