Amendments to the Implementation Plan for the Sahtu Dene and Metis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement
Amended - P.C. 2004-1067 - September 23, 2004
List of Substantive amendments to the Sahtu Dene and Metis Implementation Plan
- The Sahtu Dene and Metis Implementation Plan (IP) has been renewed and the term is from June 23, 2004 to March 31, 2014.
Annex A: Financial Payments
- The Settlement Area Harvest Study has been extended for three years until 2007 at a cost of $200,000.
- Within Treasury Board approved mandate, the planning assumptions, costed worksheets and funding levels for the boards and committees established pursuant to the Agreement have been updated as follows:
|Renewable Resources Board||$534,528||$691,856|
|Renewable Resource Councils||$251,095||$325,000|
|Land Use Planning Board||$245,984||$318,385|
|Land and Water Board||$650,827||$842,388|
|Sahtu Secretariat Incorporated||$397,889||$515,000|
|Government of the Northwest Territories||$226,493||$293,156|
- How Base Funding Amounts, Adjustment Factors (i.e. Canada Final Domestic Demand Implicit Price Index) and Net Transfer Amounts are to be calculated is set out.
Annex D: Roles and Responsibilities of the Implementation Committee
- Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Sahtu Secretariat Incorporated will continue to designate a senior representative to the Implementation Committee for the second ten year implementation period.
- The Implementation Committee will continue to act in conformity with the Agreement and be guided by the IP
- The Implementation Committee shall continue to operate on a consensus basis and keep a record of issues discussed and its determinations
- Each party shall continue to be responsible for the costs of the participation of its appointee to the Implementation Committee
- The Implementation Committee shall continue to submit an annual report, which shall be made public, on the implementation of the Agreement
- The Implementation Committee will initiate and complete a full review of the Implementation Plan no later than April 2012.
- Following the completion of the full review and no later than April 2013, the Implementation Committee will make recommendations to the parties respecting the continued implementation of the Agreement.
- The Implementation Committee will continue to attempt to resolve any outstanding implementation issue(s) which arise through discussion and negotiation.
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