Title 73 - Water and Irrigation - Chapter 22 - Utah Geothermal Resource Conservation Act - Section 9 - Rights to geothermal resources.


Published: 2019-05-14

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Effective 5/14/2019 17C-1-103 Limitations on applicability of title -- Amendment of previously adopted project area plan. (1) Except where expressly provided, nothing in this title may be construed to:

(a) impose a requirement or obligation on an agency, with respect to a project area plan adopted or an agency action taken, that was not imposed by the law in effect at the time the project area plan was adopted or the action taken;

(b) prohibit an agency from taking an action that: (i) was allowed by the law in effect immediately before an applicable amendment to this title; (ii) is permitted or required under the project area plan adopted before the amendment; and (iii) is not explicitly prohibited under this title;

(c) revive any right to challenge any action of the agency that had already expired; or (d) require a project area plan to contain a provision that was not required by the law in effect at

the time the project area plan was adopted. (2)

(a) A project area plan adopted before an amendment to this title becomes effective may be amended as provided in this title.

(b) Unless explicitly prohibited by this title, an amendment under Subsection (2)(a) may include a provision that is allowed under this title but that was not required or allowed by the law in effect before the applicable amendment.

(3) Except as expressly provided in this title, this title applies to all project areas, regardless of when the project area was created.

Amended by Chapter 480, 2019 General Session