Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
Marginal note:Wildlife harvesting and traditional use
73 (1) Notwithstanding sections 8 and 9 of the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Gwich’in First Nation and the Sahtu First Nation have the right to use waters or to deposit waste without a licence for purposes of trapping and non-commercial wildlife harvesting other than trapping, for purposes of transportation related to those activities and for traditional heritage, cultural and spiritual purposes.
Marginal note:Wildlife harvesting and traditional use — Tlicho citizens
(2) Despite sections 8 and 9 of the Northwest Territories Waters Act — and subject to any applicable Tlicho laws and, in relation to waters that are on settlement lands, any limitations under the applicable land claim agreement that are of the same type as those that apply in relation to waters on Tlicho lands — Tlicho citizens have the right to use water in the part of Monfwi Gogha De Niitlee that is in the Northwest Territories without a licence, for purposes of wildlife harvesting under 10.1.1 of chapter 10 of the Tlicho Agreement, for purposes of transportation related to such wildlife harvesting and for heritage, cultural or spiritual purposes of the Tlicho First Nation.
- 1998, c. 25, s. 73;
- 2005, c. 1, s. 39.
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