T-9 - Lands and Forests Act

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130. (Replaced).
R. S. 1964, c. 92, s. 133; 1986, c. 108, s. 237.
130. The Minister is empowered, whenever, in his opinion, a fire on private land threatens to become a calamity or to extend to Crown lands, to enter upon such land and to use all measures deemed necessary to extinguish the fire.
The Minister may claim from the owner or occupant of such private land a portion of the expenses incurred in suppressing such fire, equal to the difference between what the owner disbursed and what a prudent administrator would have spent in similar circumstances.
R. S. 1964, c. 92, s. 133.