Draft Rules of Procedure

Pursuant to Section 12.2.23 of the Agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada (Nunavut Agreement) and s. 38 of the Nunavut Planning and Project Assessment Act, S.C. 2013, c. 14, s. 2 (NuPPAA) on December 6, 2018 the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) released for consultation the following Draft Rules of Procedure and Draft Standard Impact Statement (IS) Guidelines:

The following correspondence and notices have been issued by the NIRB related to consultation on the Draft Rules of Procedure and Draft Standard IS Guidelines:
The following comment submissions have been received to date by the NIRB from interested parties regarding the Draft Rules of Procedure and Draft Standard IS Guidelines:

Rules of Procedure

The Draft Standard IS Guidelines have been developed as authorized under Article 12, Section 12.2.23(h) of the Nunavut Agreement s. 26(1)(e) of the NuPPAA and provide information to guide Proponents in the preparation of their impact statement documentation as required during the NIRB’s assessment of project proposals under Article 12 of the Nunavut Agreement and Part 3 of the NuPPAA. Once finalized, the Standard IS Guidelines will provide greater certainty for proponents wishing to develop project descriptions with sufficient information to support an assessment by the NIRB and will limit and focus the required development of project-specific guidelines issued during the assessment of a project by the NIRB.

Draft Rules of Procedure
Draft Standard IS Guidelines
2009 NIRB Rules of Procedure