S.C. 2002, c. 7
Assented to 2002-03-27
An Act to replace the Yukon Act in order to modernize it and to implement certain provisions of the Yukon Northern Affairs Program Devolution Transfer Agreement, and to repeal and make amendments to other Acts
Whereas Yukon is a territory that has a system of responsible government that is similar in principle to that of Canada;
And Whereas the enactment of legislation is required to implement certain provisions of the Yukon Northern Affairs Program Devolution Transfer Agreement, negotiated by representatives of certain first nations, the Government of Canada and the Yukon Government;
NOW, THEREFORE, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
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2. The definitions in this section apply in this Act.
« zone adjacente »
“adjoining area” means the area outside Yukon and landward of the northern limit described in Schedule 2.
“federal agent corporation”
« société mandataire fédérale »
“federal agent corporation” has the meaning assigned to the expression “agent corporation” by subsection 83(1) of the Financial Administration Act.
“federal conservation area”
« aire de conservation fédérale »
“federal conservation area” means an area that is
(a) a national park;
(b) public real property under the administration of the Minister of the Environment that is subject to measures imposed under the Canada Wildlife Act for the conservation of wildlife; or
(c) a protection area for migratory birds prescribed under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994.
« ancienne loi »
“former Act” means the Yukon Act, chapter Y-2 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985.
« gaz »
“gas” means natural gas and all substances produced in association with natural gas, but does not include oil or coal-bed methane.
« ministre »
“Minister” means the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
« parc national »
“national park” means a park and includes a park reserve as those terms are defined in subsection 2(1) of the Canada National Parks Act.
« pétrole »
“oil” means crude petroleum, regardless of gravity, produced at a well-head in liquid form and any other hydrocarbons, except gas and coal-bed methane. It includes hydrocarbons that may be extracted or recovered from surface or subsurface deposits of oil sand, bitumen, bituminous sand or oil shale or from other types of deposits, but does not include coal.
“public real property”
« biens réels domaniaux »
“public real property” means
(a) land in Yukon that belongs to Her Majesty in right of Canada, including mines and minerals, and buildings, structures, improvements and other fixtures on, above or below the surface of the land; and
(b) any estate, right, title or interest, including an easement, a servitude and a lease, held by Her Majesty in right of Canada in or to land in Yukon.
« eaux »
“waters” means any inland water, whether in a liquid or frozen state, on or below the surface of land.
« Yukon »
“Yukon” means the territory consisting of the area described in Schedule 1.
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