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Section 324.61706

NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1994


324.61706 Effective date of order; finding.

Sec. 61706.

An order of the supervisor providing for unit operations shall not be declared or become effective until the supervisor makes a finding, either in the order providing for unit operations or in a supplemental order as provided in section 61707, that the plan for unit operations has been approved in writing in 1 of the following ways:

(a) By those persons who under the supervisor's order will be required to pay at least 51% of the costs of unit operation, and also by those persons who under the supervisor's order will be entitled to at least 51% of the production from the unit area or the proceeds of that production that will be credited to interests that are free of cost, including, but not limited to, royalties, overriding royalties, and production payments.

(b) By those persons who under the supervisor's order will be entitled to at least 75% of all production from the unit area or the proceeds of that production, provided that among those persons there must be persons who under the supervisor's order will be entitled to at least 50% of the production from the unit area or the proceeds of that production that will be credited to interests that are free of cost, including, but not limited to, royalties, overriding royalties, and production payments.

(c) By those persons who under the supervisor's order will be entitled to at least 65% of all production from the unit area or the proceeds of that production.


History: Add. 1995, Act 57, Imd. Eff. May 24, 1995 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 316, Imd. Eff. Nov. 3, 2016
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA


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