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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 22 from 2018-03-29 to 2023-03-20:

Marginal note:Legal capacity of bands

  •  (1) The band has, subject to this Act and the regulations, the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person.

  • Marginal note:Restriction on band’s commercial activities

    (2) The band shall not engage, directly or indirectly, in any commercial activity, except in so far as it is related to

    • (a) the management or administration of

      • (i) its Category IA-N land or the natural resources thereof, or

      • (ii) its buildings or other immovable assets on its Category IA-N land; or

    • (b) the provision of public services to or in respect of its Category IA-N land or residents thereof.

  • Marginal note:Band may own shares in corporations

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), the band may own shares in corporations that carry on commercial activities.

  • 1984, c. 18, s. 22
  • 2018, c. 4, ss. 18(E), 122(E), 123
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