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Indian Lands Agreement (1986) Act (S.C. 1988, c. 39)

Act current to 2024-02-20

Indian Lands Agreement (1986) Act

S.C. 1988, c. 39

Assented to 1988-07-28

An Act to provide for the implementation of an agreement respecting Indian lands in Ontario

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Indian Lands Agreement (1986) Act.

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Act,


agreement means the agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario set out in the schedule; (accord)

specific agreement

specific agreement means a specific agreement referred to in the agreement, entered into by the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and a band of Indians or group of bands of Indians pursuant to the agreement. (accord particulier)

Marginal note:Binding on Her Majesty

 The agreement shall be binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada and the Governor in Council is hereby authorized to carry out the provisions of the agreement.

Marginal note:Indian Act to apply

 The Indian Act shall continue to apply to reserve lands and surrendered lands that are the subject of a specific agreement.

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting the procedures to be adopted for the confirmation of a specific agreement under paragraph 10(a) of the agreement.

Marginal note:Specific agreements

  •  (1) Where a band confirms a specific agreement pursuant to paragraph 10(a) or (b) of the agreement, the specific agreement and any notification from the council of the band referred to in paragraph 10(b) of the agreement bind all existing and future members of the band and the council of the band and its successors.

  • Marginal note:Effect of confirmation

    (2) For greater certainty, where a specific agreement is confirmed by order of the Governor in Council, by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in Council and by the band to which the specific agreement relates, the specific agreement shall be binding on Her Majesty in right of Canada.

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act or any provision thereof shall come into force on a day or days to be fixed by proclamation.


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