R-13 - Watercourses Act

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84. The Minister or any person authorized by the Minister may, at any reasonable time, enter land, a building or a work to examine books, registers and records, or the premises, for the purposes of this Act or the regulations.
Any person who has the care, possession or control of such books, registers or records must make them available to the Minister or authorized person and facilitate their examination.
The Minister or authorized person may also, on that occasion,
(1)  install measuring apparatus;
(2)  conduct tests and take measurements;
(3)  make analyses;
(4)  record the state of a place or natural environment by means of photographs, videos or other sound or visual recording methods;
(5)  examine, record or copy a document or data, on any medium whatsoever; or
(6)  require that something be set in action, used or started, under the conditions specified by the Minister or, as applicable, the authorized person.
The person authorized by the Minister under the first paragraph must, if so requested, produce a certificate of authorization signed by the Minister. The person may not be prosecuted for acts done in good faith in the performance of the duties of office.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37; 1986, c. 95, s. 295; 1994, c. 17, s. 63; 1999, c. 36, s. 158; 2006, c. 3, s. 35; 2017, c. 42017, c. 4, s. 231.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks may, at any reasonable time, enter upon and pass over any property where any construction or work referred to in section 80 is located to investigate any matter relating to the construction or work, or to any change in the flow of water resulting from such construction or work.
Any person exercising the powers referred to in the first paragraph shall, on request, identify himself and produce a certificate of his capacity signed by the Minister.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37; 1986, c. 95, s. 295; 1994, c. 17, s. 63; 1999, c. 36, s. 158; 2006, c. 3, s. 35.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of the Environment may, at any reasonable time, enter upon and pass over any property where any construction or work referred to in section 80 is located to investigate any matter relating to the construction or work, or to any change in the flow of water resulting from such construction or work.
Any person exercising the powers referred to in the first paragraph shall, on request, identify himself and produce a certificate of his capacity signed by the Minister.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37; 1986, c. 95, s. 295; 1994, c. 17, s. 63; 1999, c. 36, s. 158.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of the Environment and Wildlife may, at any reasonable time, enter upon and pass over any property where any construction or work referred to in section 80 is located to investigate any matter relating to the construction or work, or to any change in the flow of water resulting from such construction or work.
Any person exercising the powers referred to in the first paragraph shall, on request, identify himself and produce a certificate of his capacity signed by the Minister.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37; 1986, c. 95, s. 295; 1994, c. 17, s. 63.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of the Environment may, at any reasonable time, enter upon and pass over any property where any construction or work referred to in section 80 is located to investigate any matter relating to the construction or work, or to any change in the flow of water resulting from such construction or work.
Any person exercising the powers referred to in the first paragraph shall, on request, identify himself and produce a certificate of his capacity signed by the Minister.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37; 1986, c. 95, s. 295.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of Environment may enter upon and pass over any private or public property to investigate any matter relating to the construction or upkeep of any work contemplated in section 80, or to any change in the flow of watercourses resulting from the existence of such a work.
1968, c. 34, s. 4; 1979, c. 49, s. 37.
84. Any person specially authorized in writing by the Minister of Natural Resources may enter upon and pass over any private or public property to investigate any matter relating to the construction or upkeep of any work contemplated in section 80, or to any change in the flow of watercourses resulting from the existence of such a work.
1968, c. 34, s. 4.