R-13.1 - Act respecting the land regime in the James Bay and New Québec territories

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169. To obtain the permit mentioned in section 167, the lands contemplated in an application for a permit shall have a square or rectangular shape, the sides of which shall not exceed 400 metres in length, and be marked out on the ground in the following manner:
(a)  by planting a stake at the apex of each angle of the lot of land and indicating thereon the number of the permit;
(b)  the length of the stakes above ground must be approximately one metre and twenty-five (25) centimetres and their diameter at least nine (9) centimetres; they must be squared on all four sides for a length of at least twenty-five (25) centimetres starting from the head; stumps or trees of the required dimension may be used in place of stakes;
(c)  in territory where there is no wood from which stakes conformable to the requirements of paragraph b can be made, the apices of the angles may be marked by a pile of stones and earth at least one (1) metre in diameter and fifty (50) centimetres high supporting a stake of a smaller diameter;
(d)  the lines between the stakes shall be marked out or indicated on the ground in such a way that they may be followed from one stake to the next.
1978, c. 93, s. 169.