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An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts (S.C. 2018, c. 4)

Assented to 2018-03-29

PART 21984, c. 18Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act (continued)

Terminology (continued)

Marginal note:Replacement of “IA or IA-N” with “IA-N”

 The Act is amended by replacing “IA or IA-N” with “IA-N” in the following provisions:

  • (a) subparagraph 22(2)(a)(i);

  • (b) subparagraph 45(1)(h)(i);

  • (c) paragraph 47(1)(a);

  • (d) section 101;

  • (e) paragraph 108(1)(b);

  • (f) the heading of Part VII;

  • (g) subsection 121(2);

  • (h) subparagraphs 129(c)(i) and (d)(i);

  • (i) subsection 130(2);

  • (j) section 131;

  • (k) paragraphs 132(1)(a) and (b);

  • (l) the portion of subsection 135(2) before paragraph (a);

  • (m) section 140;

  • (n) subsections 145(1) to (3);

  • (o) section 148;

  • (p) the portion of subsection 150(1) before paragraph (a) and subsection (2);

  • (q) paragraphs 151(f) and (h);

  • (r) paragraph 177(a); and

  • (s) subsection 196(2).

PART 3Transitional Provisions, Related and Consequential Amendments and Coordinating Amendments

Transitional Provisions

Marginal note:Cree-Naskapi Commission’s report to Parliament

  •  (1) The Cree-Naskapi Commission may prepare and submit to the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development a last report in English, French, Cree and Naskapi, for the period beginning on the day that follows the end of the period for which the 2016 Report of the Cree-Naskapi Commission was completed and ending on the day on which section 98 comes into force, on the implementation of the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act, and the Minister shall cause the report to be laid before each House of Parliament on any of the first 10 days on which that House is sitting after the day on which the Minister receives it.

  • Marginal note:Circulation of report

    (2) As soon as feasable after the report is laid before each House of Parliament, the Minister shall send a copy of the report to the Cree Nation Government, the Naskapi Development Corporation, the council of each Cree First Nation and the council of the Naskapi band.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (3) The following definitions apply in this section.

    Cree First Nation

    Cree First Nation has the same meaning as in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act. (première nation crie)

    Cree-Naskapi Commission

    Cree-Naskapi Commission means the Commission established by section 158 of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act. (Commission crie-naskapie)

    Cree Nation Government

    Cree Nation Government has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act. (Gouvernement de la nation crie)

    Naskapi band

    Naskapi band has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act. (bande naskapie)

    Naskapi Development Corporation

    Naskapi Development Corporation has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act. (Société de développement des Naskapis)

2000, c. 12Related Amendment to the Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act

 Sections 89 and 90 of the Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act are repealed.

Consequential Amendments

R.S.C., c. 1970, c. V-4Veterans’ Land Act

 Subsection 46(4) of the Veterans’ Land Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (a) and by replacing paragraph (b) with the following:

  • (b) Category IA-N land, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act; or

  • (b.1) Category IA land, as defined in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act.

R.S., c. A-1Access to Information Act

 Subsection 13(3) of the Access to Information Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (f):

  • (f.1) the Cree Nation Government, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act or a Cree First Nation, as defined in subsection 2(2) of that Act;

R.S., c. E-21Expropriation Act

 Subsection 4(2) of the Expropriation Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) No interest in land that is Category IA-N land, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act, may be expropriated under this Part without the consent of the Governor in Council.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2.1) No interest in land that is Category IA land, as defined in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act, may be expropriated under this Part without the consent of the Governor in Council.

R.S., c. L-6Canada Lands Surveys Act

 Subparagraph 24(1)(a)(ii) of the Canada Lands Surveys Act is replaced by the following:

  • (ii) Category IA-N land, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act,

  • (ii.1) Category IA land, as defined in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act,

R.S., c. M-13; 2000, c. 8, s. 2Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act

 Paragraph (c) of the definition taxing authority in subsection 2(1) of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act is replaced by the following:

  • (c) the band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act, if it levies and collects a tax on interests in Category IA-N land as defined in that subsection,

  • (c.1) any Cree First Nation, as defined in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act that levies and collects a tax on interests in Category IA land, as defined in that subsection,

R.S., c. N-7National Energy Board Act

 Paragraph 78(3)(b) of the National Energy Board Act is replaced by the following:

  • (b) Category IA-N land, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act;

  • (b.1) Category IA land, as defined in subsection 2(2) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act; or

R.S., c. P-21Privacy Act

  •  (1) Paragraph 8(6)(b) of the Privacy Act is replaced by the following:

    • (b) the band, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act;

  • (2) Subsection 8(7) of the Act is amended by adding the following after paragraph (f):

    • (f.1) the Cree Nation Government, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee Governance Agreement Act or a Cree First Nation, as defined in subsection 2(2) of that Act;

 
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