First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 17 from 2008-02-01 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Obligation of first nation
  •  (1) A first nation shall, in accordance with the Framework Agreement and following the community consultation process provided for in its land code, establish general rules and procedures, in cases of breakdown of marriage, respecting the use, occupation and possession of first nation land and the division of interests or rights in first nation land.

  • Marginal note:Establishment of rules and procedures

    (2) The first nation shall, within twelve months after its land code comes into force, incorporate the general rules and procedures into its land code or enact a first nation law containing the general rules and procedures.

  • Marginal note:Disputes

    (3) The first nation or the Minister may refer any dispute relating to the establishment of the general rules and procedures to an arbitrator in accordance with the Framework Agreement.

  • 1999, c. 24, s. 17;
  • 2007, c. 17, s. 6.
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