Indian Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. I-5)

Act current to 2014-10-15 and last amended on 2013-04-01. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Persons not entitled to be registered
  •  (1) The following persons are not entitled to be registered:

    • (a) a person who was registered under paragraph 11(1)(f), as it read immediately prior to April 17, 1985, or under any former provision of this Act relating to the same subject-matter as that paragraph, and whose name was subsequently omitted or deleted from the Indian Register under this Act; or

    • (b) a person who is the child of a person who was registered or entitled to be registered under paragraph 11(1)(f), as it read immediately prior to April 17, 1985, or under any former provision of this Act relating to the same subject-matter as that paragraph, and is also the child of a person who is not entitled to be registered.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Paragraph (1)(a) does not apply in respect of a female person who was, at any time prior to being registered under paragraph 11(1)(f), entitled to be registered under any other provision of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) Paragraph (1)(b) does not apply in respect of the child of a female person who was, at any time prior to being registered under paragraph 11(1)(f), entitled to be registered under any other provision of this Act.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-5, s. 7;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (1st Supp.), s. 4.

Band Lists

Marginal note:Band Lists

 There shall be maintained in accordance with this Act for each band a Band List in which shall be entered the name of every person who is a member of that band.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-5, s. 8;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (1st Supp.), s. 4.
Marginal note:Band Lists maintained in Department
  •  (1) Until such time as a band assumes control of its Band List, the Band List of that band shall be maintained in the Department by the Registrar.

  • Marginal note:Existing Band Lists

    (2) The names in a Band List of a band immediately prior to April 17, 1985 shall constitute the Band List of that band on April 17, 1985.

  • Marginal note:Deletions and additions

    (3) The Registrar may at any time add to or delete from a Band List maintained in the Department the name of any person who, in accordance with this Act, is entitled or not entitled, as the case may be, to have his name included in that List.

  • Marginal note:Date of change

    (4) A Band List maintained in the Department shall indicate the date on which each name was added thereto or deleted therefrom.

  • Marginal note:Application for entry

    (5) The name of a person who is entitled to have his name entered in a Band List maintained in the Department is not required to be entered therein unless an application for entry therein is made to the Registrar.

  • R.S., 1985, c. I-5, s. 9;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 32 (1st Supp.), s. 4.