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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 33 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Application

  •  (1) Only the licensee for whom a claim has been staked may submit an application to the Mining Recorder to record the claim.

  • Marginal note:Prescribed form and time limit

    (2) The application must be made in the prescribed form within 60 days after the date on which the staking of the claim is completed.

  • Marginal note:Fee and map

    (3) The application must be accompanied by the applicable fee set out in Schedule 1 and a map or sketch at the scale of 1:50 000 showing all of the following:

    • (a) the location of the claim in relation to permanent topographical features in the vicinity of the claim;

    • (b) any nearby prospecting permit zones, recorded claims and leased claims;

    • (c) the positions of the corner posts;

    • (d) the positions and numbers of the boundary posts;

    • (e) the positions of any witness posts.

  • Marginal note:Recording of claim

    (4) If the requirements of subsections (1) to (3) are met, the Mining Recorder must record the claim as soon as practicable after the 60th day following the day on which the staking is completed. The recording date is considered to be the date that the application is received at the Mining Recorder’s office.

  • Marginal note:Duration of claim

    (5) Unless a recorded claim is leased under subsection 60(5) or its recording is cancelled under subsection 50(2) or 53(3) or section 54 or 55, the duration of a recorded claim is 10 years, beginning on its recording date, plus any suspensions recorded under section 51 and any extension under subsection 60(4).

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