Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Saoyú–Æehdacho (Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills) National Historic Site) Order

SI/2009-94

TERRITORIAL LANDS ACT

Registration 2009-09-30

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Saoyú–Æehdacho (Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills) National Historic Site) Order

P.C. 2009-1588 2009-09-17

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to paragraph 23(a) of the Territorial Lands ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Saoyú–Æehdacho (Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills) National Historic Site) Order.

PURPOSE

 The purpose of this Order is to withdraw from disposal certain tracts of territorial lands to facilitate the establishment of the Saoyú–Æehdacho (sow-you/eh-dah-cho) (Grizzly Bear Mountain and Scented Grass Hills) National Historic Site in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories.

LANDS WITHDRAWN FROM DISPOSAL

 The tracts of territorial lands set out in Schedules 1 to 4, including the subsurface rights to the lands, are withdrawn from disposal on the day on which this Order is made.

EXISTING RIGHTS AND INTERESTS

 For greater certainty, section 2 does not apply to

  • (a) the locating of a mineral claim by the holder of a prospecting permit granted before the day on which this Order is made;

  • (b) the recording of a mineral claim that is referred to in paragraph (a) or that was located before the day on which this Order is made;

  • (c) the granting of a lease under the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations to a person with a recorded claim, if the lease covers an area in the recorded claim;

  • (d) the issuance of a significant discovery licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of an exploration licence that was issued before the day on which this Order is made, if the significant discovery licence covers an area subject to the exploration licence;

  • (e) the issuance of a production licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of a significant discovery licence that is referred to in paragraph (d), if the production licence covers an area subject to the significant discovery licence;

  • (f) the issuance of a production licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of an exploration licence or a significant discovery licence that was issued before the day on which this Order is made, if the production licence covers an area subject to the exploration licence or the significant discovery licence;

  • (g) the granting of a surface lease under the Territorial Lands Act to a holder of a recorded claim under the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations or of an interest under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, if the surface lease is required to allow the holder to exercise rights under the claim or interest; or

  • (h) the renewal of an interest.

REPEAL

 [Repeal]