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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of this Act is to establish the Specific Claims Tribunal, the mandate of which is to decide issues of validity and compensation relating to specific claims of First Nations. In particular, the Tribunal is responsible for holding hearings to decide the validity of specific claims and any compensation arising from those claims. The text - consisting of 43 sections – deals, inter alia, with the following aspects: rules of the Tribunal, Advisory Committee, costs, powers of the Tribunal, specific claims, extended meaning of Crown, exceptions, hearing and decisions.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act makes provisions for the settlement of differences between the governments of the Dominion of Canada and the Province of British Columbia respecting Indian Lands and certain other Indian Affairs in the afore-mentioned Province. In particular, section 2 grants powers to the Governor in Council to settle such differences with respect to Indian matters. The text consists of 3 sections.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Regulations are made under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act. For the purpose of the Regulation “assessable property” means reserve land, an interest in reserve lands or a right to occupy, possess or use reserve lands, that is subject to assessment under a property assessment law. Section 4 establishes that any person may appeal an assessment or a reconsideration of an assessment of the assessable property to an assessment review board established by the Council of the First Nation. Appel procedures are set out in sections 3 to 13. The text consists of 14 sections.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act establishes a Board to be called the «Yukon Surface Rights Board», responsible for disputes concerning surface rights in respect of land in the Yukon Territory. The text consists of 80 sections divided into 5 Parts as follows: Yukon Surface Rights Board (I); Settlement lands (II); Mineral rights disputes on non-settlement land (III); General (IV); Related amendments and comint into force (V).

  5. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement is an initiative by 14 First Nations to take over the management and control of their lands and resources. The Agreement sets out the principle components of this new land management process. Furthermore, the present Agreement provides First Nations with all legal status and powers needed to manage and govern their lands and resources. While First Nations will not be able to sell their land, they will be able to lease or develop their lands and resources, subject to any limits imposed by their own community in laws and Land Codes.

  6. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement constitutes a final settlement of the aboriginal rights of the Labrador Inuit in Canada and exhaustively sets out the rights of the Labrador Inuit that recognized and confirmed by section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. In exchange for the rights and benefits specified in the Agreement, Inuit will cede and release to Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador all of their aboriginal rights outside of Labrador Inuit Lands and Aboriginal rights related to subsurface resources in Labrador Inuit Lands.

  7. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement outlines the relationships and obligations between the Iniut of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada. This Agreement – also referred to as Nunavut Land Claims Agreement - is a land claims agreement between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area (part of the Northwest Territories) and the Government of Canada subject to the Constitution Act of 1982. The lands are not deemed to be "Lands Reserved for Indians" with respect to the Constitution Act of 1867.

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