Vol. 149, No. 28 — July 11, 2015

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

Statutory authority

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

Sponsoring departments

Department of Natural Resources and Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT

For the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement, see Canada Oil and Gas Operations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations.

PROPOSED REGULATORY TEXT

Notice is given that the Governor in Council, pursuant to section 207.01 (see footnote a) of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (see footnote b), proposes to make the annexed Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations.

Interested persons may make representations concerning the proposed Regulations within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice. All such representations must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, and the date of publication of this notice, and be addressed to Daniel Morin, Policy Analyst, Frontier Lands Management Division, Natural Resources Canada, 580 Booth Street, Ottawa, ON K1A 0E4 (tel.: 613-992-4217; email: daniel.morin@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca).

Ottawa, June 18, 2015

JURICA ČAPKUN
Assistant Clerk of the Privy Council

CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM ADMINISTRATIVE MONETARY PENALTIES REGULATIONS

INTERPRETATION

Definition of “Act”

1. In these Regulations, “Act” means the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act.

DESIGNATED PROVISIONS

Provisions of Act and regulations

2. (1) The contravention of a provision of Part III of the Act or of any regulations made under the Act that is set out in column 1 of Schedule 1 is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 207.01 to 207.93 of the Act.

Directions, requirements, decisions and orders

(2) The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order made under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 207.01 to 207.93 of the Act.

Terms and conditions

(3) The contravention of a term or condition of an operating licence or authorization that is issued, or of an approval or exemption that is granted, under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 207.01 to 207.93 of the Act.

CLASSIFICATION

Provisions

3. (1) The contravention of a provision that is set out in column 1 of Schedule 1 is classified as a Type A or Type B violation as set out in column 2 of that Schedule.

Directions, requirements, decisions, orders, terms and conditions

(2) The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order referred to in subsection 2(2) or of a term or condition referred to in subsection 2(3) is a Type B violation.

PENALTIES

Penalty

4. (1) The penalty for a violation with a total gravity value set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 is, in the case of a Type A violation that is committed by an individual or a person other than an individual, the corresponding applicable amount set out in column 2 and, in the case of a Type B violation that is committed by an individual or a person other than an individual, the corresponding applicable amount set out in column 3.

Determination of total gravity value

(2) The total gravity value in respect of a violation is to be established by

TABLE

Item Column 1

Criteria
Column 2

Gravity Value
1. Whether the person who committed the violation was finally found or considered to have committed a previous violation set out in a notice of violation issued by the Board, the National Energy Board or the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board 0 to +2
2. Whether the person derived any competitive or economic benefit from the violation 0 to +2
3. Whether the person made reasonable efforts to mitigate or reverse the violation’s effects -2 to +2
4. Whether there was negligence on the person’s part 0 to +2
5. Whether the person provided all reasonable assistance to the Board with respect to the violation -2 to +2
6. Whether the person, after becoming aware of the violation, promptly reported it to the Board -2 to +2
7. Whether the person has taken any steps to prevent a recurrence of the violation -2 to +2
8. For Type B violations, whether the violation was primarily related to a reporting or record-keeping requirement -2 to 0
9. Whether the violation increased a risk of harm to people or the environment or a risk of waste 0 to +3

SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS

Manner of service

5. (1) The service of a document that is required or authorized under section 207.06 or 207.5 of the Act is to be made

Deemed service

(2) A document that is not personally served is considered to be served

COMING INTO FORCE

S.C. 2015, c. 4

6. These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 102 of the Energy Safety and Security Act comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.

SCHEDULE 1
(Subsections 2(1) and 3(1))

VIOLATIONS

PART 1
CANADA-NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM RESOURCES ACCORD IMPLEMENTATION ACT
Item Column 1

Provision
Column 2

Classification
1. 140 Type B
2. 140.1 Type B
3. 143.1(3) Type B
4. 143.2(2) Type B
5. 143.2(5) Type B
6. 166(1) Type B
7. 166(2) Type B
8. 166(3) Type B
9. 168(1.1) Type B
10. 168(3) Type B
11. 176(1) Type B
12. 177(1) Type B
13. 186 Type B
14. 196 Type B
15. 198(9) Type B
16. 198.2(1) Type B
17. 199(1)(d) Type B
PART 2
NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE AREA PETROLEUM GEOPHYSICAL OPERATIONS REGULATIONS
Item Column 1

