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Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

Version of section 139 from 2005-08-04 to 2014-03-24:

Marginal note:Agreement — designated regulatory agency

  •  (1) Where an environmental impact review of a proposal for a development that, as determined by the Review Board, is to be carried out wholly in the Mackenzie Valley, other than a development that has been referred to the Minister of the Environment under paragraph 130(1)(c), is ordered under this Part, and a licence, permit or other authorization must be issued by a designated regulatory agency in order for the proposed development to be carried out, the Review Board and the agency may enter into an agreement for the examination of the impact of the development on the environment by a joint panel established for that purpose.

  • Marginal note:Report to ministers, agencies and Tlicho Government

    (2) A joint panel so established shall make a report of its examination to

    • (a) the federal Minister, who shall distribute it to every responsible minister;

    • (b) any designated regulatory agency from which a licence, permit or other authorization is required for the carrying out of the development; and

    • (c) the Tlicho Government, if the development is to be carried out wholly or partly on Tlicho lands.

  • Marginal note:Provisions applicable

    (3) An examination by a joint panel established under this section stands in lieu of an environmental impact review and paragraphs 134(1)(b), (d) and (e) and sections 135 to 137.2 apply, with such modifications as may be required, in respect of the examination, except that a recommendation of a panel may not be referred back to the panel for further consideration.

  • 1998, c. 25, s. 139
  • 2005, c. 1, s. 87

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