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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 27 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Boundary post

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), boundary posts must be erected at intervals of not more than 500 metres along the boundaries of a claim.

  • Marginal note:Obstructions in boundary line

    (2) If, because of the presence of a body of water or other natural obstruction or lands on which entry for staking has not been authorized by the holder of the surface rights, it is not practicable to erect a boundary post on the boundary line of the claim, a boundary post must be erected on the boundary line on each side of the body of water or natural obstruction or lands.

  • Marginal note:Common boundary post

    (3) When two or more claims are staked at the same time by or on behalf of the same licensee and have a common boundary, a single boundary post may be erected to mark any common interval along the boundary.

  • Marginal note:Numbering of boundary posts

    (4) Boundary posts must be numbered consecutively in a clockwise direction, commencing at “1” after the northeast corner post, and recommencing at “1” after each subsequent corner post.

  • Marginal note:Information on boundary posts

    (5) The name of the claim, the number referred to in subsection (4) and the following information must be inscribed on each boundary post:

    • (a) on the northern boundary, the letters “NBP” or “BLN”;

    • (b) on the eastern boundary, the letters “EBP” or “BLE”;

    • (c) on the southern boundary, the letters “SBP” or “BLS”; and

    • (d) on the western boundary, the letters “WBP” or “BLO”.

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