Marginal note:Records of Board
118. The Board shall maintain
(a) a register containing all documents that are produced, collected or received by the executive committee, panels of the Board and joint panels in relation to assessments, together with any documents provided to them under subsection 91(1);
(b) a list of the projects, existing projects, other activities and plans for which an assessment is pending before, or has been completed by, the designated offices, the executive committee, panels of the Board and joint panels, together with their location and stage of assessment; and
(c) a record of authorizations, grants of interest in land and provisions of financial assistance as reported to it pursuant to section 89.
Marginal note:Records of designated office
119. Each designated office shall maintain
(a) a register containing all documents that are produced, collected or received by it in relation to assessments and a copy of all documents referred to in paragraph 118(a) that relate to projects located in its assessment district, together with any documents provided to it under subsection 91(1); and
(b) a list of the projects, existing projects and plans in its assessment district for which assessments are pending or have been completed, together with their location and stage of assessment.
Marginal note:Public access
120. (1) Any person has the right to inspect the registers and records referred to in sections 117 to 119 during normal business hours.
Marginal note:Information kept
(2) The Board and the designated offices shall keep their registers and records in a manner that facilitates public access to them.
Marginal note:Information held in confidence
121. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Part, the executive committee, the designated offices, panels of the Board and decision bodies may not disclose
(a) traditional knowledge that is determined to be confidential under the applicable rules and that is provided in confidence to them for the purposes of this Act; or
(b) information to any person or body that a government institution, within the meaning of the Access to Information Act, would not be required to disclose pursuant to a request by that person or body under that Act, unless
(i) the provider of the information consents to its disclosure, and
(ii) the person or body is not required to disclose the information pursuant to a request under a territorial or first nation law, and agrees to keep the information confidential.
Regulations and Orders
Marginal note:Regulations of Governor in Council
122. The Governor in Council may, following consultation by the federal minister with the territorial minister and first nations, make regulations
(a) defining “resident” for the purposes of section 9, respecting proceedings for removal of a member from office under subsection 11(2) and determining which member is to be removed if more than one member changes residence during a given period;
(b) specifying any matter to be taken into consideration in the conduct of an assessment of a project or existing project, for the purposes of paragraph 42(1)(j);
(c) specifying the projects for which proposals are to be submitted to the executive committee under subsection 50(1);
(d) prescribing time periods for the purposes of subsection 75(1), 76(1) or 77(3);
(e) respecting the manner of consultation between decision bodies under subsection 78(1);
(f) specifying the types of plans that may be reviewed by a panel of the Board under subsection 105(1); and
(g) establishing a funding program to facilitate the participation of specified classes of persons or groups in reviews of projects.
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