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Legislation
January, 2015
Canada

Section 4 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that the Délîne Agreement is approved, given effect and declared valid, and has the force of law. The Act also rules that the Délîne Got’înê Government is a legal entity and has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person. Furthermore, Délîne law that is made in accordance with the Délîne Agreement and has the force of law. The text consists of 17 sections

Implements: Déline Final Self-Government Agreement. (2015-02-08)
Implements: Constitution Act, 1982. (1982-04-17)

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Regulations
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Regulations are made under section 19 of the Northwest Territories Lands Act. In particular, the Regulations lay down provisions relating to dredging activities. Section 2 establishes that the Minister may issue to an applicant a lease granting the exclusive right to dredge for minerals in the submerged bed of a river. The text - consisting of 17 sections - deals with the following aspects: leases, fees, royalties. One Schedule laying down the amount fees charged is enclosed.

Implements: Northwest Territories Lands Act (S.N.W.T. 2014, c. 13). (2015)

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Legislation
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Act provides for community planning and development in the North West Territories. In particular, the purpose of a community plan is to provide a policy framework to guide the physical development of a municipality, having regard to sustainability, the environment, and the economic, social and cultural development of the community.

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Regulations
Canada, Americas, Northern America

Section 1 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that in recognition of the cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of the Northwest Territories, and in recognition of the significant contributions of Aboriginal persons to the Northwest Territories, and to celebrate and honour those cultures and contributions, June 21 of each year shall be known as "National Aboriginal Day" and shall be observed as a public holiday. The text consists of 2 sections.

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Legislation
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Act establishes the community government of Behchoko, Whatì, Gamètì, and Wekweetì, and describes their boundaries. This Act covers the composition and role of the community council, eligibility to vote, the duties of the chief, and it details the powers of these municipalities.

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Legislation
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Act establishes that the Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement among the Tlicho and the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada is approved, given effect and declared valid, and has the force of law. The Act also approves the Tlicho Tax Treatment Agreement. Section 7 establishes that sums required to meet the monetary obligations of the Government of the Northwest Territories under the Tlicho Agreement shall be paid from money appropriated for that purpose out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund. The text consists of 13 sections.

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Legislation
Canada, Americas, Northern America

For the purpose of the present Act "Intergovernmental Agreement" means the Northwest Territories Intergovernmental Agreement on Lands and Resources Management between the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Aboriginal Parties that was made on February 27, 2014; and "Aboriginal Party" means the Gwich’in Tribal Council, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Sahtu Secretariat Inc., Tåîchô Government and any other Aboriginal Government that becomes a party to the Intergovernmental Agreement.

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Legislation
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Act provides the Government of the Northwest Territories with authority related to the disposition and use of land, including the disposition of subsurface minerals. Furthermore, it provides the Government of the North West Territories with the authority to lease and sell land, and sets out prohibitions on trespass and the unauthorized use of public lands.

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Regulations
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Regulations are made under section 19 of the Northwest Territories Lands Act. Section 2 establishes that the areas of the Northwest Territories that are under the administration of the Commissioner and that are not part of the Mackenzie Valley unless otherwise provided for in the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (Canada), are set apart and appropriated as a land management zone, and these regulations apply in that zone.

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Regulations
Canada, Americas, Northern America

The present Regulations are made under section 6 of the Northwest Territories Lands Act. Section 4 establishes that an application to lease or purchase territorial lands must be made to a land agent and must be accompanied by the application fee set out in the Schedule. The text - consisting of 18 sections deals with the following aspects: sale of territorial lands, leasing of territorial lands, grazing leases, fees.

Implements: Northwest Territories Lands Act (S.N.W.T. 2014, c. 13). (2015)

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