24. Where the land use plan respects lands comprised in one of the territories referred to in paragraphs 1 to 4, the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy, to ensure that the activities, rights and interests of the various communities concerned are taken into account, shall transmit the proposed plan to the following bodies for their opinion:
(1) for the territory of the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government: the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, the Cree Nation Government, Ville de Chibougamau, Ville de Chapais, Ville de Lebel-sur-Quévillon and Ville de Matagami;
(2) for the territory contemplated in the Act respecting Cree, Inuit and Naskapi Native persons (chapter A-33.1), where the plan respects the Cree system of traplines as determined under the Act respecting hunting and fishing rights in the James Bay and New Québec territories (chapter D-13.1): the Cree Nation Government; (3) for the territory over which the Kativik Regional Government has jurisdiction by virtue of the Act respecting Northern villages and the Kativik Regional Government (chapter V-6.1): the Kativik Regional Government and, where the plan respects Category II lands intended for the Cree community of Great Whale River or Category II-N lands intended for the Naskapi community, the Cree Nation Government or the Naskapi Village of Kawawachikamach, as the case may be;
(4) for the territory of Municipalité de Côte-Nord-du-Golfe-du-Saint-Laurent: that municipality.
The land use plan may be submitted to the Government for approval after the expiry of 90 days from the date of transmission of a proposed plan to the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, the Cree Nation Government, the Kativik Regional Government or the municipality concerned, unless the latter has advised the Minister that it intends to state its views or to propose amendments to the proposed plan; in the latter case, the plan cannot be submitted to the Government for approval until the expiry of 180 days from the date of transmission of the proposed plan or until the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, the Cree Nation Government, the Kativik Regional Government or the municipality gives notice in writing of its approval of the proposed plan.
1987, c. 23, s. 24; 1995, c. 20, s. 13; 1996, c. 2, s. 957; 1999, c. 43, s. 13; 2001, c. 61, s. 17; 2003, c. 19, s. 250; 2005, c. 28, s. 196; 2009, c. 26, s. 109; 2013, c. 19, s. 83.