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The York Factory First Nation Northern Flood Implementation Agreement Act

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S.M. 1996, c. 56

THE YORK FACTORY FIRST NATION NORTHERN FLOOD IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT ACT


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(Assented to November 19, 1996)

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, enacts as follows:

Definitions

1          In this Act,

"Implementation Agreement" means the Agreement effective as of January 11, 1996 and concluded between

(a) Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada,

(b) Her Majesty the Queen in right of Manitoba,

(c) the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, and

(d) the York Factory First Nation,

pursuant to negotiations relating to the comprehensive implementation of the Northern Flood Agreement; (« accord de mise en oeuvre »)

"Northern Flood Agreement" means the agreement dated December 16, 1977 and concluded between

(a) Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada,

(b) Her Majesty the Queen in right of Manitoba,

(c) the Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board, and

(d) the Northern Flood Committee Inc.; (« Convention »)

"York Factory First Nation" means the York Factory First Nation, also known as the York Factory Indian Band, a band within the meaning of the Indian Act (Canada). (« première nation de Nelson House »)

Settlement of claims

2          A claim respecting an issue or matter in dispute which may be advanced under both the Northern Flood Agreement and the Implementation Agreement by

(a) the council of the York Factory First Nation;

(b) the York Factory First Nation;

(c) any person who is a member of the York Factory First Nation;

(d) any group or unincorporated association, whose membership or shareholding is wholly or substantially comprised of members of the York Factory First Nation;

(e) any unincorporated association or corporation established by the council of the York Factory First Nation;

(f) any share capital corporation, the shares of which are wholly or substantially owned, both legally and beneficially, and controlled by the York Factory First Nation or members of the York Factory First Nation; and

(g) any corporation without share capital, the membership of which consists wholly or substantially of the York Factory First Nation or members of the York Factory First Nation;

shall be resolved in accordance with the Implementation Agreement and not in accordance with the Northern Flood Agreement, except where the Implementation Agreement otherwise provides.

Coming into force

3          This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.