Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 8 from 2003-05-13 to 2015-06-17:

Marginal note:Board established
  •  (1) The Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board is hereby established, consisting of

    • (a) an executive committee of three persons;

    • (b) four other members; and

    • (c) an even number of additional members that may be fixed from time to time by the federal minister following consultation with the territorial minister and the first nations.

  • Marginal note:Appointment by federal minister

    (2) The federal minister shall appoint the members of the Board after seeking the views of the Minister of the Environment.

  • Marginal note:Executive committee

    (3) One member of the executive committee referred to in paragraph (1)(a) shall be appointed on the nomination of the Council, another following consultation by the federal minister with the territorial minister and the third, being the Chairperson of the Board, following consultation by the federal minister with the other two members.

  • Marginal note:Other members

    (4) Of the four members of the Board referred to in paragraph (1)(b), two shall be appointed on the nomination of the Council and one on the nomination of the territorial minister.

  • Marginal note:Additional members

    (5) If additional members of the Board are to be appointed pursuant to paragraph (1)(c), one-half shall be appointed on the nomination of the Council and one-half following consultation by the federal minister with the territorial minister.

  • Marginal note:Consultation of first nations

    (6) The Council shall consult the first nations before nominating a person to the Board.

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