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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Lands not open for prospecting or staking

 It is prohibited to prospect or stake a claim on any of the following lands:

  • (a) lands used as a cemetery;

  • (b) lands covered by a prospecting permit, a recorded claim or a lease of a recorded claim, unless the prospecting or staking is done by the permittee, claim holder or lessee;

  • (c) lands for which the minerals have been granted by the Crown;

  • (d) lands subject to a prohibition on prospecting or staking a claim under a land use plan that has been approved under federal legislation or under a land claims agreement;

  • (e) lands that have been withdrawn from disposal or set apart and appropriated by the Governor in Council under paragraphs 23(a) to (e) of the Act;

  • (f) lands that are mentioned in subsections 22(1) and 52(5), section 56, subsection 67(2) and section 85 that are not open for prospecting or staking.

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