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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 55 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Date of cancellation

  •  (1) The recording of a claim is cancelled on the day that

    • (a) the Mining Recorder receives the request for its cancellation and payment of the fee under section 54;

    • (b) the time specified in paragraph 60(2)(b) has ended and no application for a lease on the claim has been received; or

    • (c) a lease on the claim has terminated without being renewed or was cancelled under subsection 63(2) or section 64.

  • Marginal note:Prohibition

    (2) For one year after the recording of a claim is cancelled, the former claim holder and any person related to the former claim holder are not permitted to

    • (a) apply for a prospecting permit for a zone, or apply to record a claim, that covers any part of the area that was covered by the claim the recording of which has been cancelled; or

    • (b) acquire a legal or beneficial interest in a prospecting permit or claim referred to in paragraph (a).

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