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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 126 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:

Marginal note:Reclassification of expropriated land that is no longer required


  • (a) a band has been compensated with replacement land pursuant to paragraph 116(2)(a), paragraph 116(4)(a), subsection 122(2) or subsection 122(4), or

  • (b) no compensation was paid to the band pursuant to section 123,

and subsequently the expropriated land is no longer required by the expropriating authority for the purpose for which it was expropriated, Canada and Quebec shall forthwith, if requested by the band by resolution approved by the electors of the band at a special band meeting or referendum at which at least twenty-five per cent of the electors voted on the matter, take the necessary measures to reclassify the expropriated land as Category IA or IA-N land, as the case may be, and, in the situation described in paragraph (a), shall take the necessary measures to return the replacement land to its former classification.

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