Principles

14. (1) A basic goal of the Inuvialuit Land Rights Settlement is to protect and preserve the Arctic wildlife, environment and biological productivity through the application of conservation principles and practices.

14. (2) In order to achieve effective protection of the ecosystems in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, there should be an integrated wildlife and land management regime, to be attained through various means, including the coordination of legislative authorities.

14. (3) It is recognized that in the future it may be desirable to apply special protective measures under laws, from time to time In force, to lands determined to be important from the standpoint of wildlife, research or harvesting. The appropriate ministers shall consult with the Inuvialuit Game Council from time to time on the application of such legislation.

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

14. (4) It is recognized that one of the means of protecting and preserving the Arctic wildlife, environment and biological productivity is to ensure the effective integration of the Inuvialuit into all bodies, functions and decisions pertaining to wildlife management and land management in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.

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

14. (5) The relevant knowledge and experience of both the Inuvialuit and the scientific communities should be employed in order to achieve conservation.