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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2020-11-01 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Prohibition on removing minerals

  •  (1) It is prohibited to remove minerals or processed minerals from, or develop a mine within, the area of a recorded claim or a leased claim, except in the case of the holder of the recorded claim or the lessee.

  • Marginal note:Limitation respecting holder of recorded claim

    (2) It is prohibited to remove minerals or processed minerals whose gross value exceeds $100,000 from a recorded claim that is not subject to a lease, except if the removal is for the purposes of assay and testing to determine the existence, location, extent, quality or economic potential of a mineral deposit within the claim.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition on construction and disposal

    (3) It is prohibited to erect on a recorded claim any building to be used as a dwelling or any mill, concentrator or other mine building, or to create any tailings or waste disposal area for the purpose of the commencement of production from a mine, unless the claim holder has been issued a lease of the surface rights to, or a grant of, the land covered by the claim.

  • SOR/2020-209, s. 4
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