Maa-nulth First Nations Final Agreement

Date: 2009

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Canada

Maa-nulth

British Columbia
Maa-nulth
First Nations
 



TABLE OF CONTENTS


PREAMBLE

CHAPTER 1  GENERAL PROVISIONS
 1.1.0 NATURE OF AGREEMENT
 1.2.0 REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 1.3.0 CONSTITUTION OF CANADA
 1.4.0 CHARACTER OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS AND OTHER MAA-NULTH
 FIRST NATION LANDS
 1.5.0 APPLICATION OF FEDERAL LAW AND PROVINCIAL LAW
 1.6.0 APPLICATION OF THE INDIAN ACT
 1.7.0 INTERNATIONAL LEGAL OBLIGATIONS
 1.8.0 RELATIONSHIP OF LAWS
 1.9.0 OTHER RIGHTS, BENEFITS AND PROGRAMS
 1.10.0 COURT DECISIONS
 1.11.0 CERTAINTY
Full and Final Settlement
Exhaustively Set Out Rights
Modification
Purpose of Modification
Release of Past Claims
Indemnities
Specific Claims
 1.12.0 OTHER ABORIGINAL PEOPLES
 1.13.0 PERIODIC REVIEW
 1.14.0 AMENDMENT PROVISIONS
 1.15.0 INTERPRETATION
 1.16.0 CONSULTATION
 1.17.0 INFORMATION AND PRIVACY
 1.18.0 OBLIGATION TO NEGOTIATE
 1.19.0 ENTIRE AGREEMENT
 1.20.0 NO IMPLIED WAIVER
 1.21.0 ASSIGNMENT
 1.22.0 ENUREMENT
 1.23.0 NOTICE

LAND CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 2  LANDS
 2.1.0 GENERAL
Grassy Island
 2.2.0 OTHER MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 2.3.0 OWNERSHIP OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 2.4.0 SUBMERGED LANDS
 2.5.0 INITIAL SURVEYS
 2.6.0 BOUNDARY RESOLUTION
 2.7.0 INTERESTS ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 2.8.0 INDEMNITY AND CONFIRMATION
 2.9.0 SITE REMEDIATION ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 2.10.0 ADDITIONS TO MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
General
Acquisition and Addition of Other Provincial Crown Lands
Malksope
Acquisition and Addition of Excluded Provincial Crown Lands
Acquisition and Addition of Fee Simple Lands
Acquisition of Fee Simple Lands through Treaty Related Measures
Continuation of Interests
Other Matters
 2.11.0 PROVINCIAL EXPROPRIATION OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
General
Expropriation of an Estate in Fee Simple
Provincial Crown Land as Replacement Lands
Other Replacement Lands
Return of an Expropriated Interest
Expropriation of Other Interests
 2.12.0 FEDERAL EXPROPRIATION OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 2.13.0 COMMERCIAL RECREATION TENURE
 SCHEDULE 1 - SURVEY PROCEDURE
 SCHEDULE 2 - CONTAMINATED SITE REMEDIATION

CHAPTER 3  LAND TITLE
 3.1.0 FEDERAL TITLE REGISTRATION
 3.2.0 LAND TITLES SYSTEM
 3.3.0 APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF INDEFEASIBLE TITLE
 3.4.0 LAND TITLE FEES
 3.5.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION CERTIFICATE
 3.6.0 REGISTRATION OF INDEFEASIBLE TITLE
 3.7.0 CANCELLATION OF INDEFEASIBLE TITLE
 3.8.0 AMENDMENTS TO LAND TITLE ACT

CHAPTER 4  SUBSURFACE RESOURCES
 4.1.0 GENERAL
 4.2.0 TENURED SUBSURFACE RESOURCES

CHAPTER 5  ACCESS
 5.1.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATIONS' RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
 5.2.0 DESIGNATION OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION PRIVATE LANDS
Designation and Use of Former Provincial Park Land
 5.3.0 LAW-MAKING
 5.4.0 PUBLIC ACCESS ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 5.5.0 CROWN ACCESS TO MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 5.6.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION ACCESS TO CROWN LANDS
 5.7.0 ACCESS TO INTERESTS AND ESTATES IN FEE SIMPLE
 5.8.0 NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 6  ROLE OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATIONS WITHIN MAA-NULTH
FIRST NATION AREAS
 6.1.0 GENERAL
 6.2.0 ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
 6.3.0 GOVERNANCE ACTIVITIES
 6.4.0 CULTURAL ACTIVITIES

