Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

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Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

SOR/2016-19CANADA–NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ATLANTIC ACCORD IMPLEMENTATION ACT
Registration 2016-02-19
Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations
P.C. 2016-67 2016-02-19Whereas, pursuant to subsection 7(1)Footnote a of the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation ActFootnote b, the Minister of Natural Resources has consulted the Provincial Minister with respect to the proposed Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations and the Provincial Minister has approved the making of those Regulations;

Return to footnote aS.C. 2015, c. 4, s. 38
Return to footnote bS.C. 1987, c. 3; S.C. 2014, c. 13, s. 3

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Natural Resources, pursuant to subsection 202.01(1)Footnote c of the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations.
Return to footnote cS.C. 2015, c. 4, s. 66Definition

Definition of Act
1 In these Regulations, Act means the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act.

Designated Provisions

Marginal note:Provisions of Act and regulations

2 (1) The contravention of a provision of Part III of the Act or of a regulation made under that Part that is set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule 1 is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 202.01 to 202.93 of the Act.

Marginal note:Directions, requirements, decisions and orders

(2) The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order made under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 202.01 to 202.93 of the Act.

Marginal note:Terms and conditions

(3) The contravention of a term or condition of an operating licence or authorization that is issued, or of an approval or exemption that is granted, under Part III of the Act is designated as a violation that may be proceeded with in accordance with sections 202.01 to 202.93 of the Act.

Classification

Marginal note:Provisions

3 (1) The contravention of a provision that is set out in column 1 of a Part of Schedule 1 is a Type A or Type B violation as set out in column 2 of that Part.

Marginal note:Directions, requirements, decisions, orders, terms and conditions

(2) The contravention of a direction, requirement, decision or order referred to in subsection 2(2) or of a term or condition referred to in subsection 2(3) is a Type B violation.

Penalties

Marginal note:Penalty

4 (1) The penalty for a violation with a total gravity value set out in column 1 of Schedule 2 is, in the case of a Type A violation, the corresponding amount set out in column 2 and, in the case of a Type B violation, the corresponding amount set out in column 3.

Marginal note:Determination of total gravity value

(2) The total gravity value in respect of a violation is to be established by

(a) considering each of the criteria in column 1 of the table to this section;
(b) ascribing to each criterion an appropriate gravity value as set out in column 2, having regard to the circumstances of the violation (with a lower gravity value representing a lower level of gravity and a higher gravity value representing a higher level of gravity); and
(c) adding the values obtained.

TABLE

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Criteria
Gravity Value

1
Whether the person who committed the violation was finally found or was considered to have committed a previous violation set out in a notice of violation issued by the Board, the National Energy Board or the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board
0 to +2

2
Whether the person derived any competitive or economic benefit from the violation
0 to +2

3
Whether the person made reasonable efforts to mitigate or reverse the violation’s effects
-2 to +2

4
Whether there was negligence on the person’s part
0 to +2

5
Whether the person provided all reasonable assistance to the Board with respect to the violation
-2 to +2

6
Whether the person, after becoming aware of the violation, promptly reported it to the Board
-2 to +2

7
Whether the person has taken any steps to prevent a recurrence of the violation
-2 to +2

8
For Type B violations, whether the violation was primarily related to a reporting or record-keeping requirement
-2 to 0

9
Whether the violation increased a risk of harm to people or the environment or a risk of waste
0 to +3

Service of Documents

Marginal note:Manner of service

5 (1) The service of a document that is authorized or required by section 202.06 or 202.5 of the Act is to be made

(a) if the person to be served is an individual, by

(i) leaving a copy of it with that individual,
(ii) leaving a copy of it with someone who appears to be an adult member of the same household at the individual’s last known address or usual place of residence, or
(iii) sending a copy of it by registered mail, courier, fax or other electronic means to the individual’s last known address or usual place of residence; and

(b) if the person to be served is not an individual, by

(i) leaving a copy of it at the person’s head office or place of business with an officer or other individual who appears to manage or be in control of the head office or place of business,
(ii) sending a copy of it by registered mail, courier or fax to the person’s head office or place of business, or
(iii) sending a copy of it by electronic means other than by fax to an officer or other individual referred to in subparagraph (i).

