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Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

Version of section 220 from 2014-12-31 to 2024-05-01:


Marginal note:Jurisdiction of courts

  •  (1) Every court in the Province has jurisdiction in respect of matters arising in the offshore area under this Part or Division VI of Part II or under any laws made applicable by this Part or that Division to the offshore area, to the same extent as the court has jurisdiction in respect of matters arising within its ordinary territorial division.

  • Marginal note:Presumption

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the offshore area shall be deemed to be within the territorial limits of Halifax District.

  • Marginal note:Saving

    (3) Nothing in this section limits the jurisdiction that a court may exercise apart from this section.

  • Definition of court

    (4) In this section, court includes a judge thereof and any provincial court judge or justice.

  • 1988, c. 28, s. 220
  • 2014, c. 13, s. 89

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