Amendments to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement

Amended P.C. 1995-2/700 April 26, 1995

5.4.2 The Study shall begin in each of the three Regions on or before January 1, 1996. The Study shall be carried out under the direction of the NWMB.

Amended P.C. 1996-1462 September 17, 1996

5.6.25 The NWMB shall establish the basic needs levels for beluga, narwhal and walrus by March 31, 1997; taking into account the fact that they are in short supply in some areas and therefore that the harvest by Inuit has been and is artificially low in relation to their needs and does not necessarily reflect their full level of needs.

Amended P.C. 1996-1462 September 17, 1996

8.2.2 Auyuittuq National Park Reserve shall become a National Park on the first anniversary of the conclusion of an IIBA pursuant to Section 8.4.4 unless it has been established at an earlier date. The Parties commit themselves to negotiate and to conclude an IIBA for Auyuittuq National Park by July 9, 1997. The boundaries of Auyuittuq National Park on the date of establishment and the boundaries of Auyuittuq National Park Reserve on the date of ratification shall be as defined in Schedule 8-1.

Amended P.C. 1996-1462 September 17, 1996

8.2.3 Ellesmere National Park Reserve shall become a National Park on the first anniversary of the conclusion of an IIBA pursuant to Section 8.4.4 unless it has been established at an earlier date. The Parties commit themselves to negotiate and to conclude an IIBA for this National Park by July 9, 1997. The boundaries of this National Park shall be defined in Schedule 8-2.

Amended P.C. 1996-1462 September 17, 1996

35.5.7 Where a person appeals to the Appeals Committee as to a decision of an interim Enrolment Committee, the Appeals Committee shall hear and determine the appeals to July 9, 1996.

Amended - P.C. 2002-297 - March 1, 2002

SCHEDULE

Schedule 29-3 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement is replaced by the following:

SCHEDULE 29-3

NEGOTIATION LOANS REPAYMENT
(Sections 29.2.1 and 29.3.4)

Outstanding Balance of Negotiation Loans

$39,760,797.68 Tungavik Federation of Nunavut

First Payment $2,913,833.80 on the first anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Second Payment $3,885,111.79 on the second anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Third Payment $4,856,389.72 on the third anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Fourth Payment $4,856,389.72 on the fourth anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Fifth Payment $4,856,389.72 on the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Sixth Payment $4,856,389.72 on the sixth anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Seventh Payment $4,856,389.72 on the seventh anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Eighth Payment $4,856,389.72 on the eighth anniversary of the signing of the Agreement

Last Payment $20,504,533.02 on March 1, 2002

TOTAL $56,441,816.93

Amended P.C. 2008-977 May 29, 2008

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

12.12.7 The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, and any successor legislation replacing that Act, shall not apply within the geographic area to which this Article applies.

12.12.8 The legislation referred to in Section 10.2.1 in respect of the processes referred to in this Article shall not be construed as successor legislation for the purposes of Section 12.12.7.

12.4.7 Where NIRB indicates to the Minister that a project proposal requires review, the Minister shall:

  1. refer the project proposal to the Minister of the Environment for review, including a review of both socio-economic and ecosystemic impacts, by a federal environmental assessment panel in accordance with Part 6 where:
    1. the project proposal involves a matter of important national interest and a federal Minister determines that, for reasons stated in writing, the project proposal would be best reviewed under Part 6, provided that:
      1. a review pursuant to this subparagraph shall occur only on an exceptional basis and shall reflect the primary objectives of section 12.2.5;
      2. such determination shall be made within 90 days or within a further consecutive 90 day period where the federal Minister notifies NIRB in writing that such an extended period is required to make the determination; and
      3. such determination shall be made following consultation with the Minister of the Environment, the territorial minister responsible for the environment and NIRB
      Or,

    2. the project proposal is to be carried out partly within and partly outside the geographic area to which this Article applies, unless the Minister, the Minister of the Environment and NIRB agree that the project proposal will be reviewed pursuant to Part 5.

Amended - P.C. 2009-132 - January 29, 2009

Proposed Amendment to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement

19.2.5 is deleted and replaced with the following:

19.2.5 Unless otherwise provided in a property description,

(a) where a river, stream, lake or other water body is wholly contained within the boundaries of a parcel of Inuit Owned Lands, title to that parcel of Inuit Owned Lands shall include the bed of that water body;

(b) where a boundary of a parcel of Inuit Owned Lands crosses a river, stream, lake or other water body, title to that parcel of Inuit Owned Lands shall include the bed of the part of that water body within the boundaries of that parcel; and

(c) where a bank of a river, stream, lake or other water body forms a boundary of a parcel of Inuit Owned Lands, title to that parcel of Inuit Owned Lands shall not include the bed of that water body.