Mackenzie Valley Land Use Regulations
22 (1) The Board shall, within 10 days after receipt of an application for a Type A permit,
(a) where the application was not made in accordance with these Regulations, return the application to the applicant and advise the applicant in writing of the reasons for its return; or
(b) notify the applicant in writing of the date of receipt of the application and that the Board will take one of the measures referred to in subsection (2) within 42 days after its receipt.
(2) Subject to subsection (3), where the Board does not return an application under paragraph (1)(a), it shall, within 42 days after receipt of the application,
(a) issue a Type A permit, subject to any conditions included pursuant to subsection 26(1);
(b) order, pursuant to subsection 24(1) of the Act, that a hearing be held or further studies or investigations be made respecting the lands proposed to be used in the land-use operation and notify the applicant in writing of the reasons therefor;
(c) refer the application to the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board for an environmental assessment pursuant to subsection 125(1) of the Act and notify the applicant in writing of the reasons therefor; or
(d) where a requirement set out in section 61 or 62 of the Act has not been met, refuse to issue a permit and notify the applicant in writing of its refusal and of the reasons therefor.
(3) Where the Board makes an order under paragraph (2)(b) or a reference under paragraph (2)(c), the time provided in subsection (2) for the Board to issue a permit or to refuse to issue a permit does not begin until
(a) in respect of an order under paragraph (2)(b), the completion of the hearing, further studies or investigation; and
(b) in respect of a reference under paragraph (2)(c), the completion of the environmental impact assessment and review process under Part V of the Act.
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