Definitions and General Principles

13. (2) In this section,

" actual wildlife harvest loss " means provable loss or diminution of wildlife harvesting, or damage to property used in harvesting wildlife , or both.

" future harvest loss " means provable damage to habitat or disruption of harvestable wildlife having a foreseeable negative impact on future wildlife harvesting.

13. (3) Subject to this section, the Inuvialuit shall be compensated for actual wildlife harvest loss resulting from development in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region .

Liability for Damage

13. (15) Where it is established that actual wildlife harvest loss or future harvest loss was caused by development , the liability of the developer shall be absolute and he shall be liable without proof of fault or negligence for compensation to the Inuvialuit and for the cost of mitigative and remedial measures as follows:

(a) where the loss was caused by one developer , that developer shall be liable;

(b) where the loss was caused by more than one developer , those developer s shall be jointly and severally liable; and