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Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (S.C. 2003, c. 7)

Act current to 2020-01-08 and last amended on 2019-08-28. Previous Versions

PART 3Transitional Provisions, Consequential and Coordinating Amendments and Commencement (continued)

Transitional Provisions (continued)

Marginal note:Application of Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

  •  (1) Notwithstanding section 6, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act continues to apply — to the exclusion of the provisions of this Act respecting projects — in respect of a proposal for a project that was referred, before the coming into force of Part 2 of this Act, to a mediator or a review panel pursuant to that Act.

  • Marginal note:Application of Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

    (2) Notwithstanding section 6, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act continues to apply — to the exclusion of the provisions of this Act respecting projects — in respect of a proposal for a project for which a screening or comprehensive study was commenced under that Act before the coming into force of Part 2 of this Act, but where the project is referred to a review panel pursuant to subsection 29(1) of that Act, that Act ceases to apply and section 63 of this Act applies as if the Minister of the Environment had agreed to a request made by the executive committee under paragraph 61(1)(b).

Marginal note:Pending applications to territorial agencies and first nations

  •  (1) This Act does not apply in respect of a project for which, before the coming into force of Part 2, an application was made to a territorial agency under a territorial law, or to a first nation under a first nation law or the first nation’s final agreement, for the issuance of an authorization, the grant of an interest in land or the grant of financial assistance, unless

    • (a) the project becomes subject to this Act by virtue of subsection 124(2) or 125(2); or

    • (b) before the application is accepted, the territorial minister or the first nation, as the case may be, requires the applicant to submit a proposal under section 50.

  • Marginal note:Projects already initiated

    (2) This Act does not apply in respect of any project that the territorial agency or first nation has initiated as proponent before the coming into force of Part 2 unless the project becomes subject to this Act by virtue of subsection 124(2) or 125(2).

Consequential Amendments

Access to Information Act

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Privacy Act

 [Amendment]

Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act

 [Amendment]

Yukon Surface Rights Board Act

 [Amendment]

Coordinating Amendments

 [Amendment]

 [Amendment]

Coming Into Force

Marginal note:Order of Governor in Council

Footnote * Section 6, Part 2 and sections 124 to 126 and 131 come into force eighteen months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent or on any earlier day that may be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Act, except section 6, Part 2 and sections 124 to 126 and 131, in force on assent May 13, 2003; section 6, Part 2 and sections 124 to 126 and 131, in force November 13, 2004.]

 
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