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International Boundary Commission Act

Version of section 2 from 2012-03-16 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


boundary means the international boundary between Canada and the United States as determined and marked by the Commission; (frontière)

boundary monument

boundary monument means a buoy, post, tablet, cairn or other object or structure placed, erected or maintained by the Commission to mark the boundary and includes a reference monument, triangulation station or other marker or structure placed, erected or maintained by the Commission to assist in determining the boundary; (borne frontière)


Commission means the International Boundary Commission established pursuant to the treaty of 1908; (Commission)

Surveyor General

Surveyor General has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Lands Surveys Act; (arpenteur général)

treaty of 1908

treaty of 1908 means the treaty between His Majesty King Edward VII and the United States respecting the demarcation of the international boundary between the United States and Canada signed at Washington on April 11, 1908; (traité de 1908)


work means any ditch, earthwork, building or structure of any description or any lines of telephone, telegraph or power, including posts, piers or abutments for sustaining or protecting the wires or cables of those lines. (ouvrage)

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-16, s. 2
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1743

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