RESOURCE CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 7  CROWN CORRIDORS AND ROADS
 7.1.0 CROWN CORRIDORS
 7.2.0 CROWN CORRIDORS AND PUBLIC UTILITIES
 7.3.0 CROWN CORRIDORS NO LONGER REQUIRED
 7.4.0 RELOCATION OF CROWN CORRIDORS
 7.5.0 CONSULTATION REGARDING TRAFFIC REGULATION
 7.6.0 ACCESS AND SAFETY REGULATION
 7.7.0 ROADS
 7.8.0 USE OF EXISTING GRAVEL PITS ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 7.9.0 DEVELOPMENT OF NEW GRAVEL PITS ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 7.10.0 USE OF GRAVEL PITS AND DEPOSITS ON PROVINCIAL CROWN LAND

CHAPTER 8  WATER
 8.1.0 GENERAL
 8.2.0 WATER RESERVATION
 8.3.0 LAW-MAKING
 8.4.0 WATER LICENCES
 8.5.0 GROUNDWATER
 8.6.0 HYDRO POWER RESERVATIONS

CHAPTER 8 SCHEDULES  WATER
 SCHEDULE 1 – HUU-AY-AHT FIRST NATIONS WATER VOLUMES
 SCHEDULE 2 - KA:'YU:'K'T'H'/CHE:K'TLES7ET'H' FIRST NATIONS WATER VOLUMES
 SCHEDULE 3 - TOQUAHT NATION WATER VOLUMES
 SCHEDULE 4 - UCHUCKLESAHT TRIBE WATER VOLUMES
 SCHEDULE 5 - UCLUELET FIRST NATION WATER VOLUMES

CHAPTER 9  FOREST RESOURCES
 9.1.0 FOREST AND RANGE RESOURCES ON MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 9.2.0 LAW-MAKING
 9.3.0 MANUFACTURE AND EXPORT OF TIMBER RESOURCES
 9.4.0 TIMBER MARKING AND SCALING
 9.5.0 FOREST AND RANGE HEALTH
 9.6.0 WILDFIRE SUPPRESSION AND CONTROL
 9.7.0 TIMBER HARVESTING RIGHTS EXISTING BEFORE EFFECTIVE DATE
 9.8.0 OBLIGATIONS EXISTING BEFORE EFFECTIVE DATE
 9.9.0 FOREST RESEARCH PLOTS

CHAPTER 10  FISHERIES
 10.1.0 FISHING RIGHTS
Maa-nulth First Nation Fishing Rights
Maa-nulth Fish Allocations
Unallocated Species
Law-Making
Designation
 10.2.0 COMMERCIAL FISHERIES
Harvest Agreement
New Emerging Fisheries
Aquaculture Tenures
Commercial Fishing Licences
 10.3.0 HARVEST OF SURPLUS SALMON
 10.4.0 FISHERIES MANAGEMENT
Joint Fisheries Committee
Regional First Nations Fisheries Management Advisory Process
Public Fisheries Management Advisory Processes
Annual Fishing Plans
Maa-nulth Harvest Document
Maa-nulth Fisheries Operational Guidelines
 10.5.0 STEWARDSHIP AND ENHANCEMENT

CHAPTER 10 SCHEDULES  FISHERIES
 SCHEDULE 1 – CHINOOK SALMON ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 2 – CHUM SALMON ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 3 – COHO SALMON ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 4 – PINK SALMON ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 5 – SOCKEYE SALMON ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 6 – NON - SALMON ALLOCATIONS
 SCHEDULE 7 – INTER-TIDAL BIVALVE ALLOCATION
 SCHEDULE 8 – COMMERCIAL FISHING LICENCES

CHAPTER 11  WILDLIFE
 11.1.0 GENERAL
 11.2.0 DOCUMENTATION
 11.3.0 WILDLIFE HARVEST AREA
 11.4.0 WILDLIFE COUNCIL
 11.5.0 DESIGNATION OF A WILDLIFE SPECIES
 11.6.0 TOTAL ALLOWABLE WILDLIFE HARVEST
 11.7.0 MAA-NULTH WILDLIFE ALLOCATIONS
 11.8.0 INITIAL DESIGNATED WILDLIFE SPECIES, ALLOCATION AND HARVEST PLAN
 11.9.0 WILDLIFE HARVEST PLAN
 11.10.0 WILDLIFE ADVISORY MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
 11.11.0 LAW-MAKING
 11.12.0 TRADE AND BARTER AND SALE
 11.13.0 TRANSPORT AND EXPORT
 11.14.0 TRAINING
 11.15.0 ENFORCEMENT
 11.16.0 TRAPPING
 11.17.0 GUIDING
 SCHEDULE 1 - MAA-NULTH WILDLIFE ALLOCATION OF DESIGNATED SPECIES

