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Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

Version of section 76 from 2005-08-04 to 2023-10-31:

Marginal note:Issuance, amendment or renewal of licences, etc.

 The Gwich’in Land and Water Board or the Sahtu Land and Water Board may issue, amend or renew a licence, permit or authorization where the use of land or waters or the deposit of waste proposed by the applicant would, in the opinion of the board, interfere with a first nation’s rights under section 75, if the board is satisfied that

  • (a) there is no alternative that could reasonably satisfy the requirements of the applicant;

  • (b) there are no reasonable measures by which the applicant could avoid the interference; and

  • (c) in the case of a licence, the requirements of section 77 are satisfied.

  • 1998, c. 25, s. 76
  • 2005, c. 1, s. 40
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