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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 23 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Area of claim — excluded lands

  •  (1) The area of a claim must not exceed 1250 hectares, and must not include any lands referred to in section 5.

  • Marginal note:Shape and boundaries of claim

    (2) Every claim must, as nearly as possible, meet all of the following specifications:

    • (a) it is rectangular in shape;

    • (b) its boundaries run north, south, east and west astronomically;

    • (c) the length of each boundary is 500 metres or a multiple of 500 metres;

    • (d) the length of the longest boundary is not more than five times the length of the shortest.

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