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Northwest Territories Act

Version of section 74 from 2014-04-01 to 2017-12-11:


Marginal note:Indemnification by Government of Canada

  •  (1) The Government of Canada must indemnify the Government of the Northwest Territories, or any of its employees or agents, against all costs, charges and expenses, including amounts paid to settle an action or satisfy a judgement, that are reasonably incurred in respect of any claim, action or other proceeding brought against the Government of the Northwest Territories, or any of its employees or agents, arising out of any act or omission of the Government of Canada, or any of its employees or agents, occurring

    • (a) before the coming into force of section 1, in respect of

      • (i) public lands that are under the administration and control of the Commissioner other than those that were under his or her administration and control before that coming into force,

      • (ii) rights in respect of waters that are under the administration and control of the Commissioner, or

      • (iii) existing interests;

    • (b) in respect of a taking under section 55 or the making of a prohibition order under section 56 or 57;

    • (c) in respect of security that is assigned to the Government of the Northwest Territories under the Agreement;

    • (d) in respect of records that are copied, loaned or transferred under the Agreement; or

    • (e) in respect of remediation that is performed under the Agreement.

  • Marginal note:Indemnification — Aboriginal party

    (2) The Government of Canada must indemnify an Aboriginal party, or any of its employees or agents, against all costs, charges and expenses, including amounts paid to settle an action or satisfy a judgement, that are reasonably incurred in respect of any claim, action or other proceeding brought against that Aboriginal party, or any of its employees or agents, arising out of any act or omission of the Government of Canada, or any of its employees or agents, occurring in respect of remediation performed under the Agreement on that Aboriginal party’s settlement lands.

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