shíshálh Nation Self-Government Act
Marginal note:Transfer of fee simple title
23 (1) The title to all lands that were, immediately prior to the coming into force of this section, reserves, within the meaning of the Indian Act, of the Indian Act Sechelt band is hereby transferred in fee simple to the Band, subject to the rights, interests and conditions referred to in section 24.
Marginal note:Definition of reserves
(2) In subsection (1), reserves includes surrendered lands, within the meaning of the Indian Act, that have not been sold or the title to which has not been otherwise transferred.
Marginal note:Indian Act Sechelt band rights and interests cease
(3) All rights and interests of the Indian Act Sechelt band in respect of the lands referred to in subsection (1) cease to exist on the coming into force of this section.
Marginal note:Letters patent
(4) Forthwith on the coming into force of this section the Governor in Council shall cause to be issued under the Great Seal of Canada letters patent confirming the transfer of, and describing, the lands referred to in subsection (1).
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