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BILL NO. 49

                                        Private Member's Bill

                 
                                                               
              3rd Session, 56th General Assembly
                         Nova Scotia
                    44 Elizabeth II, 1995

                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                  An Act to Amend Chapter 3
         of the Acts of 1987, the Canada-Nova Scotia
             Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord
               Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act



                 
                                                               
                                                               
                        John G. Leefe
                            Queens


                 
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                        
                 
                                                               
                           Halifax
          Printed by Queen's Printer for Nova Scotia
                               
                               
                       Explanatory Note


         This Bill extends the moratorium on exploration or drilling for or the production,
conservation, processing or transportation of petroleum in the area of Georges Bank from
January 1, 2000, to January 1, 2010.




                   An Act to Amend Chapter 3
          of the Acts of 1987, the Canada-Nova Scotia
              Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord
                Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act



         Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

         1  Section 134A of Chapter 3 of the Acts of 1987, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore
Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation (Nova Scotia) Act, as enacted by Chapter 56 of the
Acts of 1988, is amended by striking out "2000" wherever it appears and substituting in each
case "2010".


         2  (1) Subsection 134B(1) of Chapter 3, as enacted by Chapter 56, is amended by
striking out "1998" in the last line and substituting "2008".

            (2) Subsection 134B(5) of Chapter 3, as enacted by Chapter 56, is amended by
striking out "1999" in the last line and substituting "2009".


         3  This Act comes into force on such day as the Governor in Council orders and
declares by proclamation.