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Modern First Nations Legislation Annotated, 2023 Edition

This book is the only complete collection of the most recent legislation affecting Aboriginal peoples rights in Canada, their lands, and their institutions.
Publication Language: English
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$122.00
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Softcover | Approx. 1,025 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: December 30, 2022
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433522829

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The Definitive Resource on First Nations Legislation
If you want to give solid legal advice to First Nations or make effective leadership decisions, you need the most up-to-date information on First Nations law in Canada. Modern First Nations Legislation Annotated, 2023 Edition is a detailed collection of most of the key recent federal legislation affecting First Nations, their lands, and their institutions.

Features and Benefits

  • "What's New" and "What's Next" – Capturing key recent changes and anticipated developments
  • Introductory commentary for all legislation – Providing an overview of each Act and regulation
  • Section-by-section commentary and annotation – Offering expert interpretation of each section and highlighting key cases on point
  • Full text of a variety of recent First Nations legislation – Have the full text of relevant legislation and regulations at your fingertips

Highlights of the 2023 Edition

  • Updated lists of the First Nations now operating under the First Nations Land Management Act; the First Nations that have opted into the First Nations Fiscal Management Act; and the First Nations subject to the First Nations Elections Act
  • Discussion of new cases interpreting the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act and the First Nations Elections Act
  • Discussion of possible future legislative changes, including replacing the First Nations Land Management Act with legislation that will give the Framework Agreement the force of law

Who Should Buy

  • Aboriginal lawyers who need up-to-date information on First Nations governance, reserve land transactions, taxation, and specific claims
  • Aboriginal band administrators, First Nations leaders, councils, negotiators and policy advisors who need guidance on the law that governs their actions
  • Aboriginal economic development officers, land managers and taxation officials who need to understand and comply with the standards set out in the legislation
  • Provincial governments and municipalities who are directly involved in negotiating land claims, municipal service agreements, or regulatory monitoring and enforcement agreements with First Nations
  • Officials of the Department of Indigenous Services, and the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, and other federal officials who must keep current on modern First Nations legislation to meet the Federal Government's constitutional, treaty, political, and legal responsibilities to First Nations
  • Non-Aboriginal residents of reserves who pay property taxes and wish to understand their rights under the new property tax regime for reserve lands
 

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Table of contents

 About the Authors
Legislative Currency
Detailed Table of Contents
What's New?
What's Next?
Introduction to Modern First Nations Legislation
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act (Annotated)
Emergency Protection Orders Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act (Annotated)
First Nations Elections Act (Annotated)
First Nations Elections Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Financial Transparency Act (Annotated)
First Nations Fiscal Management Act (Annotated)
Credit Enhancement Fund Use Regulations (Annotated)
Debt Reserve Fund Replenishment Regulations (Annotated)
Financing Secured by Other Revenues Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Assessment Appeal Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Assessment Inspection Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Local Revenue Law Review Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Property Assessment and Taxation (Railway Rights-of-Way) Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Tax Commission Review Procedures Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Tax Commissioner Appointment Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Taxation Enforcement Regulations (Annotated)
Revenue Management Implementation Regulations (Annotated)
Short-term Pooled Investment Fund Regulations (Annotated)
Statistical Data Disclosure Regulations
First Nations Land Management Act (Annotated)
First Nations Land Registry Regulations (Annotated)
Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management
First Nations Oil and Gas and Moneys Management Act (Annotated)
First Nations Oil and Gas Environmental Assessment Regulations (Annotated)
First Nations Oil and Gas and Moneys Management Voting Regulations (Annotated)
Specific Claims Tribunal Act (Annotated)