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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 5 from 2020-11-01 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Lands not open for prospecting

  •  (1) It is prohibited to prospect on

    • (a) lands covered by a prospecting permit;

    • (b) lands covered by a recorded claim or a leased claim;

    • (c) lands mentioned in any of subsections 52(5) and (6), 56(1) and (2), 62.1(5) and (6) and 67(2), section 85 and subsections 93(4) to (6) that are not open for prospecting;

    • (d) lands that have been withdrawn from disposal under paragraph 23(a) of the Act or set apart and appropriated under any of paragraphs 23(b) to (e) of the Act by the Governor in Council;

    • (e) lands for which the minerals have been granted by the Crown;

    • (f) lands subject to a prohibition on prospecting under a land use plan that has been approved under federal legislation or under a land claims agreement; and

    • (g) lands used as a cemetery.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (2) The prohibition under paragraph (1)(a) does not apply to the permittee and the prohibition under paragraph (1)(b) does not apply to the claim holder or the lessee.

  • SOR/2020-209, s. 3

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