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Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Eastern Portion of the South Slave Region) Order

SI/2013-63

TERRITORIAL LANDS ACT

Registration 2013-06-19

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Eastern Portion of the South Slave Region) Order

P.C. 2013-626 2013-05-30

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to paragraph 23(a) of the Territorial Lands ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Tracts of Territorial Lands in the Northwest Territories (Eastern Portion of the South Slave Region) Order.

Purpose

 The purpose of this Order is to withdraw from disposal certain tracts of territorial lands in order to facilitate the conclusion of Aboriginal land agreements.

Lands Withdrawn from Disposal

 The tracts of territorial lands set out in Schedule 1, including the surface rights to the lands, and the tracts of territorial lands set out in Schedule 2, including the surface and subsurface rights to the lands, are withdrawn from disposal for a period of three years beginning on the day on which this Order is made.

Exceptions

Disposition of Substances or Materials

 Section 2 does not apply to the disposition of substances or materials under the Territorial Quarrying Regulations.

Existing Rights and Interests

 For greater certainty, section 2 does not apply to

  • (a) the locating of a mineral claim by the holder of a prospecting permit that was granted before the day on which this Order is made;

  • (b) the recording of a mineral claim that is referred to in paragraph (a) or that was located before the day on which this Order is made;

  • (c) the granting of a lease under the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations to a person with a recorded claim, if the lease covers an area in the recorded claim;

  • (d) the issuance of a significant discovery licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of an exploration licence that was issued before the day on which this Order is made, if the significant discovery licence covers an area that is subject to the exploration licence;

  • (e) the issuance of a production licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of a significant discovery licence that is referred to in paragraph (d), if the production licence covers an area that is subject to the significant discovery licence;

  • (f) the issuance of a production licence under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act to a holder of an exploration licence or a significant discovery licence that was issued before the day on which this Order is made, if the production licence covers an area that is subject to the exploration licence or the significant discovery licence;

  • (g) the issuance of a surface lease under the Territorial Lands Act to a holder of a recorded claim under the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations or of an interest under the Canada Petroleum Resources Act, if the surface lease is required to allow the holder to exercise rights under the claim or interest; or

  • (h) the renewal of an interest.

SCHEDULE 1(Section 2)Tracts of Territorial Lands Withdrawn from Disposal

(Eastern Portion of the South Slave Region)

Surface Rights to the Lands

In the Northwest Territories, all those parcels of land that are shown as Surface Lands on the following 1:250,000 reference map recommended by the Land Working Group, comprising representatives and negotiators from the Manitoba Denesuline, the Athabasca Denesuline, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada, copies of which have been deposited with the Regional Manager, Land Administration, at Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories:

Territorial Resource Base Map

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SCHEDULE 2(Section 2)Tracts of Territorial Lands Withdrawn from Disposal

(Eastern Portion of the South Slave Region)

Surface and Subsurface Rights to the Lands

In the Northwest Territories, all those parcels of land that are shown as Surface-Subsurface Lands on the following 1:250,000 reference map recommended by the Land Working Group, comprising representatives and negotiators from the Manitoba Denesuline, the Athabasca Denesuline, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada, copies of which have been deposited with the Regional Manager, Land Administration, at Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories:

Territorial Resource Base Map

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