Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

Version of section 51 from 2005-08-04 to 2014-03-31:

Marginal note:Definitions

 The definitions in this section apply in this Part.

board

office

board means the Gwich’in Land and Water Board, the Sahtu Land and Water Board or the Wekeezhii Land and Water Board established by sections 54, 56 and 57.1, respectively. (office)

first nation lands

terres d’une première nation

first nation lands, in relation to a first nation, means

  • (a) settlement lands of the first nation; or

  • (b) lands situated within the boundaries of a local government and referred to in the first nation’s land claim agreement as municipal lands. (terres d’une première nation)

land

terres

land means the surface of land. (terres)

licence

permis d’utilisation des eaux

licence means a licence for the use of waters or the deposit of waste, or both, issued by a board under the Northwest Territories Waters Act and this Part, and “licensee” has a corresponding meaning. (permis d’utilisation des eaux)

management area

zone de gestion

management area means an area in respect of which a board has been established, namely,

  • (a) in the case of the Gwich’in Land and Water Board, the area described in appendix A to the Gwich’in Agreement;

  • (b) in the case of the Sahtu Land and Water Board, the area described in appendix A to the Sahtu Agreement; and

  • (c) in the case of the Wekeezhii Land and Water Board, Wekeezhii. (zone de gestion)

permit

permis d’utilisation des terres

permit means a permit for the use of land issued by a board under this Part, and “permittee” has a corresponding meaning. (permis d’utilisation des terres)

water authority

autorité de gestion des eaux

water authority means a board or other authority having jurisdiction in relation to the use of waters or the deposit of waste in any portion of the Northwest Territories or Nunavut. (autorité de gestion des eaux)

waters

eaux

waters means any inland waters, whether in a liquid or frozen state, on or below the surface of land. (eaux)

  • 1998, c. 15, s. 48, c. 25, s. 51;
  • 2005, c. 1, s. 29.
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