9. (1) Inuvialuit lands selected for conveyance on passage of the Settlement Legislation have been selected from the lands traditionally used and occupied by the Inuvialuit, as shown in Annex B, unless otherwise agreed.

9. (2) Land selections by the Inuvialuit were based on the following criteria: 

(a) lands of importance to the Inuvialuit for reasons or biological productivity or traditional pursuits, including hunting, trapping and fishing; 

(b) areas that may be important to the Inuvialuit for the future development of tourism or that may offer other economic opportunities for the Inuvialuit; 

(c) areas of importance to the Inuvialuit because of the production of the wildlife and protection of the habitat; 

(d) historic Inuvialuit sites or burial grounds; 

(e) any areas that might be used by new Inuvialuit communities to be created in the future; 

(f) lands that do not contain proved oil and gas reserves; 

(g) lands that were not privately owned and lands that did not constitute public works as of July 13, 1978. The Inuvialuit may select and own the subsurface below privately owned lands and public work sites within paragraph 7(1)(a) lands if such subsurface ownership does not interfere with the private and public work use of the surface; and 

(h) in the selection of lands under paragraphs (a) to (e), it is understood that the Inuvialuit shall acquire certain non-renewable substances that may provide economic opportunities.

9. (3) The Inuvialuit lands selected by agreement between COPE and Canada pursuant to subparagraph 7(1)(a)(i) are: 

(a) the block of land near Aklavik shown in Annex F and described in Annex F-1; 

(b) the block of land near Inuvik shown in Annex G and described in Annex G-1; 

(c) the block of land near Tuktoyaktuk shown in Annex H and described in Annex H-1, except surface title (including sand and gravel) to the part lying within the proposed Pingo Canadian Landmark Site shown in Annex H-2 and described in Annex H-4; 

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

(d) the block of land near Paulatuk shown in Annex I and described in Annex I-1; 

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

(e) the block of land near Sachs Harbour shown in Annex J and described in Annex J-1; and 

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

(f) the block of land near Holman shown in Annex K and described in Annex K-1.

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

9. (4) The Inuvialuit land selected by agreement between COPE and Canada pursuant to subparagraph 7(1)(a)(ii) is the block of land shown in Annex D as Area Number 3 and described in Annex D-1.

9. (5) The Inuvialuit lands selected by agreement between COPE and Canada pursuant to paragraph 7(1)(b) are: 

(a) the block of land near Aklavik shown in Annex F and described in Annex F-2; 

(b) the blocks of land near Inuvik shown in Annex G and described in Annex G-2; 

(c) the block of land near Tuktoyaktuk shown in Annex H-5 and described in Annex H-6; 

(d) the block of land near Paulatuk shown in Annex I-4 and described in Annex I-5; 

(e) the block of land near Sachs Harbour shown in Annex J-4 and described in Annex J-5; and 

(f) the blocks of land on Victoria Island shown in Annex K-4 and described in Annex K-5.

9. (6) All Inuvialuit lands have been selected on the basis of negotiations between Canada and COPE, as approved by the Minister.

9. (7) All Inuvialuit lands so selected shall be transferred to the Inuvialuit Land Corporation, or the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation for the Inuvialuit Land Corporation, pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement and the Settlement Legislation.

9. (8) Maps showing the selections identified in subsections 9(3), (4) and (5) signed by the parties to this agreement are recorded in the Canada Lands Survey Records at Ottawa as No's. 69419,69420, 69421, 69422 and 69423.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987 and by P.C. 2004-337, March 30, 2004