Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act
Marginal note:Legal capacity of bands
22 (1) A band has, subject to this Act and the regulations, the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.
Marginal note:Restriction on band’s commercial activities
(2) A band shall not engage, directly or indirectly, in any commercial activity, except in so far as it is related to
(a) the management or administration of
(i) its Category IA or IA-N land or the natural resources thereof, or
(ii) its buildings or other immovable assets on its Category IA or IA-N land; or
(b) the provision of public services to or in respect of its Category IA or IA-N land or residents thereof.
Marginal note:Band may own shares in corporations
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), a band may own shares in corporations that carry on commercial activities.
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