Specific Claims Resolution Act (S.C. 2003, c. 23)

Assented to 2003-11-07

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations

  • (a) adding to Part 2 of the schedule the name of any agreement related to aboriginal self-government; and

  • (b) prescribing anything that may, under this Act, be prescribed.

PART 5TRANSITIONAL PROVISION, CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS, COORDINATING AMENDMENT AND COMING INTO FORCE

Transitional Provision

Marginal note:Meaning of “claimant”

 During the period of one year after the coming into force of section 76.1, the reference in that section to “claimants” shall be read as a reference to “claimants under this Act or under the Specific Claims Policy of the Government of Canada”.

Consequential Amendments

R.S., c. A-1Access to Information Act

 Schedule I to the Access to Information Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

  • Canadian Centre for the Independent Resolution of First Nations Specific Claims

    Centre canadien du règlement indépendant des revendications particulières des premières nations

 Schedule II to the Act is amended by adding, in alphabetical order, a reference to

  • Specific Claims Resolution Act

    Loi sur le règlement des revendications particulières

and a corresponding reference to “section 38 and subsections 62(2) and 75(2)”.

R.S., c. F-11Financial Administration Act

 Schedule I.1 to the Financial Administration Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order in column I:

  • Canadian Centre for the Independent Resolution of First Nations Specific Claims

    Centre canadien du règlement indépendant des revendications particulières des premières nations

and a corresponding reference in column II to the “Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development”.

R.S., c. P-21Privacy Act

 The schedule to the Privacy Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order under the heading “Other Government Institutions”:

  • Canadian Centre for the Independent Resolution of First Nations Specific Claims

    Centre canadien du règlement indépendant des revendications particulières des premières nations

R.S., c. P-35Public Service Staff Relations Act

 Part II of Schedule I to the Public Service Staff Relations Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

  • Canadian Centre for the Independent Resolution of First Nations Specific Claims

    Centre canadien du règlement indépendant des revendications particulières des premières nations

R.S., c. P-36Public Service Superannuation Act

 Part I of Schedule I to the Public Service Superannuation Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:

  • Canadian Centre for the Independent Resolution of First Nations Specific Claims

    Centre canadien du règlement indépendant des revendications particulières des premières nations

Coordinating Amendment

 On the later of the coming into force of section 14 of the Courts Administration Service Act, chapter 8 of the Statutes of Canada, 2002, and subsection 71(1) of this Act, subsection 71(1) of this Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Judicial review
  • 71. (1) A decision of a panel is subject to judicial review under the Federal Courts Act.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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