Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (S.C. 2003, c. 7)

Act current to 2017-12-11 and last amended on 2015-06-18. Previous Versions

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  • — 2003, c. 7, ss. 133(1), (2), (4)

    • Yukon Act
      • 133 (1) On the later of the day on which this Act is assented to and the day on which section 283 of the Yukon Act, chapter 7 of the Statutes of Canada, 2002 (the “other Act”), comes into force, the portion of the definition authorization after paragraph (b) in subsection 2(1) of this Act is replaced by the following:

        but does not include an access order issued by a body established by territorial law and having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights, or a consent given by a first nation for access to settlement land in circumstances where an access order could be issued by that body.

      • (2) On the later of the day on which this Act is assented to and the day on which section 283 of the other Act comes into force, the definitions federal agency, settlement land and territorial agency in subsection 2(1) of this Act are replaced by the following:

        federal agency

        federal agency means a minister of the federal government or a person or body carrying out a function of government under a federal law other than the Yukon Act, the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act or the Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act, but does not include the Governor in Council or an independent regulatory agency. (autorité fédérale)

        settlement land

        settlement land means land that is category A settlement land, category B settlement land or fee simple settlement land under a final agreement or under an order of a body established by territorial law and having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights, or land that is to be treated as such by virtue of a self-government agreement, and includes Tetlit Gwich’in Yukon land, but does not include water or mines and minerals defined to be non-settlement land. (terres désignées)

        territorial agency

        territorial agency means a member of the Executive Council of Yukon or a person or body carrying out a function of government under the Yukon Act, but does not include an independent regulatory agency, a municipal government or a body having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights. (autorité territoriale)

      • (4) On the later of the coming into force of Part 2 of this Act and section 283 of the other Act, paragraph 81(1)(g) of this Act is replaced by the following:

        • (g) a body established by territorial law and having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights, if an access order from that body is required for the project under territorial law;

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