Resources and Technical Surveys Act
R.S.C., 1985, c. R-7
An Act respecting resources and technical surveys
Marginal note:Short title
- R.S., c. R-7, s. 1.
2. In this Act,
« ministère »
“Department” means the Department of Natural Resources;
« ministre »
(a) with respect to technical surveys relating to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of the Environment extend by law, and any powers, duties and functions under this Act that relate to any such matter, means the Minister of the Environment,
(b) with respect to technical surveys relating to any matter to which the powers, duties and functions of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans extend by law, and any powers, duties and functions under this Act that relate to any such matter, means the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and
(c) with respect to other technical surveys and all other powers, duties and functions under this Act, the Minister of Natural Resources;
« levés »
“technical surveys” means geological, geophysical, geochemical, geographical, geodetic, topographical, hydrographic, hydrogeological, geotechnical, oceanographic, meteorological and other similar surveys.
- R.S., 1985, c. R-7, s. 2;
- 1994, c. 41, s. 33.
POWERS, DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE MINISTER
Marginal note:Duties of the Minister
3. The Minister shall
(a) collect and publish statistics of the mineral exploration, development and production and of the mining and metallurgical industries of Canada, and such data regarding the economic minerals of Canada as relate to the processes and activities connected with their utilization, and collect and preserve records of mines and mining works in Canada;
(b) make detailed investigations of mining camps and areas containing economic minerals or deposits of other economic substances, for the purpose of determining the mode of occurrence and the extent and character of the ore-bodies and deposits of the economic minerals or other economic substances;
(c) make a full and scientific examination and survey of the geological structure and mineralogy of Canada;
(d) make the chemical, mechanical, metallurgical and other researches and investigations that are necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes and provisions of this Act and particularly to aid the mining and metallurgical industry of Canada;
(e) collect and prepare for exhibition such specimens of the different ores and associated rocks and minerals of Canada and other materials as are necessary to afford a knowledge of the geology and mineralogy and the mining and metallurgical resources and industries of Canada; and
(f) prepare and publish the maps, plans, sections, diagrams, drawings, documents and data that are necessary to illustrate and elucidate any reports of investigations and surveys made pursuant to this Act.
- R.S., 1985, c. R-7, s. 3;
- 1994, c. 41, s. 34.
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