Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act
Marginal note:Components of review
134 (1) An environmental impact review of a proposal for a development includes
(a) the preparation by the Review Board of terms of reference for the review panel, after consultation with the responsible ministers and any first nation affected by the proposal;
(b) the submission of an impact statement by the applicant for a licence, permit or other authorization or such other person or body as proposes to carry out the development, and its distribution in accordance with any guidelines issued under section 120 and any special instructions issued under subsection 133(2);
(c) public notification, in accordance with any such guidelines, of the submission of the impact statement;
(d) such analysis of the proposal as the review panel considers appropriate; and
(e) public consultations or hearings in communities that will be affected by the development.
(2) A review panel shall issue a report containing a summary of comments received from the public, an account of the panel’s analysis, the conclusions of the panel and its recommendation whether the proposal for the development be approved, with or without mitigative or remedial measures or a follow-up program, or rejected.
Marginal note:Submission to ministers and agencies
(3) The report of a review panel shall be submitted to
(a) the federal Minister, who shall distribute it to every responsible minister; and
(b) any designated regulatory agency from which a licence, permit or other authorization is required for the carrying out of the development.
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