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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act defines how resource development shall be managed in Nunavut. In particular, the Act: 1) establishes in legislation the continuation of the Nunavut Planning Commission (NPC) and Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) and clearly defines their powers, duties and functions, including how their commissioners/board members are appointed. It also clearly defines the roles and authorities of Inuit, and the federal and territorial government; 2) creates a "single window" approach to the review process.

  2. 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    This comprehensive Agreement between Canada, British Columbia and the Tla’amin Nation is a Treaty and a Land Claims Agreement within the meaning of sections 25 and 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. The Agreement exhaustively sets out the rights of Tla’amin First Nation, their attributes, the geographic extent of those rights, and the limitations to those rights to which the Parties have agreed.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    This comprehensive Agreement is a Treaty and a Land Claims Agreement within the meaning of sections 25 and 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

  6. Library Resource
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Agreement is the first combined land, resources and self-government Agreement in the Northwest Territories. Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories(GNWT) and the Tlicho are Parties to the Agreement. The Agreement provides the Tlicho with ownership of a single block of 39,000 square kilometres of land, including subsurface resources, adjacent to or surrounding the four Tlicho communities. The Agreement also provides for self-government. A regional Tlicho Government was created with law-making authority over Tlicho Citizens in their communities and on their lands.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act relating to the St. Peter’s Indian Reserve.

    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    Section 2 of the present Act establishes that the patents of lands included in the St. Peter’s Indian Reserve issued by His Majesty and the sales of such lands made on behalf of His Majesty in the said Reserve are hereby confirmed and made good. The text consists of 3 sections.

  8. 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.

  9. Library Resource

    An Act relating to self-government for the Sechelt Indian Band.

    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purposes of the present Act are to enable the Sechelt Indian Band to establish and maintain self-government for itself and its members on Sechelt lands and to obtain control over and the administration of the resources and services available to its members. Section 5 establishes that the Sechelt Indian Band is hereby established to replace the Indian Act Sechelt Band.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act respecting certain provisions of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and the Northeastern Quebec Agreement relating principally to Cree and Naskapi local government and to the land regime governing Category IA and Category IA-N land.

    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act is made under the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. In particular, the Act deals with Category IA and Category IA-N native lands and their local administration. Category IA lands are those that were transferred from the Province of Quebec to the Government of Canada for the exclusive use and profit of the Cree bands in the James Bay region.

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