Government of Manitoba (Canada)
Government of Manitoba (Canada) Resources
The 1977 Northern Flood Agreement (NFA) was negotiated in an attempt to define compensation for the damage caused by Churchill River Diversion constructed in the 1970s as part of Manitoba Hydro's massive hydroelectric development in Northern Manitoba.
The present Act consists of 2 sections and 1 Schedule containing an Agreement between the government of Canada and the government of the Province of Manitoba on transfer of control over Crown lands and natural resources to Manitoba. The Agreement deals with the following issues: transfer of public lands generally, school lands funds and school lands, water, fisheries, Indian reserves, national parks, seed, grain, general reservation to Canada, historic sites, birds, sanctuaries, financial terms.
For the purpose of the present Act “Flood Agreement” means the agreement concerning the flooding of land concluded between: a) Her Majesty in right of Canada, b) Her Majesty in right of Manitoba, c) the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, and d) the Northern Flood Committee, Inc. signed on 16 December 1977. In particular, the Act lays down provisions relating to payments to first nations as compensation for flooding on lands. Furthermore, the Act deals with the establishment of reserves on behalf of first nations.
The present Regulation is enacted under the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Act. In particular, the Regulation lays down provisions relating to the proceedings of the appeal tribunal which shall be the review body of the Province for appeals listed in section 2 of the afore-mentioned Regulation.
Implements: Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation Act (C.C.S.M. c. A25). (2014)
The present Regulation is enacted under the Real Property Act. In particular, the Regulation establishes that any area of farm land of five acres or less is exempt from the operation of section 82 of the Real Property Act. The text consists of 1 section.
Implements: Real Property Act (C.C.S.M. c. R30). (2015)