Indian Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. I-5)

Act current to 2015-07-09 and last amended on 2015-04-02. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 5]

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 5]

ROADS AND BRIDGES

Marginal note:Roads, bridges, etc.
  •  (1) A band shall ensure that the roads, bridges, ditches and fences within the reserve occupied by that band are maintained in accordance with instructions issued from time to time by the superintendent.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Where, in the opinion of the Minister, a band has not carried out the instructions of the superintendent issued under subsection (1), the Minister may cause the instructions to be carried out at the expense of the band or any member thereof and may recover the cost thereof from any amounts that are held by Her Majesty and are payable to the band or member.

  • R.S., c. I-6, s. 34.

LANDS TAKEN FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES

Marginal note:Taking of lands by local authorities
  •  (1) Where by an Act of Parliament or a provincial legislature Her Majesty in right of a province, a municipal or local authority or a corporation is empowered to take or to use lands or any interest therein without the consent of the owner, the power may, with the consent of the Governor in Council and subject to any terms that may be prescribed by the Governor in Council, be exercised in relation to lands in a reserve or any interest therein.

  • Marginal note:Procedure

    (2) Unless the Governor in Council otherwise directs, all matters relating to compulsory taking or using of lands in a reserve under subsection (1) are governed by the statute by which the powers are conferred.

  • Marginal note:Grant in lieu of compulsory taking

    (3) Whenever the Governor in Council has consented to the exercise by a province, a municipal or local authority or a corporation of the powers referred to in subsection (1), the Governor in Council may, in lieu of the province, authority or corporation taking or using the lands without the consent of the owner, authorize a transfer or grant of the lands to the province, authority or corporation, subject to any terms that may be prescribed by the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Payment

    (4) Any amount that is agreed on or awarded in respect of the compulsory taking or using of land under this section or that is paid for a transfer or grant of land pursuant to this section shall be paid to the Receiver General for the use and benefit of the band or for the use and benefit of any Indian who is entitled to compensation or payment as a result of the exercise of the powers referred to in subsection (1).

  • R.S., c. I-6, s. 35.

SPECIAL RESERVES

 [Repealed, 2014, c. 38, s. 6]

Marginal note:Special reserves

 Where lands the legal title to which is not vested in Her Majesty had been set apart for the use and benefit of a band before the coming into force of this section, the effect of section 36 of this Act, as it read immediately before the coming into force of this section, continues in respect of those lands and this Act applies as though the lands were a reserve within the meaning of this Act.

  • 2014, c. 38, s. 6.