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Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act

Version of section 17 from 2003-01-01 to 2003-03-31:

Marginal note:Indian Act

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3) and section 22, the Indian Act does not apply to a first nation named in Schedule II or to its citizens.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) The provisions of the Indian Act respecting the registration of persons as Indians and entitlement to registration as such apply to citizens of a first nation.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (3) Except as provided by the first nation’s final agreement in relation to the application of section 87 of the Indian Act, the provisions of that Act, except sections 74 to 80, apply to a first nation named in Schedule II and to its citizens

    • (a) in respect of any reserve, within the meaning of that Act, of a predecessor band of the first nation situated outside the Yukon Territory, and

    • (b) in respect of any rights, titles, interests, obligations, assets and liabilities of the predecessor band outside the Yukon Territory,

    as if the first nation were a band and as if citizens of the first nation registered or entitled to be registered as Indians were members of that band, within the meaning of that Act.

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