Provision
Column 2

Classification
1. 6 Type B
2. 7 Type A
3. 8 Type B
4. 9 Type B
5. 10(a) Type B
6. 10(b) Type B
7. 10(c) Type B
8. 11(a) Type B
9. 11(b) Type B
10. 11(c) Type B
11. 11(d) Type B
12. 11(e) Type B
13. 11(f) Type B
14. 12(1) Type B
15. 12(2)(a) Type B
16. 12(2)(b) Type B
17. 12(2)(c) Type B
18. 12(2)(d) Type B
19. 12(2)(e) Type B
20. 12(2)(f) Type B
21. 12(3) Type B
22. 12(4) Type B
23. 13(a) Type B
24. 13(b) Type B
25. 13(c) Type B
26. 13(d) Type B
27. 13(e) Type B
28. 13(f) Type B
29. 13(g) Type B
30. 14(a) Type B
31. 14(b) Type B
32. 14(c) Type B
33. 15(a) Type B
34. 15(b) Type B
35. 16 Type B
36. 17 Type B
37. 18(a) Type B
38. 18(b) Type B
39. 18(c) Type B
40. 18(d) Type B
41. 19 Type B
42. 20(1) Type B
43. 20(2) Type B
44. 21(1) Type B
45. 22(1)(a) Type B
46. 22(1)(b) Type B
47. 22(1)(c) Type B
48. 22(1)(d) Type B
49. 22(3) Type B
50. 23 Type A
51. 24 Type A
52. 25(1) Type A
53. 25(2) Type A
54. 25(4) Type A
55. 25(5) Type A
56. 25(6) Type A
57. 25(7) Type A
58. 25(8) Type B
59. 25(9) Type A
60. 26(1)(a) Type A
61. 26(1)(b) Type A
62. 26(1)(c) Type A
63. 26(1)(d) Type A
64. 26(1)(e) Type A
65. 26(1)(f) Type A
66. 26(2) Type B
67. 26(4) Type B
68. 26(7) Type B
69. 27 Type B
PART 3
NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM INSTALLATIONS REGULATIONS
Item Column 1

