59. The survey of a claim, carried out in accordance with this Act and the regulations, shall remain in force and be considered to be the delimitation and description of that parcel of land until the claim is abandoned or revoked or expires or until its area is altered.
Where parcels of land subject to a claim are contiguous, the boundaries of the parcel of land subject to the older claim prevail.
Where a statement by the holder of a staked claim establishes that the parcel of land subject to the staked claim is not located within the boundaries of a parcel of land where a claim has been or may be obtained by map designation, the boundaries of the map designated parcel of land prevail.
1987, c. 64, s. 59; 2003, c. 15, s. 12.