In response to the above-noted decision of the Yukon Court of Appeal [summarized in our e-Newsletter of 18 January 2013], the Government of Yukon has sought feedback from the public about proposed amendments to the Quartz Mining Act and the Placer Mining Act.  Amendments must be in force by 27 December 2013 to comply with the timeline imposed by the Court of Appeal.

http://www.emr.gov.yk.ca/mining/class_1_exploration_consultation.html