Yukon Act (S.C. 2002, c. 7)

Assented to 2002-03-27

Marginal note:1998, c. 15, par. 48(f)

 Section 142 of the English version of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Transregional impact

142. Where a development proposed to be carried out wholly in a region of the Northwest Territories, Yukon or Nunavut adjacent to the Mackenzie Valley, or wholly in a province, might have a significant adverse impact on the environment in the Mackenzie Valley, the Review Board may, with the approval of the federal Minister, enter into an agreement with the authority responsible for the examination of the environmental effects of such developments in that region or province to provide for the participation of the Review Board in the examination of the environmental effects of the development by that authority.

R.S., c. M-9Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 78 (Sch. III, s. 110)

 Paragraph 36(4)(a) of the Motor Vehicle Fuel Consumption Standards Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) the Minister may order notice to be given by publication in the prescribed form for a period of five consecutive days in two major daily newspapers in each of the six regions of Canada, namely, the Atlantic provinces, Quebec, Ontario, the Prairie provinces, British Columbia, and the three territories, or by an alternative medium for any period that the Minister deems expedient, and the notice is deemed to be notice given in the manner prescribed for the purpose of subsection (1); or

R.S., c. 30 (4th Supp.)Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 80

 Paragraph (d) of the definition “judge” in subsection 2(1) of the English version of the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act is replaced by the following:

  • (d) in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Newfoundland, Yukon and the Northwest Territories, a judge of the Supreme Court, and in Nunavut, a judge of the Nunavut Court of Justice;

R.S., c. N-7National Energy Board Act

Marginal note:1994, c. 43, s. 87

 Subsection 78.1(1) of the National Energy Board Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Settlement land
Marginal note:1994, c. 43, s. 89

 Section 97.1 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Regulatory powers re settlement land or Tetlit Gwich’in Yukon land

97.1 The Governor in Council may, by regulation, designate the provisions of the laws of the Legislature of Yukon that apply where an Arbitration Committee is appointed to determine a compensation matter involving land referred to in section 78.1. Those provisions apply to the Committee as if it were the body established under those laws having jurisdiction with respect to surface rights.

R.S., c. N-26Northern Pipeline Act

 The definition “Agreement” in subsection 2(1) of the English version of the Northern Pipeline Act is replaced by the following:

“Agreement”

« Accord »

“Agreement” means the Agreement between Canada and the United States dated September 20, 1977, set out in Schedule I, and includes any exchange of notes between Canada and the United States amending Annex III of the Agreement to give effect to a report of the Board, dated February 17, 1978, in which the Board indicated it would include in its decision approving, pursuant to this Act, pipeline specifications, a requirement for a fifty-six inch diameter pipe with a maximum allowable operating pressure of 1,080 psi for that portion of the pipeline between Whitehorse, Yukon and Caroline, Alberta;

 Paragraph 4(d) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (d) to facilitate, in relation to the pipeline, consultation and coordination with the governments of the provinces, Yukon and the Northwest Territories;

 Paragraphs 10(b) and (c) of the Act are replaced by the following:

  • (b) hold consultations with the governments of the provinces, Yukon and the Northwest Territories to coordinate and review the activities of the Agency and those governments in relation to the pipeline;

  • (c) enter into such agreements with the government of a province, or with the government of Yukon or the Northwest Territories after consultation with the Legislature of Yukon or the Commissioner in Council of the Northwest Territories, as may be necessary to facilitate the attainment of the objects of this Act and to provide for coordination and review of the activities of the Agency and those governments in relation to the pipeline;

  •  (1) Paragraph 18(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (a) the Commissioner and a representative of Yukon named by the Governor in Council on the recommendation of the Legislature of Yukon; and

  • (2) Subsection 18(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Meeting and objects

      (2) The Council established under subsection (1) shall meet at least once every three months at such places in Canada as may be determined by the Council to consult on and to facilitate the coordination of the actions of the Agency, the governments of the provinces referred to in paragraph (1)(b), the government of Yukon and other governmental bodies in relation to the pipeline, and in particular with a view to ensuring a consistent approach in so far as is possible relating to the pipeline.

 Subsection 19(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Yukon Advisory Council

    (2) One of the advisory councils established under subsection (1) shall be the Yukon Advisory Council with members representative of areas and interests, including native interests, in Yukon.

Marginal note:1991, c. 50, s. 34
  •  (1) Subsections 37(1) and (2) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    Marginal note:Commissioner’s lands
    • 37. (1) If the Governor in Council is of the opinion that lands in Yukon are required temporarily or otherwise for the construction, maintenance or operation of the pipeline including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, lands required for camps, roads and other related works, the Governor in Council may, by order, after consultation with the member of the Executive Council of Yukon who is responsible for the lands, take the administration and control of them from the Commissioner and transfer the administration of those lands to the Minister.

    • Marginal note:Company to provide plans of lands required

      (2) Foothills Pipe Lines (South Yukon) Ltd. shall provide the Minister with a copy of all plans, profiles and books of reference certified by the designated officer pursuant to subsection 7(2) showing the real property in Yukon vested in Her Majesty in right of Canada that are required to permit construction of the pipeline.

  • Marginal note:1998, c. 14, par. 101(1)(b)(F)

    (2) Subsection 37(4) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Company to file plan of survey

      (4) Within two years after leave to open the last section or part of the pipeline has been given by the Board or any further period, not exceeding six months, that the Governor in Council may approve, Foothills Pipe Lines (South Yukon) Ltd. shall send to the Surveyor General at Ottawa a plan of survey under Part II of the Canada Lands Surveys Act, for confirmation by the Surveyor General under that Act, as an official plan in respect of lands in Yukon vested in Her Majesty in right of Canada required for the maintenance and operation of the pipeline.

 The portion of item 20 of Schedule III to the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

  • 20. 
    The company shall, in implementing paragraph 3(b) of the Agreement, construct laterals from the pipeline and make arrangements for the supply of gas to remote communities in Yukon and the provinces through which the pipeline passes where the communities can be economically served and have applied to the appropriate authority for such service and that authority has approved such application, except that in Yukon, Foothills Pipe Lines (South Yukon) Ltd. shall make a financial contribution in respect of providing gas

R.S., c. N-27Northwest Territories Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 28, s. 77

 The definition “Territories” in section 2 of the English version of the Northwest Territories Act is replaced by the following:

“Territories”

« territoires »

“Territories” means the Northwest Territories, which comprise all that part of Canada north of the sixtieth parallel of north latitude and west of the boundary described in Schedule I to the Nunavut Act that is not within Yukon.

Marginal note:1999, c. 3, s. 11

 Section 34 of the Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Ex officio judges

34. A judge, other than a deputy judge, of the Supreme Court of Yukon or of the Nunavut Court of Justice is ex officio a judge of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories.

 
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