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Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act (S.C. 1994, c. 35)

Act current to 2022-06-20 and last amended on 2019-07-15. Previous Versions

Transitional Provisions (continued)

Marginal note:Property of minors and mental incompetents

  •  (1) Notwithstanding subsection 17(1), the Minister of Indigenous Services may continue to exercise any authority under the Indian Act that the Minister of Indigenous Services has, immediately before a first nation’s self-government agreement is brought into effect, in relation to the administration of the property of

    • (a) a minor child of a citizen of the first nation who is registered or entitled to be registered as an Indian; or

    • (b) a citizen registered or entitled to be registered as an Indian who has been found to be mentally incompetent.

  • Marginal note:Transfer to trustee

    (2) The property of a person referred to in subsection (1), including moneys held in the Consolidated Revenue Fund, may be transferred in trust for that person or that person’s estate on terms agreed to by the Minister of Indigenous Services and the first nation.

Consequential Amendments


Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

Footnote * This Act comes into force on the day fixed by order of the Governor in Council for the coming into force of the Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act.

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