Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 56 from 2004-11-13 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Conclusion of evaluation
  •  (1) At the conclusion of its evaluation, a designated office shall

    • (a) recommend to the decision bodies for the project that the project be allowed to proceed, if it determines that the project will not have significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects in or outside Yukon;

    • (b) recommend to those decision bodies that the project be allowed to proceed, subject to specified terms and conditions, if it determines that the project will have significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects in or outside Yukon that can be mitigated by those terms and conditions;

    • (c) recommend to those decision bodies that the project not be allowed to proceed, if it determines that the project will have significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects in or outside Yukon that cannot be mitigated; or

    • (d) refer the project to the executive committee for a screening if, after taking into account any mitigative measures included in the project proposal, it cannot determine whether the project will have significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects.

  • Marginal note:Notification

    (2) A recommendation under any of paragraphs (1)(a) to (c) shall be made in writing with reasons and a copy provided to the proponent.

  • Marginal note:Notice of reasons for referral

    (3) The designated office shall provide written reasons for a referral under paragraph (1)(d) to the proponent, to any first nation identified under paragraph 55(1)(b) and to any government agency, independent regulatory agency or first nation that has notified the designated office of its interest in the project or in projects of that kind.

  • Marginal note:Revised proposal

    (4) Following receipt of the reasons for referral, the proponent shall submit a revised proposal to the executive committee that takes into account the matters referred to in paragraphs 42(1)(b), (c) and (e) to (h).

  • Marginal note:Documentation

    (5) Where a designated office refers a project to the executive committee, it shall provide the executive committee with copies of its documentation relating to the project.

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