1998 Legislative Session: 3rd Session, 36th Parliament
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The printed version remains the official version.

HONOURABLE GLEN CLARK
PREMIER

BILL 51 -- 1998

NISGA'A FINAL AGREEMENT ACT

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section  
1 Definition
2 Treaty and land claims agreement
3 Nisga’a Final Agreement
4 Authorization to sign the Nisga’a Final Agreement
5 Nisga’a Final Agreement binding and can be relied on
6 Nisga’a Nation’s ownership of lands
7 Harvest Agreement
8 Judicial or administrative proceedings
9 Power to make orders and regulations
10 Authorization to enter into agreements
11-69 Consequential Amendments
70 Commencement
 
SCHEDULE
  Preamble
  Chapter 1 -- Definitions
  Chapter 2 -- General Provisions
  Chapter 3 -- Lands
  Chapter 4 -- Land Title
  Chapter 5 -- Forest Resources
  Chapter 6 -- Access
  Chapter 7 -- Roads and Rights of Way
  Chapter 8 -- Fisheries
  Chapter 9 -- Wildlife and Migratory Birds
  Chapter 10 -- Environmental Assessment and Protection
  Chapter 11 -- Nisga'a Government
  Chapter 12 -- Administration of Justice
  Chapter 13 -- Indian Act Transition
  Chapter 14 -- Capital Transfer and Negotiation Loan Repayment
  Chapter 15 -- Fiscal Relations
  Chapter 16 -- Taxation
  Chapter 17 -- Cultural Artifacts and Heritage
  Chapter 18 -- Local and Regional Government Relationships
  Chapter 19 -- Dispute Resolution
  Chapter 20 -- Eligibility and Enrolment
  Chapter 21 -- Implementation
  Chapter 22 -- Ratification
  Map of Nisga'a Lands
 
SCHEDULE (Continued) -- APPENDICES
  Introduction
  Appendix A -- Nisga'a Lands
  Appendix B -- Exceptions to Nisga'a Lands
  Appendix C -- Interests on Nisga'a Lands
  Appendix D -- Nisga'a Fee Simple Lands Outside Nisga'a Lands
  Appendix E -- Map of Nisga'a Commercial Recreation Tenure
  Appendix F -- Heritage Sites and Key Geographic Features
  Appendix G -- Parks and Ecological Reserve
  Appendix H -- Transitional Provisions for Forests Resources
  Appendix I -- Maps of Nass Area and Areas for Bivalve Harvesting
  Appendix J -- Nass Wildlife Area
Map and metes and bounds description of the Nass Wildlife Area
  Appendix K -- Map of Guide Outfitter Area
  Appendix L -- Cultural Artifacts and Heritage
  Appendix M -- Dispute Resolution

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