Registration SOR/80-198 27 March, 1980
Territorial Lands Act
Yukon Placer Mining Act
Prohibition and Withdrawal of Certain Lands from Disposal Order, 1980. No. 1
P.C 1980-679 20 March, 1980
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to section 19 of the Territorial Lands Act and section 93 of the Yukon Placer Mining Act, is pleased hereby to revoke Order in Council P.C 1978-2195 of 5th July, 1978* and to make the annexed Order prohibiting entry on certain lands in the Yukon Territory.
ORDER PROHIBITING ENTRY ON CERTAIN LANDS IN THE YUKON TERRITORY
1. This Order may be cited as the Prohibition and Withdrawal of Certain Lands from Disposal Order, 1980. No. 1.
Yukon Placer Mining Act
2. Pursuant to section 93 of the Yukon Placer Mining Act, entry is hereby prohibited on the lands described in the schedule for the purpose of locating a claim or prospecting for gold or other precious minerals or stones.
Territorial Lands Act
3. Pursuant to section 19 of the Territorial Lands Act, for the reason that the lands described in Part 1 of the schedule are required for a National Park and other conservation purposes, the said lands, including all mines and minerals, whether solid liquid or gaseous, and all easement, servitudes and other interests in real property, are hereby withdrawn from disposal under the Territorial Lands Act.
In the Yukon Territory, adjoining the easterly, northerly, and westerly boundaries of said Territory.
All that parcel of land more particularly described as follows:
Commencing at a point on the International Boundary between Alaska and the Yukon Territory at Monument number 51 at approximate latitude 67025'00<" and longitude 141°00'00";
thence in a northeasterly, easterly and southerly direction along the left bank of the Porcupine River for a distance of 130 miles, more or less, to a point at approximate latitude 67°17'00" and longitude 137°37'00", said point being at the confluence of the Bell River with the Porcupine River:
thence in a northeasterly direction to the left bank of the Bell River and then in a northeasterly, southerly and northeasterly direction along the said left bank for a distance of approximately 80 miles to a point on the left bank of an unnamed creek at approximate latitude 67°41'00" and longitude 136° 37'00";
thence in an easterly, northerly and easterly direction along the left bank of said creek and the south shore of Summit Lake to a point on the Boundary between the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories at approximate latitude 67°42'30" and longitude 136°27'00";
thence due north along said boundary to the shore of Mackenzie Bay of the Beaufort Sea at approximate latitude 68°52'30" and longitude 136°27'00";
thence in a northwesterly direction along the shore of the Beaufort Sea to a point on the International Boundary between Alaska and the Yukon Territory at approximate latitude 69°39'00" and longitude 141°00'00";
thence due south along the said International Boundary to the point of commencement.
The islands within three statute miles of the shore of the Beaufort Sea west of the boundary between the Yukon Territory and the Northwest Territories, and Herschel Island.
SAVING, EXCEPTING AND RESERVING thereout and therefrom all lands and buildings shown as reserved for any department of the Government of Canada or for the Government of the Yukon Territory or for the Northern Canada Power Commission in the Territorial Lands Property Registers in the Land Management Division of the Northern Affairs Program of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development at Ottawa.
SAVING. EXCEPTING AND RESERVING thereout and therefrom all lands within a radius of two miles from the southwest corner of Lot 1, Group 1302. in the settlement of Old Crow, as said Lot is shown on plan of record number 42622 in the Canada Lands Surveys Records at Ottawa.
In the Yukon Territory, in Group 1302. all that strip of land lying four and five tenths metres on either side of the centre line of an electrical power distribution line extending from The Yukon Electrical Company Limited's power house in the Settlement of Old Crow approximately five and six tenths kilometres to the Canadian National Railway Company's Microwave Station on Crow Mountain, as the centre line of the said distribution line is shown on drawing number 6312 of record on file number 8-3-1302-0-6 in the Land Management Division of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development at Ottawa.
SAVING. EXCEPTING AND RESERVING thereout and therefrom all mines and minerals whether solid, liquid or gaseous, and the right to work the same.