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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 42 from 2021-01-30 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Preparation and content

  •  (1) A report of work that has been done in respect of a claim must be prepared in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 2, but if the report deals only with excavation, sampling or the examination of outcrops and surficial deposits — or any combination of them — and the cost of the work is less than $20,000, the report may be a simplified report prepared in accordance with Part 2 of Schedule 2.

  • Marginal note:Work reported

    (2) Work reported in one report must have been performed within a period of not more than 12 consecutive months during the four years immediately preceding the day on which the report was submitted and after the day on which the claim was recorded.

  • Marginal note:Work before recording of claim

    (3) Despite subsection (2), work that is done during the two years immediately preceding the day on which a claim is recorded is considered to have been done during the first year following the day on which it is recorded.

  • Marginal note:Signature of report

    (4) The report must be prepared and signed

    • (a) in the case of a simplified report, by the individual who performed or supervised the work; and

    • (b) in all other cases, by a professional engineer or a professional geoscientist as those terms are defined in subsection 1(1) of the Engineers and Geoscientists Act, S Nu 2008, c. 2.

  • Marginal note:Associated documents

    (5) The report must be accompanied by the following documents:

    • (a) a statement of work in the prescribed form;

    • (b) a table setting out the cost of work by type of work, together with, for each type of work, details of the costs sufficient to enable evaluation of the report in accordance with subsection 43(1); and

    • (c) a table setting out the cost of work that is allocated to each claim.

  • Marginal note:Claim holder’s equipment or work

    (6) If a holder of a recorded claim uses their own equipment to do work or personally does work,

    • (a) the cost claimed in relation to that equipment must not be more than the cost of leasing similar equipment for the period that the equipment is used in performing the work; and

    • (b) the cost claimed in relation to that work must not be more than the cost of engaging another person to do that work.

  • Marginal note:Record keeping

    (7) The holder of a recorded claim must keep all supporting documents used to justify the cost of work and make them available on request to the Mining Recorder until the holder has received a certificate of work under section 47.

  • Marginal note:Work reported once

    (8) Work reported must not be reported in any other report.

  • SOR/2020-209, s. 8

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