107. The following parts of a watercourse or land shall be excluded from any concession and reserved to the State:
(1) any part of a watercourse with a natural force of 110 kilowatts or more, from 15 March 1928;
(2) any strip of land 20 metres in width on each side of the watercourse, from 24 May 1937;
(3) any additional area considered to be necessary by the Government for the development and utilization of waterpower, until 24 October 1988, and, from that date, any additional area considered to be necessary by the Minister for the same purposes. In any such case, compensation shall be paid to the grantee.
Notwithstanding the first paragraph, the Minister may authorize the grantee, subject to certain conditions, to mine mineral substances on the reserved land.
1987, c. 64, s. 107; 1999, c. 40, s. 178.