An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration): YB421-3/3-PDF
Loi modifiant la Loi sur les Indiens (élimination des iniquités fondées sur le sexe en matière d’inscription).
“This enactment amends the Indian Act to provide new entitlements to registration in the Indian Register in response to the decision in Descheneaux c. Canada (Procureur général) that was rendered by the Superior Court of Quebec on August 3, 2015, and to provide that the persons who become so entitled also have the right to have their name entered in a Band List maintained by the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. This enactment requires the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs to initiate consultations on issues related to registration and band membership and to conduct reviews on sex-based inequities under the Indian Act, and to report to Parliament on those activities”--Summary, p. ii.
|Title||An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)|
|Subtitle||Loi modifiant la Loi sur les Indiens (élimination des iniquités fondées sur le sexe en matière d’inscription).|
|Series Title||Bill S-... ;|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Language||Bilingual-[English | French]|
|Electronic Document|| |
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|Note||Cover title. "As passed by the Senate June 1, 2017." Senate government bill: sponsor, Sen. Peter Harder.|
|Number of Pages||ii, 11 p.|
|Subject Terms||Status Indians, Registration, Gender discrimination, Legislation|
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