|Name:||Northern Jobs and Growth Act (S.C. 2013, c. 14).|
|Subject(s):||Indigenous and tribal peoples|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Department of Justice, Canada PDF of Act (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-07-22)
|Abstract/Citation:||Part 1 enacts the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act, which implements certain provisions of Articles 10 to 12 of the land claims agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada that was ratified, given effect and declared valid by the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act, which came into force on July 9, 1993.
Part 2 enacts the Northwest Territories Surface Rights Board Act, which implements provisions of certain land claim agreements. In particular, that Act establishes the Northwest Territories Surface Rights Board, whose purpose is to resolve matters in dispute relating to terms and conditions of access to lands and waters in the Northwest Territories and the compensation to be paid in respect of that access.