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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 184 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:


Marginal note:Circumstances in which band council acts as the family council

  •  (1) Where the family council has not reached a decision on the disposition of any part of the deceased’s traditional property within two years after the deceased’s death, the council of the band of which the deceased was a member at the time of his death shall act as the deceased’s family council in respect of that part of the deceased’s traditional property on whose disposition the family council had not reached a decision.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) Where, on the death of a Cree beneficiary or Naskapi beneficiary,

    • (a) the deceased leaves no surviving relatives,

    • (b) for any reason a family council cannot be formed, or

    • (c) the family council has not met within one year after the deceased’s death,

    the council of the band of which the deceased was a member at the time of his death shall act as the deceased’s family council.

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