8. (1) With respect to Area Number 2 as shown in Annex D, approval for any development activity shall be withheld unless the developer proves that the proposed development activity meets acceptable environmental standards and accounts for his standard of performance. The criteria for establishing acceptable environmental standards for the project and evaluating the developer's standard of performance shall be set by the Environmental Impact Review Board.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15,1987

8. (2) Where approval is withheld pursuant to subsection (1), there shall be a right of appeal to the Minister who shall make the final decision. The procedure on appeal shall be the same as that provided in section 45 of the Territorial Land Use Regulations as amended from time to time.

8. (3) Where permits are relinquished by oil and gas developers within Area Number 2 as shown in Annex D, the relevant areas shall not be opened for future oil and gas development by Canada without prior consultation with the Inuvialuit Land Administration. For greater certainty, the Minister shall not enter into exploration agreements for those areas nor permit Petro Canada to select those areas nor issue oil and gas leases for those areas without the agreement of the Inuvialuit Land Administration or, if the Inuvialuit Land Administration does not agree, without the approval of the Governor in Council.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987

8. (4) No dredging or development activity, such as the building of drilling platforms or fuel storage facilities, shall be carried on in the waters of the areas shown as Areas Number 1 and Number 2 as shown in Annex D.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987

8. (5) The title to the 800 square miles of land selected in Cape Bathurst (the "Cape Bathurst selection") pursuant to subparagraph 7(1)(a)(ii), shown as Area Number 3 in Annex D, shall be subject to permits 4954 and 4955, as approximately shown in the parts marked "a" within Area Number 3 as shown in Annex D.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987

8. (6) Any new subsurface development with respect to the Cape Bathurst selection shall be subject to the consent of Canada.

8. (7) Where Canada wishes to approve development of land under permits numbered 4954 and 4955, any approval for access shall be withheld unless the developer proves that the proposed development activity meets acceptable environmental standards and accounts for his standard of performance. The criteria for establishing acceptable environmental standards for the project and evaluating the developer's standard of performance shall be set by the Environmental Impact Review Board. The provisions of subsection (2) apply with such modifications as the circumstances require.