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Legislation
January 2015
Canada

Section 4 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that the Délîne Agreement is approved, given effect and declared valid, and has the force of law. The Act also rules that the Délîne Got’înê Government is a legal entity and has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person. Furthermore, Délîne law that is made in accordance with the Délîne Agreement and has the force of law.

Regulations
Canada
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Northern America

The present Regulations are made under section 19 of the Northwest Territories Lands Act. In particular, the Regulations lay down provisions relating to dredging activities. Section 2 establishes that the Minister may issue to an applicant a lease granting the exclusive right to dredge for minerals in the submerged bed of a river.

Legislation
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Northern America

The present Act provides for community planning and development in the North West Territories. In particular, the purpose of a community plan is to provide a policy framework to guide the physical development of a municipality, having regard to sustainability, the environment, and the economic, social and cultural development of the community.

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Section 1 of the above-mentioned Act establishes that in recognition of the cultures of the Aboriginal peoples of the Northwest Territories, and in recognition of the significant contributions of Aboriginal persons to the Northwest Territories, and to celebrate and honour those cultures and contributions, June 21 of each year shall be known as "National Aboriginal Day" and shall be observed as

Legislation
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The present Act establishes the community government of Behchoko, Whatì, Gamètì, and Wekweetì, and describes their boundaries. This Act covers the composition and role of the community council, eligibility to vote, the duties of the chief, and it details the powers of these municipalities.

Legislation
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Northern America

The present Act establishes that the Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement among the Tlicho and the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada is approved, given effect and declared valid, and has the force of law. The Act also approves the Tlicho Tax Treatment Agreement.

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For the purpose of the present Act "Intergovernmental Agreement" means the Northwest Territories Intergovernmental Agreement on Lands and Resources Management between the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Aboriginal Parties that was made on February 27, 2014; and "Aboriginal Party" means the Gwich’in Tribal Council, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Northwest Territory Métis Nation

Legislation
Canada
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Northern America

The present Act creates the Northwest Territories Heritage Fund. Section 2 establishes that the purpose of the Heritage Fund is to ensure that future generations of people of the Northwest Territories benefit from on-going economic development, including the development of non-renewable resources. The Fund is for the benefit and use of the people of the Northwest Territories.

Legislation
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Northern America

The present Act provides the Government of the Northwest Territories with authority related to the disposition and use of land, including the disposition of subsurface minerals. Furthermore, it provides the Government of the North West Territories with the authority to lease and sell land, and sets out prohibitions on trespass and the unauthorized use of public lands.

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