OPERATION OF REGISTRY
Marginal note:Registry location
2. The Register shall be maintained in an office located in the National Capital Region to be known as the First Nations Land Registry.
Marginal note:Office hours
3. (1) The First Nations Land Registry shall be open to the public from Monday to Friday, except on holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST or EDST, as applicable.
Marginal note:Electronic registration or recording
(2) Despite subsection (1), a document may be transmitted for registration or recording in accordance with section 12 at any time.
Marginal note:Limitation on activities
4. Neither the Registrar nor any employee of the First Nations Land Registry shall express an opinion about any interest, right or licence in first nation land, including whether
(a) a document submitted for registration or recording is validly made; or
(b) a document has been registered, as opposed to having been recorded.
- SOR/2008-263, s. 2.
Marginal note:Examination of Register
5. Any person may, during the hours referred to in subsection 3(1), inspect at the First Nations Land Registry the electronic image of any document that is registered or recorded in the Register.
6. On request, the Registrar shall provide a copy or certified copy of a document registered or recorded in the Register.
Marginal note:Registrar’s certificate
7. On request, the Registrar shall issue a certificate indicating all the interests registered — or, in Quebec, all the rights registered — and other documents recorded on the abstract of a specified parcel of first nation land.
- SOR/2008-263, s. 3.
8. The following abstracts shall be included in the Register:
(a) for each reserve of a first nation, a general abstract; and
(b) for each parcel of first nation land, a parcel abstract.
9. The Registrar shall not create a parcel abstract unless the parcel abstract refers exclusively to a lot described on an official plan or registration plan.
APPLICATION TO REGISTER OR RECORD DOCUMENTS
Marginal note:Application to register or record
10. (1) Any person may apply for the registration or recording in the Register of a document that affects first nation land
(a) in person, by submitting the document and a completed application for registration or recording to the Registrar at the address set out in section 11;
(b) by mailing the document and a completed application for registration or recording to the Registrar at the address set out in section 11; or
(c) electronically, in the manner set out in section 12.
(2) An application for registration or recording shall contain the following information in relation to the document submitted for registration or recording:
(a) the names of all parties to the document;
(b) the name and address of the person who completed the application;
(c) the type of document;
(d) if applicable, the date the document was executed — or, in Quebec, signed according to all the required formalities for its validity — or, if there is more than one date indicated, the most recent date;
(e) the province where the land is located;
(f) the name of the first nation, the name of the reserve and the lot number, if any, associated with the land;
(g) the land description;
(h) a list of any supporting documents accompanying the document submitted for registration or recording; and
(i) if two or more documents that are to be registered or recorded are submitted together by mail, directions regarding the order to be respected in registering or recording each document relative to each other.
- SOR/2008-263, s. 4.
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