The legal status of the band and band government: R32-291/1978E-PDF

"This paper is divided into Three Parts; first, the present law as such obtains to the Band pursuant to the Indian Act, R.S.C. 1970, c.1-6. Secondly, the inadequacies of such a legal framework pursuant to the Indian Act for the purposes of Band Government. Thirdly, the necessity to consider the future of Band Government in a corporate form pursuant to Federal legislation. In this Part of the paper, the concept of the Charter is discussed as a means whereby Band Government may be established."--Introduction.

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Department/Agency Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.
Title The legal status of the band and band government
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note "July 29th, 1978." Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].
Date 1978, c1983.
Number of Pages 19 p.
Catalogue Number
  • R32-291/1978E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number QS-3264-000-EE-A1
Subject Terms Aboriginal governments, Aboriginal law, Legal issues