Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
Marginal note:Duty to supply
80 (1) The Gwich’in or Sahtu First Nation shall supply and permit access to sand, gravel, clay and like construction materials situated on its first nation lands to any person or any department or agency of the federal or territorial government that requests the same where no alternate source of supply is reasonably available in the surrounding area.
(2) The Gwich’in or Sahtu First Nation is entitled to fair and reasonable compensation for any construction materials supplied or obtained from its first nation lands.
Marginal note:Reference to board
(3) On application by the person or department or agency requesting the supply or access, the board shall
(a) determine whether an alternate source of supply is reasonably available in the surrounding area; or
(b) resolve any dispute concerning terms or conditions of supply or access or priorities between a first nation and other users of the construction materials.
Marginal note:Settlement lands outside settlement area
(4) Where first nation lands from which construction materials are requested are situated outside the first nation’s settlement area but within the Northwest Territories, the board shall consult the resource management authority having jurisdiction in respect of those lands before making any determination under subsection (3).
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