Marginal note:Deemed service

(2) A document that is not personally served is considered to be served

(a) in the case of a copy that is left with a person referred to in subparagraph (1)(a)(ii), on the day on which it is left with that person;
(b) in the case of a copy that is sent by registered mail or courier, on the 10th day after the date indicated in the receipt issued by the postal or courier service; and
(c) in the case of a copy sent by fax or other electronic means, on the day on which it is transmitted.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:S.C. 2015, c. 4

Footnote *6 These Regulations come into force on the day on which section 66 of the Energy Safety and Security Act comes into force, but if they are registered after that day, they come into force on the day on which they are registered.
Return to footnote *[Note: Regulations in force February 27, 2016.]

SCHEDULE 1(Subsections 2(1) and 3(1))Violations

PART 1
Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Provision
Classification

1
137
Type B

2
139.1(3)
Type B

3
139.2(2)
Type B

4
139.2(5)
Type B

5
161(1)
Type B

6
161(2)
Type B

7
161(3)
Type B

8
163(1.1)
Type B

9
163(3)
Type B

10
171(1)
Type B

11
172(1)
Type B

12
181
Type B

13
191
Type B

14
193(9)
Type B

15
193.2(1)
Type B

16
194(1)(d)
Type B

PART 2
Newfoundland Offshore Area Oil and Gas Operations Regulations

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Provision
Classification

1
4
Type B

2
5
Type B

3
6
Type B

PART 3
Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Provision
Classification

