The Tuktut Nogait Agreement

1.2 Headings

Captions and headings used in this Agreement are intended solely for the convenience of the reader, and shall not affect the scope, intent or interpretation of this Agreement.

1.3 Time of the essence

Time shall be of the essence in the performance of all provisions of this Agreement.

1.4 Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be construed and governed in accordance with the laws of Canada and the Northwest Territories.

1.5 Enurement

This Agreement shall enure to the benefit of and bind the Parties and their respective successors and assigns.

1.6 Waiver

The failure of any Party to enforce any provision in this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such provision or affect the right of that or another Party to enforce such provision at a later date. If any Party does waive any provision in this Agreement, such waiver shall not be construed to be a further or continuing waiver of the provision. No waiver shall be deemed to have been given unless it has been given in writing.

1.7 Notice

All notices or other communications required or permitted to be given in this Agreement shall, unless otherwise provided for in this Agreement, or by mutual consent of the Parties, be given in writing and delivered by mail, fax or courier to the following persons and addresses:

  1. to the IRC: Chair, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation
    PO Box 2120
    Inuvik, NWT X0E 0T0
  2. to the IGC: Chair, Inuvialuit Game Council
    PO Box 2120
    Inuvik, NWT X0E 0T0
  3. ) to Canada: Minister of Canadian Heritage
    House of Commons
    Ottawa, ON K1A 0M5
  4. ) to the GNWT: Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
    Government of the Northwest Territories
    PO Box 1320
    Yellowknife, NWT X1A 2L9
  5. to the PCC: Chair, Paulatuk Community Corporation
    General Delivery
    Paulatuk, NWT X0E 1N0
  6. to the PHTC: President, Paulatuk Hunters and Trappers Committee
    General Delivery
    Paulatuk, NWT X0E 1N0

or such other address or person that the Parties may advise in writing from time to time. Any notice or communication so given shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee on the day that it was delivered, or on the next business day if not delivered on a business day. If the notice or communication is sent by mail or courier, it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee on the seventh business day after it was deposited in the mail, except in the event of interruption of mail service after mailing, in which event it shall be deemed to have been given on the first business day on which it has been received.

1.8 Severance

If any provision of this Agreement is invalid under any applicable law or is declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provisions shall be deemed to have been severed from the Agreement, and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.

1.9 Subject to the IFA

This Agreement is subject to the IFA. Nothing in the Agreement shall be construed to abrogate or diminish any rights or benefits accorded to the Inuvialuit under the IFA .

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