Nunavut Land Claims Agreement

ARTICLE 16

OUTER LAND FAST ICE ZONE – EAST BAFFIN COAST

PART 1
GENERAL

16.1.1
In the Outer Land Fast Ice Zone the following Articles shall apply, in a manner consistent with Canada's sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction, and with Canada's international obligations:

(a)
Article 5, with respect to;

(i)
all harvesting from land-fast ice, and

(ii)
all marine mammals in open waters; and

(b)
Articles 6, 11, 12 and 25.

16.1.2
In addition to the rights under Section 16.1.1, Inuit shall have the right to continue to use open waters in the Outer Land Fast Ice Zone for the purpose of harvesting, for domestic consumption, all species other than marine mammals. Inuit shall not need licences for such activities but shall be subject to all other management regulations imposed by appropriate government authorities consistent with Part 3 of Article 15.

16.1.3
Fisheries in the Outer Land Fast Ice Zone shall be managed so as not to deplete marine mammal populations.

SCHEDULE 16-1
LIMIT OF LAND FAST ICE - EAST BAFFIN COAST (for general information purposes only)

(Section 1.1.1 "Outer Land Fast Ice Zone")