42.1. Every person other than a Naskapi operating as an outfitter in Category I-N or II-N lands of the Northeastern Québec region on 31 January 1978 may carry on his operations in the same manner as before, unless
(a) by 31 January 1980, he receives, outside his operating season as an outfitter, a written notice of at least two years to cease his operations; such a notice must come from the Naskapi band council if his outfitting operation is situated in Category IA-N lands, or from the Naskapi village if it is situated in Category IB-N or II-N lands;
(b) the authorization to carry on his operations that must be sent to him on 31 January 1980 for a minimum period of five years and a maximum period of nine years, by the Naskapi band council if his outfitting operation is situated in Category IA-N lands or by the Naskapi village if his outfitting operation is situated in Category IB-N or II-N lands, specifies different conditions of operation.
A person contemplated in this section must cease his operations on the date fixed in the notice contemplated in subparagraph a of the first paragraph or, unless he is otherwise notified by the body concerned, at the expiry of the time fixed by the authorization that is sent to him under subparagraph b of the first paragraph.
1979, c. 25, s. 73; 1996, c. 2, s. 654; 1999, c. 40, s. 110.