Provision
Column 2

Classification
1. 3(a) Type B
2. 3(b) Type B
3. 3(c) Type B
4. 4(1) Type B
5. 5(1) Type B
6. 6 Type B
7. 7 Type B
8. 8(2) Type B
9. 8(3) Type B
10. 8(4) Type B
11. 8(5) Type B
12. 8(6) Type B
13. 8(7)(a) Type B
14. 8(7)(b) Type B
15. 8(8) Type B
16. 9(1) Type B
17. 9(6) Type B
18. 10(1) Type B
19. 10(2) Type B
20. 10(3) Type B
21. 10(4) Type B
22. 10(5) Type B
23. 10(6) Type B
24. 10(7) Type B
25. 10(8) Type B
26. 10(9) Type B
27. 10(10) Type B
28. 10(11) Type B
29. 11(1) Type B
30. 11(2) Type B
31. 11(3) Type B
32. 11(4) Type B
33. 11(5) Type B
34. 12(1) Type B
35. 12(2) Type B
36. 12(3) Type B
37. 12(4) Type B
38. 12(5) Type B
39. 12(6) Type B
40. 12(7) Type B
41. 13(1) Type B
42. 13(2) Type B
43. 13(3) Type B
44. 13(4) Type B
45. 13(5) Type B
46. 13(6) Type B
47. 13(7) Type B
48. 13(8) Type B
49. 13(9) Type B
50. 13(10) Type B
51. 13(11) Type B
52. 13(12) Type B
53. 13(13) Type B
54. 13(14) Type B
55. 14(1)(a) Type B
56. 14(1)(b) Type B
57. 14(1)(c) Type B
58. 14(1)(d) Type B
59. 14(1)(e) Type B
60. 14(1)(f) Type B
61. 14(1)(g) Type B
62. 14(2) Type B
63. 14(3) Type B
64. 14(4) Type B
65. 15(1) Type B
66. 15(2) Type B
67. 16 Type B
68. 17(2) Type B
69. 17(3) Type B
70. 17(4) Type B
71. 17(9) Type B
72. 18(1) Type B
73. 18(2) Type B
74. 18(4) Type B
75. 18(8) Type B
76. 18(9) Type B
77. 18(10) Type B
78. 18(11) Type B
79. 18(12) Type B
80. 18(13) Type B
81. 19(a) Type B
82. 19(b) Type B
83. 19(c) Type B
84. 19(d) Type B
85. 19(e) Type B
86. 19(f) Type B
87. 19(g) Type B
88. 19(h) Type B
89. 19(i) Type B
90. 19(j) Type B
91. 19(k) Type B
92. 21 Type B
93. 22(1)(a) Type B
94. 22(1)(b) Type B
95. 22(1)(c) Type B
96. 22(1)(d) Type B
97. 22(1)(e) Type B
98. 22(1)(f) Type B
99. 22(2) Type B
100. 22(3) Type B
101. 22(4) Type B
102. 22(5) Type B
103. 22(6) Type B
104. 23(2)(a) Type B
105. 23(2)(b) Type B
106. 23(2)(c) Type B
107. 23(2)(d) Type B
108. 23(2)(e) Type B
109. 23(2)(f) Type B
110. 23(2)(g) Type B
111. 23(2)(h) Type B
112. 23(2)(i) Type B
113. 23(2)(j) Type B
114. 23(2)(k) Type B
115. 23(2)(l) Type B
116. 23(2)(m) Type B
117. 23(2)(n) Type B
118. 23(2)(o) Type B
119. 23(2)(p) Type B
120. 23(2)(q) Type B
121. 23(2)(r) Type B
122. 23(2)(s) Type B
123. 23(2)(t) Type B
124. 23(2)(u) Type B
125. 23(4) Type B
126. 23(5) Type B
127. 24(1) Type B
128. 24(2) Type B
129. 24(3) Type B
130. 24(4) Type B
131. 25(2) Type B
132. 25(3) Type B
133. 25(4) Type B
134. 25(5) Type B
135. 25(6) Type B
136. 26(2) Type B
137. 26(3) Type B
138. 26(4) Type B
139. 26(5) Type B
140. 27(1) Type B
141. 27(2) Type B
142. 27(3) Type B
143. 27(4) Type B
144. 27(5) Type B
145. 27(6) Type B
146. 27(7) Type B
147. 27(8) Type B
148. 27(9) Type B
149. 27(10) Type B
150. 27(11) Type B
151. 28(1) Type B
152. 28(2) Type B
153. 28(3) Type B
154. 28(4) Type B
155. 28(5) Type B
156. 28(6) Type B
157. 28(7) Type B
158. 28(8) Type B
159. 28(9) Type B
160. 28(10) Type B
161. 28(11) Type B
162. 29(1) Type B
163. 29(2) Type B
164. 29(3) Type B
165. 29(4) Type B
166. 29(5) Type B
167. 29(6) Type B
168. 29(7) Type B
169. 29(8) Type B
170. 29(9) Type B
171. 30(1) Type B
172. 30(2) Type B
173. 30(3) Type B
174. 30(4) Type B
175. 31(1) Type B
176. 31(2) Type B
177. 31(3) Type B
178. 31(4) Type B
179. 32(1) Type B
180. 32(2) Type B
181. 32(3) Type B
182. 32(4) Type B
183. 32(5) Type B
184. 33(2)(c) Type B
185. 34(1) Type B
186. 34(2) Type B
187. 34(3) Type B
188. 35(1) Type B
189. 35(2) Type B
190. 35(3) Type B
191. 35(4) Type B
192. 35(5) Type B
193. 36(1) Type B
194. 36(2) Type B
195. 36(3) Type B
196. 36(4) Type B
197. 36(5) Type B
198. 36(6) Type B
199. 36(7) Type B
200. 43(8) Type B
201. 48(3) Type B
202. 49(1) Type B
203. 49(2) Type B
204. 49(3) Type B
205. 49(4) Type B
206. 49(5) Type B
207. 49(6) Type B
208. 51 Type B
209. 56(2) Type B
210. 56(4) Type B
211. 56(5) Type B
212. 56(7) Type B
213. 56(8) Type B
214. 56(9) Type B
215. 57(1) Type B
216. 57(2) Type B
217. 57(3) Type B
218. 57(4) Type B
219. 57(5) Type B
220. 57(6) Type B
221. 57(7) Type B
222. 57(8) Type B
223. 57(9) Type B
224. 57(10) Type B
225. 57(11) Type B
226. 57(12) Type B
227. 58(1) Type B
228. 58(2) Type B
229. 58(3) Type B
230. 58(4) Type B
231. 58(5) Type B
232. 58(6) Type B
233. 58(7) Type B
234. 58(8) Type B
235. 58(9) Type B
236. 58(10) Type B
237. 58(11) Type B
238. 58(12) Type B
239. 58(13) Type B
240. 58(14) Type B
241. 59(1) Type B
242. 59(13) Type B
243. 60(1) Type B
244. 60(2) Type B
245. 61(7) Type B
246. 61(17) Type B
247. 61(18) Type B
248. 62(2) Type B
249. 62(3) Type B
250. 62(4) Type B
251. 63(1) Type B
252. 63(2) Type B
253. 65 Type B
254. 66 Type B
255. 67(1) Type B
256. 67(3) Type B
257. 67(4) Type B
258. 68 Type B
259. 69 Type A
260. 70(1) Type B
261. 70(2) Type B
262. 70(3) Type B
PART 4
NOVA SCOTIA OFFSHORE PETROLEUM DRILLING AND PRODUCTION REGULATIONS
Item Column 1

