Exemption List Regulations (SOR/99-13)

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Exemption List Regulations

SOR/99-13

MACKENZIE VALLEY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ACT

Registration 1998-12-16

Exemption List Regulations

P.C. 1998-2265  1998-12-16

Whereas, pursuant to subsection 143(1) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management ActFootnote a, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development has consulted with the Minister of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development of the Northwest Territories and with the first nations with regard to the annexed Exemption List Regulations;

Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to paragraph 143(1)(c) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management ActFootnote a, hereby makes the annexed Exemption List Regulations.

Interpretation

 The following definitions apply in these Regulations.

control product

control product has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Pest Control Products Act. (produits antiparasitaires)

dugout

dugout means an excavation designed to hold water for the maintenance of public roads or consumption by livestock. (étang-réservoir)

footprint

footprint means the area of land occupied by a structure at ground level. (superficie au sol)

hazardous material

hazardous material means a toxic substance within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. (matières dangereuses)

heritage building

heritage building means a building that has been designated as a heritage building by a regulatory authority. (bâtiment du patrimoine)

hook-up

hook-up means a structure or line that connects a building to a main gas, sewer, water, electrical transmission or telecommunication line. (raccordement)

international electrical transmission line

international electrical transmission line means an electrical transmission line constructed or operated for the purpose of transmitting electricity from a place in Canada to a place outside Canada or to a place in Canada from a place outside Canada. (ligne internationale de transport d’électricité)

irrigation structure

irrigation structure means a buried pipeline, a pipe, a pump, a pump house, a reservoir, a drain or a canal lined with asphalt, wood, concrete or other material, that is used for irrigating agricultural land. (structure d’irrigation)

limited expansion

limited expansion means an increase of 10 per cent or less in the exterior dimensions or production capacity of a structure. (agrandissement de faible envergure)

modification

modification, in respect of a structure, means a change, other than an expansion, that does not alter the purpose or function of the structure. (modification)

national historic site

national historic site means a place that is marked or commemorated under paragraph 3(a) of the Historic Sites and Monuments Act and land set apart as a national historic site under subsection 42(1) of the Canada National Parks Act. (lieu historique national)

national park

national park means a park described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act and any other park established under a federal-territorial agreement. (parc national)

national park reserve

national park reserve means a reserve described in Schedule 2 to the Canada National Parks Act and any other reserve established under a federal-territorial agreement. (réserve foncière)

oil and gas pipeline

oil and gas pipeline means a pipeline that is used, or is intended to be used, for the transmission of hydrocarbons alone or with any other commodity. (pipeline d’hydrocarbures)

water body

water body means an inland water body in a liquid or frozen state, including the portion of a reservoir and a wetland below its high-water mark, but does not include a sewage or waste treatment lagoon, dugout or mine tailings pond. (plan d’eau)

  • SOR/2009-98, s. 1.

General

 Proposed or existing developments set out in Schedule 1 that are situated outside a national park, national park reserve or national historic site are developments for which preliminary screenings are not required by reason that their impact on the environment of the Mackenzie Valley is insignificant.

 Proposed or existing developments set out in Schedule 2 that are situated in a national park, national park reserve or national historic site are developments for which preliminary screenings are not required by reason that their impact on the environment of the Mackenzie Valley is insignificant.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which Part 5 of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act comes into force.

 
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