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Nunavut Mining Regulations

Version of section 9 from 2014-03-28 to 2020-10-31:

Marginal note:Application for prospecting permit

  •  (1) A licensee may apply to the Mining Recorder for a prospecting permit for the exclusive right to prospect and stake claims in a prospecting permit zone specified in the application.

  • Marginal note:Requirements for application

    (2) An application for a prospecting permit must

    • (a) be in the prescribed form;

    • (b) be received by the Mining Recorder between February 1 and close of business on the last business day of November before the year in which it is to commence;

    • (c) be accompanied by payment of the applicable fee set out in Schedule 1; and

    • (d) include a description of the work proposed to be carried out.

  • Marginal note:Payment of charge

    (3) In addition, the licensee must pay to the Mining Recorder the charge referred to in subparagraph 14(a)(i) or (b)(i), as the case may be.

  • Marginal note:Remission

    (4) If a charge has been paid under subsection (3) but no prospecting permit is issued with respect to the application, the charge is remitted.

  • Marginal note:Repayment

    (5) Any charge referred to in subparagraph 14(a)(i) or (b)(i) that has been paid to the Mining Recorder and that is remitted under this section must be repaid by the Minister to the person entitled to it.

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