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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2016
    Canada

    The present Order is made under the Territorial Lands Act. In particular, the purpose of this Order is to withdraw from disposal certain tracts of territorial lands in order to facilitate the conclusion of Aboriginal land agreements. In particular, section 2 establishes that the tracts of territorial lands set out in the Schedule, including the surface and subsurface rights to the lands, are withdrawn from disposal for a period of three years beginning on the day on which this Order is made. The text consists of 5 sections and 1 Schedule.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 2013
    Canada

    The present Act requires that 581 First Nations, defined as an Indian band under the Indian Act, make their audited consolidated financial statements and a Schedule of Remuneration and Expenses of chief and council available to their members as well as publish it on a website.

  3. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Regulations are made under the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act. In particular, the Regulations provide for the establishment of a land registry system, under the control and supervision of the Minister for the registration of rights and interests in Category IA and IA-N l and in buildings situated thereon. The Land Registry System shall consist of the following registry offices: a) a Central Land Registry Office; b) one local Land Registry Office for each Cree band; and c) a Local Land Registry Office for the Naskapi band.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of the present Act is to transfer control over Crown lands and natural resources from the federal government to the Province of Saskatchewan.Section 2 of the Act confirms the Agreement set out in the Schedule (Memorandum of Agreement, made on 14 December 1929).Under the present Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (N.R.T.A.) the Government of Canada agrees that provincial laws respecting game shall apply to the Indians within provincial boundaries in order to secure the continuance of the supply of game and fish for the support and subsistence of Indians.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The purpose of the present Act is to transfer control over Crown lands and natural resources from the federal government to the Province of Manitoba. Section 2 of the Act confirms the Agreement set out in the Schedule (Memorandum of Agreement, made on 14 December 1929). Under the present Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (N.R.T.A.) the Government of Canada agrees that provincial laws respecting game shall apply to the Indians within provincial boundaries in order to secure the continuance of the supply of game and fish for the support and subsistence of Indians.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    Canada, Americas, Northern America

    The present Act gives effect to the Tla’amin Final Agreement. In this connexion section 4 establishes that the Agreement is approved, given effect and declared valid and has the force of law. The text consists of 20 sections.

    Implements: Tla’amin Final Agreement. (2014-04-11)

  8. 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.

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