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Kanesatake Interim Land Base Governance Act (S.C. 2001, c. 8)

Act current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2019-07-15. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Evidence

 In any proceeding, a copy of a Kanesatake Mohawk law that appears to be certified as a true copy by a duly authorized officer of the Council is, without proof of the officer’s signature or official character, evidence of its enactment on the date specified in the law.

Marginal note:Amendment to schedule

  •  (1) The Governor in Council may, by order, add to the schedule to this Act a reference to lands that the Mohawks of Kanesatake and Her Majesty in right of Canada agree should be added to the Kanesatake Mohawk interim land base.

  • Marginal note:Amendment of plan

    (2) The Mohawks of Kanesatake shall revise the plan referred to in section 10 to include the lands added to the schedule to this Act before any process preliminary to the granting of an authorization is undertaken in relation to the proposed use of the added lands for any of the activities referred to in paragraphs 10(a) to (c).

Marginal note:Existing rights or interests

Footnote * A right or interest in relation to lands in the Kanesatake Mohawk interim land base that exists on the coming into force of this Act continues in accordance with its terms and conditions.

Marginal note:Canada Lands Surveys Act

  •  (1) For the purposes of subsection 29(3) of the Canada Lands Surveys Act, in relation to lands in the Kanesatake Mohawk interim land base, the survey and plans must be satisfactory to the Council rather than to the Minister of Indigenous Services.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to boundaries between the Kanesatake Mohawk interim land base and other lands.

Marginal note:Deposit of copies

  •  (1) The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development shall cause a copy of each of the following documents, and of any amendment to them, certified by the Minister as a true copy, to be deposited in the library of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development situated in the National Capital Region, and in the regional office of that Department closest to the Kanesatake Mohawk interim land base or in any other place designated by the Minister:

    • (a) the Agreement;

    • (b) the agreement referred to in subsection 16(2); and

    • (c) the Management Agreement entered into between Her Majesty in right of Canada and Kanesatake Orihwa’shon:a Development Corporation on June 30, 1999.

  • Marginal note:Access

    (2) The copies shall be made available for inspection by any person at any time during normal business hours.

Marginal note:Council office

  •  (1) The Council shall keep at its office a copy, certified by it as a true copy, of each of the documents referred to in subsection 22(1), of the land governance code, and of any amendment to them.

  • Marginal note:Access

    (2) The copies shall be made available for inspection by any member of the Mohawks of Kanesatake at any time during normal business hours.

Amendment to Canada Lands Surveys Act

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