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PETROLEUM (OFFSHORE) ACT 1982 - SECT 109

Removal of property etc by Minister

109 Removal of property etc by Minister

Where a permit, licence or pipeline licence has been wholly determined, partly determined, wholly cancelled or partly cancelled or has expired, or a lease has been wholly determined, partly determined or wholly cancelled or has expired, and a direction under section 108 has not been complied with, or an arrangement under that section has not been carried out, in relation to the relinquished area:

(a) the Minister may do all or any of the things required by the direction or arrangement to be done, and
(b) if any property brought into that area by any person engaged or concerned in the operations authorized by the permit, lease, licence or pipeline licence has not been removed in accordance with the direction or arrangement, the Minister may, by instrument published in the Gazette, direct that the owner or owners of that property shall remove it from that area, or dispose of it to the satisfaction of the Minister, within the period specified in the instrument and shall serve a copy of the instrument on each person whom the Minister believes to be an owner of that property or any part of that property.



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