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October 18, 2005

Pacific Booker Submits "Draft Terms of Reference"

Vancouver, B.C. - October 18, 2005 - Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. has submitted a "Draft Terms of Reference" to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO), for an Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate, under the BC Environmental Assessment Act SBC 2002, Chapter 43, for the construction, operation and maintenance, and decommissioning and reclamation of an open-pit mine at the Company's Morrison property, located 35 km north of the village of Granisle, B.C.

The October 14 application is in response to a Section 10(1)(c) order issued by the BCEAO stating that "the Project constitutes a reviewable project pursuant to Part 3 of the Reviewable Project Regulations (BC Reg 370/02) as the proposed new mineral mine will have an ore production capacity exceeding the threshold of 75,000 tonnes per year".

The final "Terms of Reference" will be developed in consultation with government agencies, First Nations and the public.

To view the "Draft Terms of Reference" and other timely information regarding Pacific Booker Minerals Inc., please visit the website home page and reports section.

On behalf of the Board,

Erik Tornquist, Executive Director

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