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Jun 11, 2014 ... Self-government agreements set out arrangements for Aboriginal groups to
govern their internal affairs and assume greater responsibility and control over
the decision making that affects their communities.
Sechelt Indian Band Self-Government Act. 1 - Short Title; 2 - Interpretation; 4 -
Purposes of Act; 5 - Sechelt Indian Band; 6 - Capacity and Powers of Band; 8 -
Sechelt Indian Band Council; 10 - Band Constitution; 12 - Amendment to Band
Constitution; 13 - Publication of Constitution and Amendments; 14 - Legislative
The Government of Canada recognizes the inherent right of self-government as
an existing Aboriginal right under section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982. After
treaties, First Nations will have decision-making authority — the jurisdiction to
develop their lands and generate their own revenues, and enhanced
opportunities to ...
Mar 12, 2018 ... Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act. 1 - Short Title; 2 - Interpretation; 4 -
Purpose and Effect of this Act; 7 - First Nation Constitutions; 10 - First Nation
Laws; 14 - Administration of Justice; 16 - Laws of General Application; 21 -
Disposition of Reserve Lands; 23 - General; 29 - Transitional Provisions; 33 to ...
Apr 2, 2015 ... Self-government agreements are one means of building sound governance and
institutional capacity that allow Aboriginal communities to contribute to, and
participate in, the decisions that affect their lives and carry out effective
relationships with other governments. Self-government agreements give ...
Aboriginal self-government has become a prominent issue in Canada over the
past several decades. While attention focused on constitutional reform in the
1980s and early 1990s, the agenda in recent years has shifted toward policy and
legislative changes. Significant developments in 1998-99 included the federal ...
the Parties nevertheless intend by this Agreement to set out certain arrangements
for a number of jurisdictions for implementation of the inherent right of self-
government by Westbank First Nation on Westbank Lands without taking any
definitive positions with respect to how an inherent right of self-government may
Many years of negotiations have, to date, produced relatively few self-
government agreements. They include those for the Cree, Naskapi and Inuit of
Northern Quebec under the 1975 James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement
and the 1978 Northeastern Québec Agreement; the Sechelt Indian Band of
British Columbia ...
As a general principle, existing self-government agreements will continue to
operate according to their existing terms. If requested by the Aboriginal groups
concerned, and with the full participation of the province or territory concerned,
the federal government ...
At the time this paper was written Christopher McCormick was the National
Spokesman for the Native Council of Canada. By examining some of the
background factors surrounding the issue of Aboriginal self-government, we can
isolate some of the problems that have surfaced in the discussions and
negotiations of the last ...
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