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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 182 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:

Marginal note:Composition of family council

  •  (1) The family council of a deceased Cree beneficiary or Naskapi beneficiary shall consist of the following person or persons:

    • (a) his surviving consort, if any;

    • (b) any surviving children of the age of majority and the legal representatives of any surviving minor children; and

    • (c) any surviving parent.

  • Marginal note:Where no survivors in immediate family

    (2) Where a deceased Cree beneficiary or Naskapi beneficiary leaves no survivors described in subsection (1), the family council of the deceased shall consist of the three closest surviving relatives of the age of majority, as determined in accordance with the law of the Province, who are ordinarily resident in the “Territory” as defined in section 2 of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Native Claims Settlement Act.

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