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Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act (S.C. 2003, c. 7).

País
Canadá
Tipo de documento
Legislación
Fecha
2016 (2003)
Fuente
FAO, FAOLEX
Título completo
An Act to establish a process for assessing the environmental and socio-economic effects of certain activities in Yukon.
Materia
Medio ambiente gen.
Palabra clave
EIA Institución Auditoría ambiental Acceso-a-la-justicia Pueblos indígenas Conocimientos tradicionales/ conocimiento indígena Control de la contaminación Seguridad ambiental Monitoreo Eco-productos/ecoprocesos
Área geográphica
Americas, América del Norte
Resumen

The present Act, in fulfilment of certain obligations under the Umbrella Final Agreement between Canada, the Yukon Territory and the Council of Yukon Indians, creates a process for assessing the environmental and socio-economic effects of activities in Yukon. The Act also establishes a Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board with assessment staff in six or more designated offices in communities throughout Yukon. They serve as the main instruments for the assessment of the environmental and socio-economic effects of activities in Yukon. Furthermore, the Act provides for the making of regulations prescribing lists of activities that may be subject to assessment, and governing decision-making in response to recommendations made by assessment bodies. The text consists of 134 sections divided into 3 Parts as follows: Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board and designated offices (1); Assessment process and decision documents (2); Transitional provisions, consequential and coordinating amendments and commencement (3). One Schedule is enclosed.

Texto completo
Inglés/Francés
Página web
www.gov.yk.ca