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First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 32 from 2008-02-01 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Restitution

  •  (1) An interest or right in first nation land expropriated by Her Majesty that is no longer required for the purpose for which it was expropriated shall revert to the first nation and, if the full interest or the entire right of the first nation was expropriated, it shall be returned to the first nation in accordance with terms and conditions negotiated by the first nation and the expropriating department or agency.

  • Marginal note:Improvements

    (2) When an interest or right reverts or is returned to a first nation, the minister responsible for the expropriating department or agency shall determine the disposition of any improvements made to the land.

  • Marginal note:Dispute

    (3) If the first nation and the expropriating department or agency cannot agree on the terms and conditions of the return of the full interest or of the entire right, the first nation or the department or agency may, in accordance with the Framework Agreement, refer the matter to an arbitrator.

  • 1999, c. 24, s. 32
  • 2007, c. 17, s. 15
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