Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 72 from 2004-11-13 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Commencement of panel review
  •  (1) A panel of the Board or a joint panel established to review a project shall

    • (a) consider whether the applicable rules have been complied with and notify the proponent accordingly; and

    • (b) commence the review as soon as possible after it notifies the proponent that, in its opinion, the applicable rules have been complied with.

  • Marginal note:Other information

    (2) A panel of the Board or a joint panel may seek any information or views that it believes relevant to its review.

  • Marginal note:Other information

    (3) Before making a recommendation under this section, a panel of the Board or a joint panel shall seek views about the project, and information that it believes relevant to the review, from any first nation consulted under subsection 50(3) or identified under subsection 66(3) or 68(1) and from 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.

  • Marginal note:Recommendations of panel

    (4) At the conclusion of its review, a panel of the Board or a joint panel shall recommend to the decision bodies for the project that

    • (a) the project be allowed to proceed, if it determines that the project will have no significant adverse environmental or socio-economic effects in or outside Yukon;

    • (b) 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; or

    • (c) 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.

  • Marginal note:Other recipient of recommendation

    (5) A recommendation of a panel of the Board or a joint panel shall be made in writing with reasons and a copy provided to the proponent.

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