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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 21 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:


Marginal note:Objects of bands

 The objects of a band are

  • (a) to act as the local government authority on its Category IA or IA-N land;

  • (b) to use, manage, administer and regulate its Category IA or IA-N land and the natural resources thereof;

  • (c) to control the disposition of rights and interests in its Category IA or IA-N land and in the natural resources thereof;

  • (d) to regulate the use of buildings on its Category IA or IA-N land;

  • (e) to use, manage and administer its moneys and other assets;

  • (f) to promote the general welfare of the members of the band;

  • (g) to promote and carry out community development and charitable works in the community;

  • (h) to establish and administer services, programs and projects for members of the band, other residents of Category IA and IA-N land and residents of the Category III land referred to in paragraph 6(b);

  • (i) to promote and preserve the culture, values and traditions of the Crees or Naskapis, as the case may be; and

  • (j) to exercise the powers and carry out the duties conferred or imposed on the band or on its predecessor Indian Act band by any Act of Parliament or regulations made thereunder, and by the Agreements.

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