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MINING AND LANDS TRIBUNAL (ENVIRONMENT AND LAND TRIBUNALS ONTARIO)

Ministry
ATTORNEY GENERAL
URL
http://elto.gov.on.ca/tribunals/mlt/about-the-mlt/
Address
1500 - 655 BAY STREET
TORONTO
M5G1E5
Phone
(416) 212-6349
Fax
(416) 212-6349
Background
Ministry of Natural Resources Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.31; Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009, S.O. 2009, c. 33, Sched. 5, s. 15; O. Reg. 126/10
Function

The Mining and Lands Tribunal (MLT) is an independent adjudicative tribunal responsible for hearing and deciding matters under legislation administered by the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF). These matters can include the resolution of mining and lands disputes and appeals of decisions made by conservation authorities, which involve property owners who want to develop lands in floodplains and wetlands.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council appoints two or more members, one of whom may be designated as chair. In accordance with the governance structure of the clusters, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may appoint: an executive chair to be responsible for all of the adjudicative tribunals included in a cluster; an associate chair for each adjudicative tribunal that is included in a cluster; one or more of the associate chairs as alternate executive chairs of the cluster; one or more vice-chairs for each adjudicative tribunal that is included in a cluster. The executive chair and each alternate executive chair must also be members of each of the adjudicative tribunals in the cluster, and the associate chair and each vice-chair must also be members of the tribunal to which they are appointed as associate chair and vice-chair.

Term

There is no limit in legislation.

Meetings
Hearings are held in locations throughout the province during the year. Preparation time is required for meetings. Travel is also required.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. VICE-CHAIR (PART-TIME) MAUREEN CARTER-WHITNEY
18-Apr-2018 - 31-Dec-2018
TORONTO
2. MEMBER (PART-TIME) HELEN JACKSON
18-Apr-2018 - 31-Dec-2018
TORONTO
3. MEMBER (PART-TIME) HARRISON ANDREW HALPENNY
01-Apr-2018 - 17-Jul-2019
ORLEANS
4. EXECUTIVE CHAIR OF ELTO JERRY DEMARCO
03-Apr-2018 - 02-Apr-2019
TORONTO
5. ALTERNATE EXECUTIVE CHAIR OF ELTO PAUL MULDOON
01-Apr-2018 - 31-Mar-2019
TORONTO