13. (13) Every developer, other than a government but including a Crown corporation, shall be required to prove financial responsibility before being authorized to undertake any development in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

13. (14) The government authority empowered to permit the development and set the terms and conditions thereof may require a developer to provide for and ensure financial responsibility with respect to the obligations and undertakings provided in this section in the form of a letter of credit, guarantee or indemnity bond or any other form satisfactory to the government authority.