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First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Version of section 33 from 2018-12-13 to 2022-07-13:


Marginal note:Review on request

  •  (1) On the request in writing by a member of a First Nation, or by a person who holds an interest or right in reserve lands, who

    • (a) is of the opinion that the First Nation has not complied with this Part or Part 1 or with a regulation made under either Part or section 141 or 142 or that a law has been unfairly or improperly applied,

    • (b) has requested the council of the First Nation to remedy the situation, and

    • (c) is of the opinion that the council has not remedied the situation,

    the Commission shall conduct a review of the matter in accordance with the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Independent review

    (2) If the Commission is of the opinion that a First Nation has not complied with this Part or Part 1 or with a regulation made under either Part or section 141 or 142 or that a law has been unfairly or improperly applied, it shall conduct a review of the matter in accordance with the regulations.

  • Marginal note:Remedy

    (3) If, after conducting a review, the Commission considers that a First Nation has not complied with this Part or Part 1 or with a regulation made under either Part or section 141 or 142 or that a law has been unfairly or improperly applied, the Commission

    • (a) shall order the First Nation to remedy the situation; and

    • (b) may, if the First Nation does not remedy the situation within the time set out in the order, by notice in writing, require the First Nations Financial Management Board to either — at the Board’s discretion — impose a co-management arrangement on the First Nation or assume third-party management of the First Nation’s local revenues to remedy the situation.

  • 2005, c. 9, s. 33
  • 2018, c. 27, ss. 395, 414(E)
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