Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 61 from 2004-11-13 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Requirement or request for review
  •  (1) When the executive committee, under paragraph 58(1)(d) or subsection 58(2) or 59(1), requires a review of a project for which there is a federal decision body, or when a public review of such a project is requested under section 60, the executive committee shall

    • (a) notify the Minister of the Environment of its intention to establish a panel of the Board;

    • (b) request that Minister to appoint a review panel under subsection 33(1) of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act or enter into an agreement for the joint establishment of a review panel in accordance with paragraph 40(2)(a) of that Act; or

    • (c) request that Minister to enter into negotiations for the establishment of a joint panel in accordance with section 67 of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Consideration of effects outside Yukon

    (2) When the executive committee, under paragraph 58(1)(d) or subsection 58(2) or 59(1), requires a review of a project for which there is no federal decision body, or when a public review of such a project is requested under section 60, the executive committee shall

    • (a) if it determines that the project might have significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects outside Yukon, make a request under paragraph (1)(b) or (c); or

    • (b) if it determines that the project will not have such effects, so notify that Minister.

  • Marginal note:Response by Minister

    (3) The Minister of the Environment may, within 30 days after receiving a notification under paragraph (1)(a), direct the executive committee not to establish a panel of the Board, in which case the executive committee shall make a request under paragraph (1)(b) or (c).

  • Marginal note:Determination by Minister

    (4) After receiving a notification of the executive committee’s determination under paragraph (2)(b), the Minister of the Environment may consider and determine the same question and, if that Minister advises the executive committee of a contrary determination within 30 days after the notification, the executive committee shall make a request under paragraph (1)(b) or (c).

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