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:
13. (25) The wildlife compensation provisions and procedures in this section are without prejudice to the legal rights and recourses of the parties, but where the provisions of subsections (19) to (23) are applied, the decision of the Arbitration Board is final and binding on the parties to the arbitration, subject only to the review provisions of this Agreement.
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. (6) This Agreement provides the Inuvialuit with certain harvesting rights to wildlife in the Western Arctic Region . The exercise of the Inuvialuit rights to harvest is subject to laws of general application respecting public safety and conservation . Nothing in this section gives the Inuvialuit a proprietary interest in any wildlife . Subject to the qualifications set out in subsections (15) to (18) , these harvesting rights include:
14. (24) The Inuvialuit may, without restriction, sell, trade or barter fish and marine mammal products acquired in subsistence fish eries to other Inuvialuit , regardless of residence, subject only to regulations to protect public health, to prevent sale, trade or barter to persons who do not qualify and to permit the acquisition of information necessary for the management of the fish ery.
14. (45) A Council to be known as the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT) is to be established as soon as possible after the execution of this Agreement.
As amended by P.C. 2004-337, March 30, 2004
14. (46) The Council shall initially have seven (7) members: the Chairman of the Council, one (1) representing Canada , two (2) representing the Government of the Northwest Territories, and three (3) representing the Inuvialuit .
As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987
14.(61) To assist Canada and the Inuvialuit in administering the rights and obligations relating to fish eries under this Agreement and to assist the Minister of fish eries and Oceans of Canada in carrying out his responsibilities for the management of fish eries, the Minister of fish eries and Oceans shall establish a fish eries Joint Management Committee to advise him on matters relating to Inuvialuit and Inuvialuit Settlement Region fish eries.
14. (73) The Inuvialuit Game Council shall be established and shall have a chairman and at least one representative from each of the Hunters and Trappers Committees referred to in subsection (75) .
As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987 and by P.C. 2004-337, March 30, 2004
14. (74) For the purposes of this Agreement, the Inuvialuit Game Council shall represent the collective Inuvialuit interest in wildlife . Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Inuvialuit Game Council shall, among its other activities:
14. (75) Each Inuvialuit Community Corporation shall establish a community Hunters and Trappers Committee and determine the qualifications for membership therein. In determining those qualifications, regard shall be had to any agreements between the Inuvialuit and other native groups.
As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987
14. (76) A Hunters and Trappers Committee shall, among its other activities:
14. (80) Comprehensive and continuous research and scientific investigation are required in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region to provide information on which decisions affecting wildlife and the environment can be based. Whenever possible, studies should be undertaken by existing public and private institutions.
14. (81) There shall be a central coordinating agency known as the the Research Advisory Council comprising all persons conducting research in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region who wish to participate.
15. (1) In this section, "corporation" means the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation.
15. (2) Canada shall make capital transfer payments to the corporation as financial compensation under this Settlement in accordance with the agreed schedule of payments set forth in Annex N, commencing December 31, 1984. Such payments are valued at Forty-five (45) million dollars as of December 31, 1977.
As amended January 15, 1984
16. (1) In this section,
" Inuvialuit " includes individual Inuvialuit , partnerships of Inuvialuit , any corporation or entity the majority of which is owned by Inuvialuit and ventures in which the Inuvialuit have an interest greater than 50%.
17. (1) It is acknowledged that the health, education, housing and standards of living of the Inuvialuit need to be improved. Canada agrees to provide special funding as described in subsection (3) to contribute to the accomplishment of these social goals by the Inuvialuit .
17. (2) The Inuvialuit Social development Program shall pertain to social concerns such as housing, health, welfare, mental health, education, elders and the maintenance of traditional practices and perspectives within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region .
All subsections from 18(4) up to and including 18(36) have been amended, effective March 30, 2004
18. (1) In this section,
"Court" has the meaning given that term by the Judicature Ordinance of the Northwest Territories or its successor;
"Judge" has the meaning given that term by the Judicature Ordinance of the Northwest Territories or its successor;
18. (13) Any issue for arbitration involving the Inuvialuit and Industry or the Inuvialuit and Canada shall be referred to a panel of five (5) members of the Arbitration Board , two (2) of whom shall be designated by each of the interested parties, and the Chairman or Vice-Chairman, as designated by the Chairman. If one of the interested parties is Canada , one of its panel members shall be designated by the Territorial Government in whose jurisdiction the matter arose.
18. (16) Except as otherwise provided by this Agreement, Canada , the Inuvialuit or Industry may initiate arbitration by giving notice to the other party to the dispute and a copy to the Chairman of the Arbitration Board for circulation to all members of the Board. Where a matter for arbitration is within the jurisdiction of the Government of the Northwest Territories or Yukon Territory, Canada agrees to initiate arbitration on request by the Territorial Government .