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.
Return to footnote aS.C. 1998, c. 25
1 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 means an excavation designed to hold water for the maintenance of public roads or consumption by livestock. (étang-réservoir)
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 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, 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.
2 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.
3 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.
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