NSCA Considers First-Ever Ministerial Order Vesting a Mining Company with Title to Private Land

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The following Canadian Appeals Monitor post by Dina Awad may be of interest to readers of this blog:

NSCA Considers First-Ever Ministerial Order Vesting a Mining Company with Title to Private Land

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal recently addressed what the government must do to ensure a fair process takes place before making an order transferring private land to a mining company. In Higgins v Nova Scotia (Attorney General), 2013 NSCA 106, the Court considered the first vesting order made by the Minister of Natural Resources (the Minister) pursuant to the Mineral Resources Act, SNS 1990, c 18 (MRA) in Nova Scotia. Read more.

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