Nunavut Mining Regulations
Marginal note:Zones excluded
10 A prospecting permit must not be issued in respect of a prospecting permit zone if, at close of business on the last business day of January in the year the permit is to be issued, either of the following situations exists:
(a) there are recorded claims or leased claims or applications to record claims in that zone and the total area covered by those claims exceeds 1250 hectares;
(b) there are recorded claims or leased claims in that zone and the total area covered by those claims is 1250 hectares or less and, in the five years preceding that day, either of the following has happened with respect to any of those recorded claims or leased claims:
(i) work has been done with respect to any of the recorded claims and has been reported on under section 41 of these Regulations or under section 41 of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Mining Regulations;
(ii) there has been a transfer recorded under section 66 of a majority of the interest in the recorded claim or lease to a person who was not, immediately before the transfer, recorded as a holder of the claim or lease and who is not related to anyone who was, immediately before the transfer, a holder of the claim or lease.
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