CHAPTER 12  MIGRATORY BIRDS
 12.1.0 GENERAL
 12.2.0 TRADE AND BARTER
 12.3.0 SALE
 12.4.0 TRANSPORT AND EXPORT
 12.5.0 LAW-MAKING
 12.6.0 DOCUMENTATION
 12.7.0 MIGRATORY BIRD HARVEST AREA
 12.8.0 MANAGEMENT
 12.9.0 CONSERVATION MEASURES
 12.10.0 DESIGNATED MIGRATORY BIRD POPULATIONS

GOVERNANCE CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 13  GOVERNANCE
 13.1.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION GOVERNANCE
 13.2.0 LEGAL STATUS AND CAPACITY
 13.3.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION CONSTITUTIONS
 13.4.0 APPEAL AND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS
 13.5.0 REGISTRY OF LAWS
 13.6.0 INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE NON-MEMBERS
 13.7.0 TRANSITION TO MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION GOVERNMENT
 13.8.0 TRANSITION
 13.9.0 NOTIFICATION OF PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION
 13.10.0 DELEGATION
 13.11.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION GOVERNMENT
 13.12.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION ASSETS
 13.13.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION CITIZENSHIP
 13.14.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 13.15.0 ADOPTION
 13.16.0 CHILD PROTECTION
 13.17.0 CHILD CUSTODY
 13.18.0 CHILD CARE
 13.19.0 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EDUCATION
 13.20.0 KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 12 EDUCATION
 13.21.0 POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
 13.22.0 HEALTH
 13.23.0 SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
 13.24.0 SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES
 13.25.0 PUBLIC ORDER, PEACE AND SAFETY
 13.26.0 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
 13.27.0 PUBLIC WORKS
 13.28.0 REGULATION OF BUSINESS
 13.29.0 TRAFFIC, TRANSPORTATION, PARKING AND HIGHWAYS
 13.30.0 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
 13.31.0 FINES AND PENALTIES
 13.32.0 ENFORCEMENT OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LAWS
 13.33.0 ADJUDICATION OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LAWS
 13.34.0 COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
 13.35.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION GOVERNMENT LIABILITY
Maa-nulth First Nation Government Office Holders
Maa-nulth First Nation Public Officers
Maa-nulth First Nation and Maa-nulth First Nation Government
 13.36.0 WRIT OF EXECUTION AGAINST A MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION
 13.37.0 OTHER MATTERS

CHAPTER 14  REGIONAL GOVERNMENT
 14.1.0 GENERAL
Status of Maa-nulth First Nation Lands
Land Use Planning Protocols and Service Contracts
 14.2.0 TRANSITION PERIOD ARRANGEMENTS
Representation on Regional District Boards
Regional District Service Arrangements
 14.3.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION REGIONAL DISTRICT MEMBERSHIP
 14.4.0 SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS AFTER TRANSITION DATE
 14.5.0 FORESHORE AGREEMENTS

CHAPTER 15  INDIAN ACT TRANSITION
 15.1.0 ESTATES
 15.2.0 CONTINUATION OF INDIAN ACT BY-LAWS
 15.3.0 STATUS OF BANDS AND TRANSFER OF BAND ASSESTS

FISCAL CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 16  CAPITAL TRANSFER AND NEGOTIATION LOAN REPAYMENT
 16.1.0 CAPITAL TRANSFER
 16.2.0 NEGOTIATION LOAN REPAYMENT
 16.3.0 PREPAYMENTS
 SCHEDULE 1 - CAPITAL TRANSFER PAYMENT PLAN
 NOTES FOR FINALIZING THE CAPITAL TRANSFER PAYMENT PLANS
 SCHEDULE 2 - NEGOTIATION LOAN REPAYMENT PLAN
 NOTES FOR FINALIZING THE NEGOTIATION LOAN REPAYMENT PLAN

CHAPTER 17  RESOURCE REVENUE SHARING
 17.1.0 PAYMENT OF RESOURCE REVENUES
 17.2.0 PROVINCIAL AUTHORITY ON PROVINCIAL CROWN LAND

CHAPTER 18  FISCAL RELATIONS
 18.1.0 FISCAL RELATIONS

CHAPTER 19  TAXATION
 19.1.0 DIRECT TAXATION
 19.2.0 TAXATION POWERS AGREEMENTS
 19.3.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS
 19.4.0 TRANSFER OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION CAPITAL
 19.5.0 INDIAN ACT TAX EXEMPTION AND TRANSITIONAL EXEMPTION
 19.6.0 TAX TREATMENT AGREEMENT