1
3(a)
Type B

2
3(b)
Type B

3
3(c)
Type B

4
4(1)
Type B

5
5(1)
Type B

6
6
Type B

7
7
Type B

8
8(2)
Type B

9
8(3)
Type B

10
8(4)
Type B

11
8(5)
Type B

12
8(6)
Type B

13
8(7)(a)
Type B

14
8(7)(b)
Type B

15
8(8)
Type B

16
9(1)
Type B

17
9(6)
Type B

18
10(1)
Type B

19
10(2)
Type B

20
10(3)
Type B

21
10(4)
Type B

22
10(5)
Type B

23
10(6)
Type B

24
10(7)
Type B

25
10(8)
Type B

26
10(9)
Type B

27
10(10)
Type B

28
10(11)
Type B

29
11(1)
Type B

30
11(2)
Type B

31
11(3)
Type B

32
11(4)
Type B

33
11(5)
Type B

34
12(1)
Type B

35
12(2)
Type B

36
12(3)
Type B

37
12(4)
Type B

38
12(5)
Type B

39
12(6)
Type B

40
12(7)
Type B

41
13(1)
Type B

42
13(2)
Type B

43
13(3)
Type B

44
13(4)
Type B

45
13(5)
Type B

46
13(6)
Type B

47
13(7)
Type B

48
13(8)
Type B

49
13(9)
Type B

50
13(10)
Type B

51
13(11)
Type B

52
13(12)
Type B

53
13(13)
Type B

54
13(14)
Type B

55
14(1)(a)
Type B

56
14(1)(b)
Type B

57
14(1)(c)
Type B

58
14(1)(d)
Type B

59
14(1)(e)
Type B

60
14(1)(f)
Type B

61
14(1)(g)
Type B

62
14(2)
Type B

63
14(3)
Type B

64
14(4)
Type B

65
15(1)
Type B

66
15(2)
Type B

67
16
Type B

68
17(2)
Type B

69
17(3)
Type B

70
17(4)
Type B

71
17(9)
Type B

72
18(1)
Type B

73
18(2)
Type B

74
18(4)
Type B

75
18(8)
Type B

76
18(9)
Type B

77
18(10)
Type B

78
18(11)
Type B

79
18(12)
Type B

80
18(13)
Type B

81
19(a)
Type B

82
19(b)
Type B

83
19(c)
Type B

84
19(d)
Type B

85
19(e)
Type B

86
19(f)
Type B

87
19(g)
Type B

88
19(h)
Type B

89
19(i)
Type B

90
19(j)
Type B

91
19(k)
Type B

92
21
Type B

93
22(1)(a)
Type B

94
22(1)(b)
Type B

95
22(1)(c)
Type B

96
22(1)(d)
Type B

97
22(1)(e)
Type B

98
22(1)(f)
Type B

99
22(2)
Type B

100
22(3)
Type B

101
22(4)
Type B

102
22(5)
Type B

103
22(6)
Type B

104
23(2)(a)
Type B

105
23(2)(b)
Type B

106
23(2)(c)
Type B

107
23(2)(d)
Type B

108
23(2)(e)
Type B

109
23(2)(f)
Type B

110
23(2)(g)
Type B

111
23(2)(h)
Type B

112
23(2)(i)
Type B

113
23(2)(j)
Type B

114
23(2)(k)
Type B

115
23(2)(l)
Type B

116
23(2)(m)
Type B

117
23(2)(n)
Type B

118
23(2)(o)
Type B

119
23(2)(p)
Type B

120
23(2)(q)
Type B

121
23(2)(r)
Type B

122
23(2)(s)
Type B

123
23(2)(t)
Type B

124
23(2)(u)
Type B

125
23(4)
Type B

126
23(5)
Type B

127
24(1)
Type B

128
24(2)
Type B

129
24(3)
Type B

130
24(4)
Type B

131
25(2)
Type B

132
25(3)
Type B

133
25(4)
Type B

134
25(5)
Type B

135
25(6)
Type B

136
26(2)
Type B

137
26(3)
Type B

138
26(4)
Type B

139
26(5)
Type B

140
27(1)
Type B

141
27(2)
Type B

142
27(3)
Type B

143
27(4)
Type B

144
27(5)
Type B

145
27(6)
Type B

146
27(7)
Type B

147
27(8)
Type B

148
27(9)
Type B

149
27(10)
Type B

150
27(11)
Type B

151
28(1)
Type B

152
28(2)
Type B

153
28(3)
Type B

154
28(4)
Type B

155
28(5)
Type B

156
28(6)
Type B

157
28(7)
Type B

158
28(8)
Type B

159
28(9)
Type B

160
28(10)
Type B

161
28(11)
Type B

162
29(1)
Type B

163
29(2)
Type B

164
29(3)
Type B

165
29(4)
Type B

166
29(5)
Type B

167
29(6)
Type B

168
29(7)
Type B

169
29(8)
Type B

170
29(9)
Type B

171
30(1)
Type B

172
