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shíshálh Nation Self-Government Act

Version of section 2 from 2022-06-23 to 2024-05-28:

Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) In this Act,


    Band[Repealed, 2022, c. 9, s. 12]


    Council means the council continued by subsection 8(1) under the name hiwus Ɂiy te hihewhiwus and referred to in Part II of the constitution of the shíshálh Nation as amended by Order in Council P.C. 2019-1225 of August 17, 2019; (conseil)


    District means the shíshálh Nation Government District referred to in section 17; (district)

    District Council

    District Council means the shíshálh Nation Government District Council established by subsection 19(1); (conseil de district)

    former Act

    former Act means this Act as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 8 of An Act to give effect to the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, to amend the Sechelt Indian Band Self-Government Act and the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts; (loi antérieure)

    Indigenous peoples of Canada

    Indigenous peoples of Canada has the meaning assigned by the definition aboriginal peoples of Canada in subsection 35(2) of the Constitution Act, 1982; (peuples autochtones du Canada)


    Minister means the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations; (ministre)

    Sechelt Indian Band

    Sechelt Indian Band means the Band established by subsection 5(1) of the former Act; (bande indienne sechelte)

    Sechelt lands

    Sechelt lands[Repealed, 2022, c. 9, s. 12]

    shíshálh lands

    shíshálh lands means

    • (a) lands transferred to the Sechelt Indian Band on October 9, 1986 under section 23 of the former Act, or

    • (b) lands described in declarations referred to in section 25.1; (terres shishalhes)

    shíshálh law

    shíshálh law means a law made by the Council under section 14 or 28. (loi shishalhe)

    shíshálh Nation

    shíshálh Nation means the Nation referred to in section 5; (Nation shishalhe)

  • Marginal note:Lands ceasing to be shíshálh lands

    (2) Any shíshálh lands to which the title is sold or otherwise transferred cease to be shíshálh lands.

  • 1986, c. 27, s. 2
  • 2019, c. 29, s. 373
  • 2022, c. 9, s. 12

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