Provision
Column 2

Classification
1. 10(1) Type B
2. 17(1) Type B
3. 17(2) Type B
4. 18 Type B
5. 19(a) Type B
6. 19(b) Type B
7. 19(c) Type B
8. 19(d) Type B
9. 19(e) Type B
10. 19(f) Type B
11. 19(g) Type B
12. 19(h) Type B
13. 19(i) Type B
14. 19(j) Type B
15. 19(k) Type B
16. 19(l) Type B
17. 19(m) Type B
18. 20(1) Type B
19. 20(2) Type B
20. 21(1) Type B
21. 21(2) Type B
22. 22(a) Type B
23. 22(b) Type B
24. 23 Type B
25. 24(1) Type B
26. 24(2) Type B
27. 25(a) Type B
28. 25(b) Type B
29. 25(c) Type B
30. 26(a) Type B
31. 26(b) Type B
32. 27(1) Type B
33. 27(2) Type B
34. 28(a) Type B
35. 28(b) Type B
36. 29(1) Type B
37. 29(2) Type B
38. 30 Type B
39. 31 Type B
40. 32(a) Type B
41. 32(b) Type B
42. 33(a) Type B
43. 33(b) Type B
44. 33(c) Type B
45. 34(1)(a) Type B
46. 34(1)(b) Type B
47. 34(1)(c) Type B
48. 34(2) Type B
49. 34(3) Type B
50. 35 Type B
51. 36(1) Type B
52. 36(2) Type B
53. 36(3) Type B
54. 36(4) Type B
55. 37 Type B
56. 38 Type B
57. 39 Type B
58. 40 Type B
59. 41 Type B
60. 42 Type B
61. 43 Type B
62. 45(a) Type B
63. 45(b) Type B
64. 45(c) Type B
65. 46(1)(a) Type B
66. 46(1)(b) Type B
67. 46(1)(c) Type B
68. 46(1)(d) Type B
69. 46(1)(e) Type B
70. 46(1)(f) Type B
71. 46(1)(g) Type B
72. 46(1)(h) Type B
73. 46(1)(i) Type B
74. 46(1)(j) Type B
75. 46(2)(a) Type B
76. 46(2)(b) Type B
77. 47 Type B
78. 49 Type B
79. 50(1)(a) Type B
80. 50(1)(b) Type B
81. 51 Type B
82. 52(1)(a) Type B
83. 52(1)(b) Type B
84. 52(2) Type B
85. 53(a) Type B
86. 53(b) Type B
87. 53(c) Type B
88. 54 Type B
89. 55 Type B
90. 56 Type B
91. 57 Type B
92. 58 Type B
93. 59 Type B
94. 60(1) Type B
95. 60(2) Type B
96. 61(1) Type B
97. 61(2) Type B
98. 62(a) Type B
99. 62(b) Type B
100. 62(c) Type B
101. 62(d) Type B
102. 63(a) Type B
103. 63(b) Type A
104. 64 Type B
105. 65(a) Type B
106. 65(b) Type B
107. 65(c) Type B
108. 66(1) Type B
109. 66(3) Type B
110. 67 Type B
111. 68 Type B
112. 69 Type B
113. 70(1) Type B
114. 70(2) Type B
115. 70(3) Type B
116. 71(2) Type B
117. 71(3) Type B
118. 72(a) Type B
119. 72(b) Type B
120. 73(1) Type B
121. 73(3) Type B
122. 74 Type A
123. 75(1) Type B
124. 75(3) Type B
125. 76(1)(a) Type B
126. 76(2)(a) Type B
127. 76(2)(b) Type B
128. 77(1) Type B
129. 77(2) Type B
130. 78(a) Type A
131. 78(b) Type A
132. 78(c) Type A
133. 78(d) Type A
134. 78(e) Type A
135. 79(a) Type B
136. 79(b) Type B
137. 80 Type B
138. 81(a) Type B
139. 81(b) Type B
140. 82(a) Type B
141. 82(b) Type B
142. 83(2) Type B
143. 83(3) Type B
144. 84(a) Type B
145. 84(b) Type B
146. 84(c) Type B
147. 85(1) Type A
148. 85(2) Type A
149. 86 Type B
150. 87(1) Type A
151. 87(2) Type A
152. 88 Type B
153. 89(1) Type B
154. 89(2) Type B
155. 90(1) Type B
156. 90(2) Type A
157. 91 Type A

SCHEDULE 2
(Subsection 4(1))

PENALTIES

Item Column 1 Column 2

Column 3

Type A Violation

Type B Violation

Total Gravity Value Individual Any Other Person Individual Any Other Person
1. -3 or less $250 $1,000 $1,000 $4,000
2. -2 $595 $2,375 $4,000 $16,000
3. -1 $990 $3,750 $7,000 $28,000
4. 0 $1,365 $5,025 $10,000 $40,000
5. 1 $1,740 $6,300 $13,000 $52,000
6. 2 $2,115 $7,575 $16,000 $64,000
7. 3 $2,490 $8,850 $19,000 $76,000
8. 4 $2,865 $10,125 $22,000 $88,000
9. 5 or more $3,000 $12,000 $25,000 $100,000

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