30(2)
Type B

173
30(3)
Type B

174
30(4)
Type B

175
31(1)
Type B

176
31(2)
Type B

177
31(3)
Type B

178
31(4)
Type B

179
32(1)
Type B

180
32(2)
Type B

181
32(3)
Type B

182
32(4)
Type B

183
32(5)
Type B

184
33(2)(c)
Type B

185
34(1)
Type B

186
34(2)
Type B

187
34(3)
Type B

188
35(1)
Type B

189
35(2)
Type B

190
35(3)
Type B

191
35(4)
Type B

192
35(5)
Type B

193
36(1)
Type B

194
36(2)
Type B

195
36(3)
Type B

196
36(4)
Type B

197
36(5)
Type B

198
36(6)
Type B

199
36(7)
Type B

200
43(8)
Type B

201
48(3)
Type B

202
49(1)
Type B

203
49(2)
Type B

204
49(3)
Type B

205
49(4)
Type B

206
49(5)
Type B

207
49(6)
Type B

208
51
Type B

209
56(2)
Type B

210
56(4)
Type B

211
56(5)
Type B

212
56(7)
Type B

213
56(8)
Type B

214
56(9)
Type B

215
57(1)
Type B

216
57(2)
Type B

217
57(3)
Type B

218
57(4)
Type B

219
57(5)
Type B

220
57(6)
Type B

221
57(7)
Type B

222
57(8)
Type B

223
57(9)
Type B

224
57(10)
Type B

225
57(11)
Type B

226
57(12)
Type B

227
58(1)
Type B

228
58(2)
Type B

229
58(3)
Type B

230
58(4)
Type B

231
58(5)
Type B

232
58(6)
Type B

233
58(7)
Type B

234
58(8)
Type B

235
58(9)
Type B

236
58(10)
Type B

237
58(11)
Type B

238
58(12)
Type B

239
58(13)
Type B

240
58(14)
Type B

241
59(1)
Type B

242
59(13)
Type B

243
60(1)
Type B

244
60(2)
Type B

245
61(7)
Type B

246
61(17)
Type B

247
61(18)
Type B

248
62(2)
Type B

249
62(3)
Type B

250
62(4)
Type B

251
63(1)
Type B

252
63(2)
Type B

253
65
Type B

254
66
Type B

255
67(1)
Type B

256
67(3)
Type B

257
67(4)
Type B

258
68
Type B

259
69
Type A

260
70(1)
Type B

261
70(2)
Type B

262
70(3)
Type B

PART 4
Newfoundland Offshore Area Petroleum Geophysical Operations Regulations

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Provision
Classification

1
6
Type B

2
7
Type A

3
8
Type B

4
9
Type B

5
10(a)
Type B

6
10(b)
Type B

7
10(c)
Type B

8
11(a)
Type B

9
11(b)
Type B

10
11(c)
Type B

11
11(d)
Type B

12
11(e)
Type B

13
11(f)
Type B

14
12(1)
Type B

15
12(2)(a)
Type B

16
12(2)(b)
Type B

17
12(2)(c)
Type B

18
12(2)(d)
Type B

19
12(2)(e)
Type B

20
12(2)(f)
Type B

21
12(3)
Type B

22
12(4)
Type B

23
13(a)
Type B

24
13(b)
Type B

25
13(c)
Type B

26
13(d)
Type B

27
13(e)
Type B

28
13(f)
Type B

29
13(g)
Type B

30
14(a)
Type B

31
14(b)
Type B

32
14(c)
Type B

33
15(a)
Type B

34
15(b)
Type B

35
16
Type B

36
17
Type B

37
18(a)
Type B

38
18(b)
Type B

39
18(c)
Type B

40
18(d)
Type B

41
19
Type B

42
20(1)
Type B

43
20(2)
Type B

44
21(1)
Type B

45
22(1)(a)
Type B

46
22(1)(b)
Type B

47
22(1)(c)
Type B

48
22(1)(d)
Type B

49
22(3)
Type B

50
23
Type A

51
24
Type A

52
25(1)
Type A

53
25(2)
Type A

54
25(4)
Type A

55
25(5)
Type A

56
25(6)
Type A

57
25(7)
Type A

58
25(8)
Type A

59
25(9)
Type A

60
26(1)(a)
Type A

61
26(1)(b)
Type A

62
26(1)(c)
Type A

63
26(1)(d)
Type A

64
26(1)(e)
Type A

65
26(1)(f)
Type A

66
26(2)
Type B

67
26(4)
Type B

68
26(7)
Type B

69
27
Type B

PART 5
Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Drilling and Production Regulations

