Recommended Management Plan

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The Steering Committee will consider public comment from the previous stage, finalize the management plan and recommend it to their governments. At this point, the work of the Steering Committee has been completed and the review and approval of the management plan begins.

The approval process for the recommended management plan is articulated in the Final Agreements as follows:

Review and Approval of the Management Plan —

  1. Within 90 days the Yukon shall request each of the Three First Nations to participate in a joint review of the Recommended Management Plan and any outstanding matters.
  2. If any of the Three First Nations does not agree to participate in the review within 90 days of being requested to do so, the review may proceed without their participation.
  3. The parties participating in the review shall make reasonable efforts to reach a consensus as to the provisions to be included in the management plan.
  4. If the parties participating in the review do not reach a consensus within 90 days of commencement of the review, any of them may refer the matter to the dispute resolution process.
  5. If the matter is referred to the dispute resolution process and is not resolved, or if the matter is not referred to dispute resolution, the Minister may accept, vary, or set aside the provisions set out in the management plan.
  6. The decision of the Minister as to the provisions to be included in the management plan shall be forwarded to each of the Three First Nations in writing.
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Stage 6:
Recommended Management Plan

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