Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Act (S.C. 2005, c. 1)

Act current to 2014-06-12 and last amended on 2014-04-01. Previous Versions

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TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Marginal note:Wekeezhii Land and Water Board
  •  (1) The Wekeezhii Land and Water Board established by section 57.1 of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, as enacted by section 31 of this Act, may not exercise its powers or perform its duties under sections 58.1 and 59, subsections 60(1) and (2), sections 79.1 to 79.3, 80.1 and 88 and subsection 89(2) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act until six months after the coming into force of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board

    (2) Despite subsection 102(1) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board shall exercise the powers and perform the duties of the Wekeezhii Land and Water Board under sections 58.1, 79.1 to 79.3, 80.1 and 88 and subsection 89(2) of that Act during the period of six months after the coming into force of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Exclusive original jurisdiction

    (3) Despite subsection 32(1) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and section 18 of the Federal Courts Act, the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories has exclusive original jurisdiction to hear and determine any action or proceeding, whether or not by way of an application of a type referred to in subsection 32(1) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, concerning the jurisdiction of the Wekeezhii Land and Water Board during the period of six months after the coming into force of this Act.

Marginal note:Validity of ordinances of the Northwest Territories

 The following ordinances of the Northwest Territories are deemed for all purposes to have been validly made if they were made before the coming into force of this Act and would have been validly made if they had been made after that coming into force, and everything done under any of those ordinances before that coming into force has the effect that it would otherwise have if the ordinance had been validly made after that coming into force:

  • (a) the ordinance of the Northwest Territories entitled the Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act;

  • (b) an ordinance that establishes community governments as required by chapter 8 of the Agreement; and

  • (c) an ordinance that establishes a community services agency as required by the first intergovernmental services agreement referred to in 7.10 of chapter 7 of the Agreement.

CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

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