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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

    A major piece of legislation to organize boundaries and administration of the Northwest Territories., and in particular of aboriginal peoples. For the purpose of the present Act “Agreement” means the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement that was made on 25 June 2013. “Aboriginal party” means an Aboriginal organization that is a party to the Agreement. Section 4 establishes that a Commissioner of the Northwest Territories must be appointed by order of the governor in Council.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act – consisting of 1 section – confirms and ratifies the Agreement – contained in the Schedule - between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Province of New Brunswick respecting Indian Reserves. For the purpose of the present Agreement “patented lands” means those tracts of land in the Province in respect of which Canada accepted surrenders of their rights and interests therein from the Indians entitled to the use and occupation thereof and in respect of which grants were made by Letters Patent issued under the Great Seal of Canada.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    Together with the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement, the present Act establishes the Nunavut Surface Rights Tribunal. The Tribunal is responsible for regulating entry and access to lands, for determining rights of, and compensation payable to, the titleholder and for determining the amount for wildlife compensation claims in the Nunavut Settlement Area. Section 14 establishes the Nunavut Water Board.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of the present Act and orders of the Governor in Council made pursuant to this Act is to bring into effect self-government agreements concluded with First Nations. The Act deals, inter alia, with the following issues: First Nations constitutions, First Nations Laws, administration of justice, laws of general application, disposition of reserve lands, transitional provisions. The text consists of 40 sections and 3 Schedules as follows: Yukon First Nations (I); First nations having self-government agreements in effect (II); Legislative powers (III).

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act provides for the implementation of an agreement respecting Indian lands in Ontario. The text consists of 7 sections and 1 Schedule containing the Agreement between Indians and the government of Ontario relating to land or natural resources.

    Implemented by: Specific Agreement Confirmation Regulations (SOR 92-677). (1992-11-23)

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    An Act to approve, give effect to and declare valid land claims agreements entered into between Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, the Government of Yukon and certain first nations in Yukon, to provide for approving, giving effect to and declaring valid other land claims agreements entered into after this Act comes into force, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

  8. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act is also referred to as Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (N.R.T.A.). In particular, the purpose of the present Agreement is to transfer control over Crown lands and natural resources to the Province of Alberta. The text consists of 2 sections and 1 Schedule containing the Agreement between the government of Canada and the government of the Province of Alberta.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The First Nations Land Management Act (FNLMA) was passed by the federal Parliament in 1999 on the initiative of fourteen Indian Act Bands wishing to escape the land management provisions of the Indian Act in order to improve their capacities and opportunities for economic development. The Act provides the term "first nation" meaning an Indian Act band named in a schedule. Additional First Nations may request the Governor-in-Council to have the Act applied to them.

  10. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act lays down provisions relating to Crown lands in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. The Act contains at the outset a definition clause referring to various terms therein employed, such as “Crown”, “land”, “permit”, “territorial lands”, “timber”. The text- consisting of 30 sections - considers the following issues: Land management zones, sale or lease of territorial lands, mining rights, reservation from grants, slides, streams and lake fronts, trespass on territorial lands.

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