shíshálh Nation Self-Government Act
29 (1) Where a law is made under section 28, the Council shall forthwith
(a) cause to be published in a local newspaper of general circulation notice of the law with a legal description of the lands to which it relates; and
(b) give notice thereof to the Minister, or a person designated by the Minister for that purpose, and provide the Minister or that person with a copy of the law and a survey plan and legal description of the lands to which it relates.
Marginal note:Minister to provide particulars to Council
(2) The Minister shall without delay, and in any event not later than 30 days after receipt of notice of a law under subsection (1) in respect of any shíshálh lands,
(a) cause to be provided to the Council a list of all particulars entered on the Reserve Land Register kept under section 21 of the Indian Act in respect of those lands; and
(b) cause to be sent to any person who appears from the Reserve Land Register to have any right or interest in those lands, at the person’s latest known address, a notice indicating that
(i) a law has been made under subsection (1) in respect of those lands, and
(ii) that person may not request any modification of the Register unless he does so within the time period referred to in subsection (3).
Marginal note:List to be posted
(3) The Council shall, immediately on receipt of the list referred to in paragraph (2)(a), cause the list or a copy of it to be posted in a conspicuous place on both the lands to which it relates and at another location on shíshálh lands, and shall indicate on the list that a person can request a modification of the Reserve Land Register only if they do so within 30 days after a date indicated on the list, which date is the date on which the list was provided to the Council.
Marginal note:Request for modification
(4) Any person may, within the time period referred to in subsection (3), make a request to the Minister for a modification of the Reserve Land Register.
Marginal note:Consideration of request
(5) The Minister, or a person designated by the Minister for that purpose, shall consider a request under subsection (4) forthwith on receipt, and a decision of the Minister or the designated person on the matter shall be final.
- 1986, c. 27, s. 29
- 2022, c. 9, s. 30
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