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Volume 49, No. 20
B.C. Reg. 274/2006
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
October 24, 2006

B.C. Reg. 274/2006, deposited October 12, 2006, pursuant to the MINERAL TENURE ACT [Sections 26 and 65 (2) (d) (v)]. Order in Council 715/2006, approved and ordered October 12, 2006.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Mineral Tenure Act Regulation, B.C. Reg. 529/2004, is amended as follows:

1 The following section is added:

Disposition of Crown granted 2 post claim

3.1 (1) If a Crown granted 2 post claim has reverted, escheated or been surrendered to the Crown, or is otherwise acquired by the Crown, the chief gold commissioner may make the mineral rights formerly held under the Crown granted 2 post claim available for selection under section 4 by advertising in the Gazette the following information:

(a) that mineral rights formerly held under a Crown granted 2 post claim are available for selection;

(b) the date on which the mineral rights will be available.

(2) If

(a) the chief gold commissioner makes an advertisement under subsection (1), and

(b) a person holds, on the date on which the mineral rights will be available, a registered cell claim over the land formerly subject to the Crown granted 2 post claim,

the person holding the registered cell claim acquires the mineral rights that are available for selection. , and

2 Section 8 (6) is amended by striking out "done in the current anniversary year" and substituting "registered under this section".

— R. NEUFELD, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources; G. CAMPBELL, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.


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