Nunavut Mining Regulations
Marginal note:Witness post
29 (1) 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 corner post, a witness post must be erected at one of the following locations:
(a) on a boundary or an extension of a boundary of the claim and as near as practicable to the corner;
(b) if it is not practicable to erect it at a location specified in paragraph (a), at a location as near as practicable to the corner.
Marginal note:Corner post tag on witness post
(2) The identification tag for the corner post must be attached to the witness post.
Marginal note:Additional information on witness post
(3) In addition to the information referred to in subsection 28(3), the following information must be inscribed on the identification tag after the letters “WP”: the compass bearing and distance in metres, measured in a straight line, from the witness post to the location where the corner post would have been erected had it been practicable to do so.
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