55. Letters patent issued before 1 July 1984 under the Colonization Land Sales Act (chapter T-8) and those for which the authority of the Minister has been substituted for that of the Minister of Energy and Resources under section 55 of the said Act are hereby declared valid.
The conditions relating to the cutting of timber which are entered in the letters patent are deemed to have never existed.
In no case may the letters patent be cancelled except by reason of fraud or to be replaced in accordance with section 44.
The letters patent have effect in favour of their beneficiaries from the date of the grant.
This section applies to pending cases.
1982, c. 13, s. 55; 1987, c. 84, s. 32.