Marginal note:Negotiations not an admission of legal obligation
4. Negotiations toward an agreement described in subsection 3(1), whether or not those negotiations result in such an agreement, do not constitute an admission by Her Majesty in right of Canada of the existence of any legal obligation of Her Majesty in right of Canada toward the band in question.
Marginal note:Existing agreements approved
5. Any agreement described in subsection 3(1) executed prior to the day this Act comes into force is hereby approved and declared to have effect as of the date of its execution.
Marginal note:Approval of future agreements
6. Where an agreement described in subsection 3(1) is executed on or after the day this Act comes into force, the Governor in Council may by order approve such agreement and declare it to have effect as of the date of its execution.
Marginal note:Other claims not affected
7. Nothing in this Act affects any claims asserted by a band or the council of the band other than claims in respect of cut-off lands.
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