Yukon First Nations Land Claims Settlement Act (S.C. 1994, c. 34). | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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An Act to approve, give effect to and declare valid land claims agreements entered into between Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada, the Government of Yukon and certain first nations in Yukon, to provide for approving, giving effect to and declaring valid other land claims agreements entered into after this Act comes into force, and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. The text consists of 21 sections and 1 Schedule.Each community opting to come under the FNLMA is required to adopt a land code in accordance with the Framework Agreement which is to replace the land management provisions of the Indian Act. Validly adopted land codes have the effect of law. The Framework Agreement anticipates the adoption of First Nation laws to address the specific issue of matrimonial real property as part of a comprehensive land code. The text consists of 48 sections and 1 Schedule.

Implements: Umbrella Final Agreement between the Government of Canada, the Council for Yukon Indians and the Government of the Yukon. (1993)

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