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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 174 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Part,


child includes an adopted child, where the adoption

  • (a) was done in accordance with, or is recognized by, the laws of the Province, or

  • (b) was done in accordance with Cree or Naskapi custom; (enfant)


consort means one of two consorts; (Version anglaise seulement)


consorts means

  • (a) a man and a woman who are married and whose marriage was solemnized in accordance with, or is recognized under, the laws of the Province, or

  • (b) an unmarried man and an unmarried woman who live together as husband and wife, taking into account Cree or Naskapi custom; (conjoints)

family council

family council means the family council of a deceased Cree beneficiary or a deceased Naskapi beneficiary, composed in accordance with section 182; (conseil de famille)

traditional property

traditional property means

  • (a) all movable property, excluding money, normally used in the exercise of the right to harvest referred to in An Act respecting hunting and fishing rights in the James Bay and New Quebec territories (Quebec), other than movable property used in commercial fishing, and includes, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, vehicles, boats, motors, guns, traps and camping equipment, and

  • (b) animal products or by-products that are the product of the exercise of the right to harvest described in paragraph (a). (biens traditionnels)

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