Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 58 from 2004-11-13 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Conclusion of screening
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), at the conclusion of its screening the executive committee shall

    • (a) recommend to the decision bodies for the project that the project be allowed to proceed without a review, 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 without a review, 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 and not be subject to a review, 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) require a review of the project 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:Review required — other cases

    (2) Irrespective of any determination made under subsection (1), the executive committee shall require a review of the project if

    • (a) it determines, after taking into account any mitigative measures included in the project proposal, that the project might contribute significantly to cumulative adverse environmental or socio-economic effects in Yukon or that the project is causing or is likely to cause significant public concern in Yukon; or

    • (b) it determines that the project involves technology that is controversial in Yukon or the effects of which are unknown.

  • Marginal note:Notification

    (3) A recommendation under paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) shall be made in writing with reasons and a copy provided to the proponent.

  • Marginal note:Notice of reasons for review

    (4) Where the executive committee requires a review under paragraph (1)(d) or subsection (2), it shall provide written reasons for doing so to the proponent and any first nation consulted under subsection 50(3) as well as to any government agency, independent regulatory agency or first nation that has notified the executive committee of its interest in the project or in projects of that kind.

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