CULTURE CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 20  ARTIFACTS, HERITAGE SITES AND PLACE NAMES
 20.1.0 ARTIFACTS
 20.2.0 TRANSFER OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION ARTIFACTS
Canadian Museum of Civilization
The Parks Canada Agency
Royal British Columbia Museum
 20.3.0 ACCESS TO OTHER COLLECTIONS
 20.4.0 NUU-CHAH-NULTH ARTIFACTS
 20.5.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION ARCHAEOLOGICAL HUMAN REMAINS
 20.6.0 HERITAGE SITES
 20.7.0 PLACE NAMES

CHAPTER 21  CULTURE AND HERITAGE
 21.1.0 GENERAL
 21.2.0 LAW-MAKING
 21.3.0 HARVEST OF MONUMENTAL CEDAR AND CYPRESS ON PROVINCIAL CROWN LAND
 21.4.0 STOPPER ISLANDS
 21.5.0 DIANA ISLAND

PARKS AND ENVIRONMENT CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 22  ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
 22.1.0 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
 22.2.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION PARTICIPATION IN FEDERAL
 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
 22.3.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION PARTICIPATION IN PROVINCIAL
 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROCESSES
 22.4.0 LAW-MAKING
 22.5.0 ENVIRONMENTAL EMERGENCIES
 22.6.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION COMMUNITY WATERSHED LANDS

CHAPTER 23  FEDERAL PARKS AND PROTECTED AREAS
 23.1.0 GENERAL
 23.2.0 TRADE AND BARTER AND SALE
 23.3.0 TRANSPORT AND EXPORT
 23.4.0 LAW-MAKING
 23.5.0 DOCUMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT
 23.6.0 CO-OPERATION IN RENEWABLE RESOURCE HARVESTING
 23.7.0 CONSERVATION MEASURES
 23.8.0 PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK
 23.9.0 NATIONAL PARKS AND NATIONAL MARINE CONSERVATION AREAS
 23.10.0 CO-OPERATION IN PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 24  PROVINCIAL PROTECTED AREAS
 24.1.0 GENERAL
 24.2.0 POWER RIVER WATERSHED PROTECTED AREA
 24.3.0 THUNDERBIRD'S NEST (T'IITSK'IN PAAWATS) PROTECTED AREA
 24.4.0 QUIN-E-EX LANDS
 24.5.0 PUBLIC PLANNING PROCESSES
 24.6.0 GATHERING
Trade and Barter
Law-making
Documentation
 24.7.0 EXPROPRIATION OF MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION LANDS FOR
 PROVINCIAL PROTECTED AREA PURPOSES

OTHER CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 25  DISPUTE RESOLUTION
 25.1.0 GENERAL
 25.2.0 SCOPE: WHEN THIS CHAPTER APPLIES TO A DISAGREEMENT
 25.3.0 DISAGREEMENTS TO GO THROUGH STAGES
 25.4.0 IDENTIFICATION OF THE PARTIES TO THE DISAGREEMENT
 25.5.0 STAGE ONE: COLLABORATIVE NEGOTIATIONS
 25.6.0 STAGE TWO: FACILITATED PROCESSES
 25.7.0 NEGOTIATING CONDITIONS
 25.8.0 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
 25.9.0 STAGE THREE: ADJUDICATION - ARBITRATION
 25.10.0 EFFECT OF ARBITRAL AWARD
 25.11.0 APPLICATION OF LEGISLATION
 25.12.0 STAGE THREE: ADJUDICATION - JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
 25.13.0 NOTICE TO PARTIES
 25.14.0 COSTS

CHAPTER 26  ELIGIBILITY AND ENROLMENT
 26.1.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATIONS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
 26.2.0 OTHER LAND CLAIMS AGREEMENTS
 26.3.0 INITIAL ENROLMENT PERIOD
 26.4.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATIONS ENROLMENT COMMITTEE
 26.5.0 APPLICATIONS TO REMOVE NAMES FROM ENROLMENT REGISTER
 26.6.0 ENROLMENT APPEAL BOARD
 26.7.0 JUDICIAL REVIEW
 26.8.0 COSTS
 26.9.0 ENROLMENT REGISTER
 26.10.0 DISSOLUTION OF ENROLMENT COMMITTEE AND ENROLMENT APPEAL BOARD
 26.11.0 MAA-NULTH FIRST NATION RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ENROLMENT

CHAPTER 27  IMPLEMENTATION
 27.1.0 GENERAL
 27.2.0 IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
 27.3.0 IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE

CHAPTER 28  RATIFICATION
 28.1.0 GENERAL
 28.2.0 RATIFICATION BY MAA-NULTH FIRST NATIONS
 28.3.0 RATIFICATION BY A MAA-NULTH INDIAN BAND
 28.4.0 RATIFICATION BY CANADA
 28.5.0 RATIFICATION BY BRITISH COLUMBIA

CHAPTER 29  DEFINITIONS
 29.1.0 DEFINITIONS

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