Order Declaring a Body of Indians at Conne River, Newfoundland, to be a Band for the Purposes of the Indian Act
P.C. 1989-2206 1989-11-02
Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to subsection 73(3) and paragraph (c) of the definition band in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, is pleased hereby
2 The body of Indians described in section 3, and sometimes known as the Conne River Indian Band, is a band for the purposes of the Indian Act and is to be known as “Miawpukek Mi’Kamawey Mawio’mi” or, in its abbreviated form, the “Miawpukek Band”.
(a) who is of Canadian Indian ancestry;
(2) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(c)(i) and without restricting the generality thereof, a person shall be considered to have been ordinarily resident in the community of Conne River, Newfoundland, on June 28, 1984, if the person was absent from the community
(a) on June 28, 1984 for reasons of health or education, or
(b) for a period not exceeding 12 months during the period beginning on June 28, 1983 and ending on June 28, 1984
and would, but for that absence, have been ordinarily resident in that community.
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