For the purpose of subsection 124(1) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, a regulatory authority or a designated regulatory agency that receives an application for a licence, permit or other authorization required to carry out a proposed development, under a provision of a Federal Act and Regulations or a Northwest Territories Act or Regulations as set out in the Schedules, shall conduct a preliminary screening of the proposed development before the issuance of the licence, permit or authorization.
Implements: Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (S.C. 1998, c. 25). (2017-12-12)
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