Item
Column 1
Column 2

Provision
Classification

1
10(1)
Type B

2
17(1)
Type B

3
17(2)
Type B

4
18
Type B

5
19(a)
Type B

6
19(b)
Type B

7
19(c)
Type B

8
19(d)
Type B

9
19(e)
Type B

10
19(f)
Type B

11
19(g)
Type B

12
19(h)
Type B

13
19(i)
Type B

14
19(j)
Type B

15
19(k)
Type B

16
19(l)
Type B

17
19(m)
Type B

18
20(1)
Type B

19
20(2)
Type B

20
21(1)
Type B

21
21(2)
Type B

22
22(a)
Type B

23
22(b)
Type B

24
23
Type B

25
24(1)
Type B

26
24(2)
Type B

27
25(a)
Type B

28
25(b)
Type B

29
25(c)
Type B

30
26(a)
Type B

31
26(b)
Type B

32
27(1)
Type B

33
27(2)
Type B

34
28(a)
Type B

35
28(b)
Type B

36
29(1)
Type B

37
29(2)
Type B

38
30
Type B

39
31
Type B

40
32(a)
Type B

41
32(b)
Type B

42
33(a)
Type B

43
33(b)
Type B

44
33(c)
Type B

45
34(1)(a)
Type B

46
34(1)(b)
Type B

47
34(1)(c)
Type B

48
34(2)
Type B

49
34(3)
Type B

50
35
Type B

51
36(1)
Type B

52
36(2)
Type B

53
36(3)
Type B

54
36(4)
Type B

55
37
Type B

56
38
Type B

57
39
Type B

58
40
Type B

59
41
Type B

60
42
Type B

61
43
Type B

62
45(a)
Type B

63
45(b)
Type B

64
45(c)
Type B

65
46(1)(a)
Type B

66
46(1)(b)
Type B

67
46(1)(c)
Type B

68
46(1)(d)
Type B

69
46(1)(e)
Type B

70
46(1)(f)
Type B

71
46(1)(g)
Type B

72
46(1)(h)
Type B

73
46(1)(i)
Type B

74
46(1)(j)
Type B

75
46(2)(a)
Type B

76
46(2)(b)
Type B

77
47
Type B

78
49
Type B

79
50(1)(a)
Type B

80
50(1)(b)
Type B

81
51
Type B

82
52(1)(a)
Type B

83
52(1)(b)
Type B

84
52(2)
Type B

85
53(a)
Type B

86
53(b)
Type B

87
53(c)
Type B

88
54
Type B

89
55
Type B

90
56
Type B

91
57
Type B

92
58
Type B

93
59
Type B

94
60(1)
Type B

95
60(2)
Type B

96
61(1)
Type B

97
61(2)
Type B

98
62(a)
Type B

99
62(b)
Type B

100
62(c)
Type B

101
62(d)
Type B

102
63(a)
Type B

103
63(b)
Type A

104
64
Type B

105
65(a)
Type B

106
65(b)
Type B

107
65(c)
Type B

108
66(1)
Type B

109
66(3)
Type B

110
67
Type B

111
68
Type B

112
69
Type B

113
70(1)
Type B

114
70(2)
Type B

115
70(3)
Type B

116
71(2)
Type B

117
71(3)
Type B

118
72(a)
Type B

119
72(b)
Type B

120
73(1)
Type B

121
73(3)
Type B

122
74
Type A

123
75(1)
Type B

124
76(1)(a)
Type B

125
76(2)(a)
Type B

126
76(2)(b)
Type B

127
77(1)
Type A

128
77(2)
Type A

129
78(a)
Type A

130
78(b)
Type A

131
78(c)
Type A

132
78(d)
Type A

133
78(e)
Type A

134
79(a)
Type B

135
79(b)
Type B

136
80
Type B

137
81(a)
Type B

138
81(b)
Type B

139
82(a)
Type B

140
82(b)
Type B

141
83(2)
Type B

142
83(3)
Type B

143
84(a)
Type B

144
84(b)
Type B

145
84(c)
Type B

146
85(1)
Type A

147
85(2)
Type A

148
86
Type A

149
87(1)
Type A

150
87(2)
Type A

151
88
Type B

152
89(1)
Type A

153
89(2)
Type A

154
90(1)
Type B

155
90(2)
Type A

156
91
Type A

SCHEDULE 2(Subsection 4(1))

Penalties

Item
Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Total Gravity Value
Type A Violation
Type B Violation

Individual
Any Other Person
Individual
Any Other Person

1
-3 or less
$250
$1,000
$1,000
$4,000

2
-2
$595
$2,375
$4,000
$16,000

3
-1
$990
$3,750
$7,000
$28,000

4
0
$1,365
$5,025
$10,000
$40,000

5
1
$1,740
$6,300
$13,000
$52,000

6
2
$2,115
$7,575
$16,000
$64,000

7
3
$2,490
$8,850
$19,000
$76,000

8
4
$2,865
$10,125
$22,000
$88,000

9
5 or more
$3,000
$12,000
$25,000
$100,000