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Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act

Version of section 10 from 2015-06-18 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Term of office

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a member of the Board shall be appointed to hold office for a term of three years.

  • Marginal note:Term of first members

    (2) The first members appointed under subsections 8(3) and (4) on the nomination of the Council or the territorial minister shall be appointed for the term, not exceeding three years, specified by the Council or territorial minister when making the nomination, and the other first members shall be appointed for the term, not exceeding three years, specified by the federal minister.

  • Marginal note:Vacancy

    (3) In the event of a vacancy occurring during a member’s term of office, the federal minister may, subject to the requirements of sections 8 and 9 applicable to the appointment of that member, appoint another person to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term.

  • Marginal note:Acting after expiry of term

    (4) If a member is a member of the executive committee or of a panel of the Board and, while that committee or panel is conducting a screening or review of a project, their term expires before a decision document is issued by each decision body to whom the committee or panel has made a recommendation in respect of that project, they may — in accordance with the by-laws of the Board or, in the absence of an applicable by-law, the direction of the Chairperson — continue to perform their functions in relation to that screening or review until those decision documents are issued. For the purpose of the appointment of a replacement, the member’s office is considered to be vacant as soon as their term expires.

  • 2003, c. 7, s. 10
  • 2015, c. 19, s. 4

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