14. (1) A basic goal of the Inuvialuit Land Rights Settlement is to protect and preserve the Arctic wildlife , environment and biological productivity through the application of conservation principles and practices.

14. (2) In order to achieve effective protection of the ecosystems in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region , there should be an integrated wildlife and land management regime, to be attained through various means, including the coordination of legislative authorities.


14. (24) The Inuvialuit may, without restriction, sell, trade or barter fish and marine mammal products acquired in subsistence fish eries to other Inuvialuit , regardless of residence, subject only to regulations to protect public health, to prevent sale, trade or barter to persons who do not qualify and to permit the acquisition of information necessary for the management of the fish ery.

Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT)

14. (45) A Council to be known as the Wildlife Management Advisory Council (NWT) is to be established as soon as possible after the execution of this Agreement.

As amended by P.C. 2004-337, March 30, 2004

14. (46) The Council shall initially have seven (7) members: the Chairman of the Council, one (1) representing Canada , two (2) representing the Government of the Northwest Territories, and three (3) representing the Inuvialuit .

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987

Fisheries Joint Management Committee

14.(61) To assist Canada and the Inuvialuit in administering the rights and obligations relating to fish eries under this Agreement and to assist the Minister of fish eries and Oceans of Canada in carrying out his responsibilities for the management of fish eries, the Minister of fish eries and Oceans shall establish a fish eries Joint Management Committee to advise him on matters relating to Inuvialuit and Inuvialuit Settlement Region fish eries.

Inuvialuit Game Council

14. (73) The Inuvialuit Game Council shall be established and shall have a chairman and at least one representative from each of the Hunters and Trappers Committees referred to in subsection (75) .

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987 and by P.C. 2004-337, March 30, 2004

14. (74) For the purposes of this Agreement, the Inuvialuit Game Council shall represent the collective Inuvialuit interest in wildlife . Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Inuvialuit Game Council shall, among its other activities:

Inuvialuit Hunters and Trappers Committees

14. (75) Each Inuvialuit Community Corporation shall establish a community Hunters and Trappers Committee and determine the qualifications for membership therein.  In determining those qualifications, regard shall be had to any agreements between the Inuvialuit and other native groups.

As amended by P.C. 1987-26, January 15, 1987

14. (76) A Hunters and Trappers Committee shall, among its other activities:

Research Advisory Council

14. (80) Comprehensive and continuous research and scientific investigation are required in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region to provide information on which decisions affecting wildlife and the environment can be based. Whenever possible, studies should be undertaken by existing public and private institutions.

14. (81) There shall be a central coordinating agency known as the the Research Advisory Council comprising all persons conducting research in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region who wish to participate.