Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
Marginal note:Nominations by other aboriginal groups
15 (1) In any case where the Gwich’in Agreement or Sahtu Agreement provides a right of representation, in respect of a decision of a board, to aboriginal persons who are party to an agreement with Her Majesty in right of Canada for the settlement of a claim to lands in the Northwest Territories adjacent to the Mackenzie Valley, those aboriginal persons may nominate a person for appointment as a special member of the board.
Marginal note:Nominations by Ministers
(2) Where a nomination is made pursuant to subsection (1), the federal and territorial Ministers may nominate another person for appointment as a special member of the board for the purpose of maintaining the proportion, under any other provision of this Act, of members appointed to the board on the nomination of or following consultation with first nations and other members of the board.
Marginal note:Appointment of nominees
(3) Notwithstanding any provision of this Act respecting the number of persons who may be members of a board, a person nominated pursuant to subsection (1) or (2) shall be appointed by the board as a special member to act in relation to the decision referred to in subsection (1).
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