140.1. An applicant for a peat lease or a lease to carry on an industrial activity or to engage in commercial export shall hold a public consultation on the project in the region where the project is situated and in the manner prescribed by regulation after submitting the application.
At the Minister’s request, the applicant shall provide the Minister with any document or information relating to the public consultation. If the Minister finds that the consultation was not carried out in the manner prescribed by regulation, the Minister may impose any additional measure.
The Minister may subject the lease to conditions designed to avoid conflicts with other uses of the territory or to follow up on comments received during the public consultation.