The present Act approves the enclosed Memorandum of Agreement of 24 March 1924 between the Government of the Dominion of Canada and the Government of the Province of Ontario. Section 1 establishes that all Indian Reserves in the Province of Ontario shall be administered by the Dominion of Canada for the benefit of the band or bands of Indians. Section 5 lays down provisions dealing with mining claims on behalf of bands of Indians. Section 8 prescribes that no water-power included in any Indian Reserve, which in its natural condition at the average low stage of water has a greater capacity than five hundred horsepower, shall be disposed of by the Dominion of Canada except with the consent of the Government of the Province of Ontario. The text consists of 10 sections d 1 Schedule.
Implements: Beds of Navigable Waters Act (R.S.O. 1990, c. B.4). (2002)
Implements: Indian Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. I-5). (2015-04-02)
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