107. (1) The Minister, or a person authorized by him, may at any time enter upon a permit area or lease area and
(a) inspect all wells, technical records, plants and equipment;
(b) take samples and particulars; and
(c) carry out tests or examinations not detrimental to the operations of the permittee or lessee for determining the production of oil or gas that may be reasonable or proper.
(2) The permittee or lessee shall give the Minister or person authorized by him such assistance as may be necessary.
108. (1) Where a permittee fails to make a deposit required by section 40, the Chief shall, unless he is required to give notice to the permittee by subsection 38(3), give written notice to the permittee informing him that if he does not make the deposit required by section 40 within 90 days of the date of the notice his permit will be deemed to be cancelled without further notice.
(2) Where a permittee does not make a deposit in accordance with a notice given pursuant to subsection (1), his permit shall forthwith be deemed to be cancelled.
(3) Where a lessee does not pay the rental required by these Regulations within 30 days after the date on which the rental is to be paid, the Minister shall give written notice to the lessee specifying the default and unless the default is remedied within 30 days of the date of the notice, the lease may be cancelled by the Minister.
(4) Where a licensee, permittee or lessee violates any provision of these Regulations, other than those referred to in subsection (1) or (2), the Minister may give written notice to the licensee, permittee or lessee and unless the licensee, permittee or lessee remedies or prepares to remedy the violation, to the satisfaction of the Minister, within 90 days from the date of the notice the Minister may cancel the licence, permit or oil and gas lease.
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110. For the purposes of sections 38 and 108, written notice shall be deemed to be given by the Chief or Minister, as the case may be, to a licensee, permittee or lessee when the notice is sent by registered mail to the licensee, permittee or lessee or his agent at his address on record with the Department.
111. (1) In this section, “prior permit” means a permit that was issued under the Territorial Oil and Gas Regulations prior to and was subsisting on September 23, 1957.
(2) A prior permit shall continue in effect until the holder of the permit completes and files with the Chief a request in the form set out in Schedule III.
(3) The Territorial Oil and Gas Regulations as they existed on September 23, 1957, continue to apply in respect of prior permits.
(4) Upon the completion and filing of a request in the form set out in Schedule III, these Regulations shall, except as provided in section 112, apply to a prior permit.
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