9. Petroleum declared to be property of the Crown

    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any Act, or in any grant, lease, or other instrument of title, whether made or issued before or after the commencement of this Act, all petroleum on or below the surface of all land within this State, whether alienated in fee simple or not so alienated from the Crown, is and shall be deemed always to have been the property of the Crown.

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