Mushuau Innu First Nation Band Order
P.C. 2002-1948 2002-11-21
Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to paragraph (c) of the definition band in subsection 2(1) and to subsection 73(3) of the Indian Act, hereby makes the annexed Mushuau Innu First Nation Band Order.
1 In this Order, “adoption” includes adoption in accordance with Innu custom.
3 The Mushuau Innu First Nation is the body of Indians consisting of
(a) the persons identified in Schedule 1; and
(b) every other person of Canadian Innu ancestry who, on November 19, 2002, was not registered in the Indian Register and who, on that day,
(i) was ordinarily resident in the location known as Davis Inlet, as described in Schedule 2,
(ii) had been absent from the location for a period of not more than 12 months but was ordinarily resident in the location before that absence,
(iii) had been absent from the location for a period of more than 12 months for the purpose of education, employment, incarceration or for health reasons, including medical treatments, but was ordinarily resident in the location before that absence,
(iv) was absent from the location because of adoption or placement into foster care or a similar arrangement, but who was, or whose parents were, ordinarily resident in the location at the time of the adoption or placement, or
(v) was, whether by birth or adoption, the parent, grandparent, great-grandparent, child, grandchild, great-grandchild, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew or first cousin of a person referred to in any of subparagraphs (i) to (iv).
Coming into Force
4 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.
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