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Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

Version of section 143 from 2005-08-04 to 2014-03-24:

Marginal note:Regulations

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, following consultation by the federal Minister with the territorial Minister, first nations and the Tlicho Government, make regulations for carrying out the purposes and provisions of this Part and, in particular, regulations

    • (a) prescribing procedures in relation to preliminary screenings, environmental assessments and environmental impact reviews generally, including

      • (i) limits on the time for making any decision or recommendation, including a decision of a responsible minister, and

      • (ii) the form and content of reports required by this Part;

    • (b) specifying the federal and territorial laws in respect of which preliminary screenings of proposals must be conducted by regulatory authorities and designated regulatory agencies before the issuance of licences, permits or other authorizations;

    • (c) exempting any development or class of development from a preliminary screening for a reason referred to in paragraph 124(1)(a) or (b);

    • (d) respecting the establishment, maintenance and operation of a public registry, public accessibility to records contained in the registry, the time and manner in which those records may be examined or copied and fees that may be charged to the public therefor;

    • (e) fixing a period for the purposes of subsection 138.1(2) and respecting mediation referred to in that subsection;

    • (f) fixing the period within which a matter may be referred to arbitration under subsection 138.1(3) and respecting arbitration under that subsection; and

    • (g) fixing a period for the purposes of subsections 138.1(4) and 141(4).

  • Marginal note:Consultation with Review Board

    (2) Regulations may only be made under paragraph (1)(a), (d), (e), (f) or (g), or amended under paragraph (1)(b) or (c), following consultation by the federal Minister with the Review Board.

  • Marginal note:Exemptions

    (3) No development may be exempted for a reason set out in paragraph 124(1)(b) if

    • (a) it is a project or belongs to a class of projects, within the meaning of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, by virtue of regulations made pursuant to paragraph 59(b) of that Act; or

    • (b) it is a project or belongs to a class of projects for which a comprehensive study is required under that Act by regulations made pursuant to paragraph 59(d) of that Act.

  • 1998, c. 25, s. 143
  • 2005, c. 1, s. 90

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