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Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act

Version of section 5.2 from 2019-08-28 to 2023-01-11:


Marginal note:Time limits

  •  (1) The failure of any of the following to exercise a power or perform a duty or function within a period or time limit fixed or prescribed under this Act does not terminate their authority to do so nor does it invalidate any document prepared or submitted or any decision or action taken in the exercise of such a power or the performance of such duty or function:

    • (a) the federal Minister;

    • (b) the Gwich’in Land Use Planning Board;

    • (c) the Sahtu Land Use Planning Board;

    • (d) the Gwich’in Land and Water Board;

    • (e) the Sahtu Land and Water Board;

    • (f) the Wekeezhii Land and Water Board;

    • (g) the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board;

    • (h) a responsible minister, as defined in section 111;

    • (i) the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board or one of its panels;

    • (j) a joint panel established under subsection 140(2) or paragraph 141(2)(b) or (3)(a) or a review panel referred to in subsection 40(2) of the Impact Assessment Act; and

    • (k) a designated regulatory agency, as defined in section 111.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply with respect to

    • (a) the periods fixed by regulations referred to in subsections 138.1(2), (3) and (4) and 141(4); and

    • (b) any other period or time limit fixed by regulations that is exempted from the application of subsection (1) by regulation.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Governor in Council may, by regulation, exempt a period or time limit set out in the regulations, other than those referred to in paragraph 2(a), from the application of subsection (1).

  • 2014, c. 2, s. 115
  • 2019, c. 28, s. 164
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