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This Act is current to April 11, 2018
See the Tables of Legislative Changes for this Act’s legislative history, including any changes not in force.

Despite the above date, the Schedule to the Act, including the Map of Nisga'a Lands and the Appendices, is current to May 11, 2000. See "Amending Agreements" for amendments to the Schedule.

Nisga'a Final Agreement Act

[SBC 1999] CHAPTER 2

SCHEDULE TO NISGA'A FINAL AGREEMENT ACT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREAMBLE
CHAPTER 1 — DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 2 — GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Nature of Agreement
 Agreement Is Binding
 Representation and Warranty
 Nisga'a Culture and Language
 Constitution of Canada
 Application of Federal and Provincial Laws
 Other Rights, Benefits, and Programs
 Judicial Determinations in Respect of Validity
 Full and Final Settlement
 Nisga'a Section 35 Rights
 Modification
 Release
 Consultation
 Provincial Law
 Indemnities
 Other Aboriginal People
 Amendment Provisions
 Freedom of Information and Privacy
 Obligation to Negotiate
 Conflict and Inconsistency
 Entire Agreement
 Interpretation
 No Implied Waiver
 Time of the Essence
 Assignment
 Enurement
 Notice
CHAPTER 3 — LANDS
 Nisga'a Lands
 Mineral Resources
 Submerged Lands Within Nisga'a Lands
 Interests on Nisga'a Lands
 Site Remediation
 Nisga'a Fee Simple Lands Outside Nisga'a Lands
 Federal Acquisition of Interests in Nisga'a Lands and Nisga'a Fee Simple Lands
 Initial Surveys
 Commercial Recreation Tenure
 Heritage Sites and Key Geographic Features
 Parks and Ecological Reserve
 Water Volumes
 Schedule A — Boundary Resolution
 Schedule B — List of Sites
 Schedule C — Water Volumes
CHAPTER 4 — LAND TITLE
 Federal Title Legislation
 Provincial Torrens System
 Application for Indefeasible Title
 Land Title Fees
 Nisga'a Certificate
 Registration of Indefeasible Title
 Deprivation of Estate
 Cancellation of Indefeasible Title
 Application of Provincial Torrens System
CHAPTER 5 — FOREST RESOURCES
 Definitions
 Ownership of Resources
 Applicable Laws and Standards
 Timber Harvesting
 Forest Fires and Forest Health
 Timber Processing
 Economic Considerations
 Forest Resources Outside Nisga'a Lands
CHAPTER 6 — ACCESS
 Nisga'a Public Lands
 Navigable Waters
 Crown Access to Nisga'a Lands
 Nisga'a Access to Other Lands
 Access to Fee Simple Properties
CHAPTER 7 — ROADS AND RIGHTS OF WAY
 Rights of Way General
 Nisga'a Highway
 Secondary Provincial Roads
 Crown Roads
 Nisga'a Roads General
 Private Roads
 Utilities General
 Schedule A — Nisga'a Highway Corridor
 Schedule B — Gravel Materials Pits on Nisga'a Lands
CHAPTER 8 — FISHERIES
 General
 Salmon
 Enhancement
 Steelhead
 Non-salmon Species and Aquatic Plants
 Fisheries Management
 Lisims Fisheries Conservation Trust
 Participation in the General Commercial Fishery
 Herring Roe-on-Kelp Study
 International Arrangements
 Processing Facilities
 Schedule A — Nisga'a Fish Allocations for Salmon
 Schedule B — Overages and Underages
 Schedule C — System of Salmon Equivalencies
 Schedule D — Determination of the Nisga'a Fish Allocation of Steelhead
 Schedule E — Nisga'a Fish Allocations of Non-salmon Species or Aquatic Plants
 Schedule F — Provisional Schedule of Lisims Fisheries Conservation Trust Settlement Amounts
 Schedule G — Provisional Schedule of Funding under Paragraph 111 of the Fisheries Chapter
CHAPTER 9 — WILDLIFE AND MIGRATORY BIRDS
 General
 Nass Wildlife Area
 Designated Species
 Entitlements and Allocations
 Wildlife Management
 Trade, Barter, and Sale of Wildlife
 Trapping
 Guiding
 Migratory Birds
 Other
 Schedule A — Nisga'a Wildlife Allocations of Designated Species
 Schedule B — Unregistered Traplines Wholly or Partially on Nisga'a Lands on the Effective Date
 Schedule C — Traplines Wholly Outside Nisga'a Lands Held by Nisga'a Citizens
 Schedule D — Streams in Nisga'a Angling Guide Licence
CHAPTER 10 — ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND PROTECTION
 Environmental Assessment
 Environmental Protection
CHAPTER 11 — NISGA'A GOVERNMENT
 Self-Government
 Recognition of Nisga'a Lisims Government and Nisga'a Village Governments
 Legal Status and Capacity
 Nisga'a Constitution
 Nisga'a Government Structure
 Elections
 Appeal and Review of Administrative Decisions
 Register of Laws
 Relations with Individuals Who Are Not Nisga'a Citizens
 Transitional Provisions
 Legislative Jurisdiction and Authority
 Emergency Preparedness
 Other Matters
 Nisga'a Government Liability
 Other Provinces and Territories
CHAPTER 12 — ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
 Police Services
 Community Correction Services
 Nisga'a Court
 Review
CHAPTER 13 — INDIAN ACT TRANSITION
 General
 Continuation of Indian Act By-laws
 Status of Bands and Transfer of Band Assets
 Nisga'a Tribal Council
CHAPTER 14 — CAPITAL TRANSFER AND NEGOTIATION LOAN REPAYMENT
 Capital Transfer
 Negotiation Loan Repayment
 Schedule A — Provisional Schedule of Capital Transfer Amounts
 Schedule B — Loan Repayment Amounts
 Prepayments
CHAPTER 15 — FISCAL RELATIONS
 Definitions
 Interpretation
 Fiscal Financing Agreements
 Own Source Revenue Agreements
 Own Source Revenue Administration
CHAPTER 16 — TAXATION
 Direct Taxation
 Other Taxation and Tax Administration Agreements
  Section 87 Exemption
 Remission Orders
 Valuation Time
 Nisga'a Lands
 Nisga'a Capital
 Taxation Agreement
CHAPTER 17 — CULTURAL ARTIFACTS AND HERITAGE
 General
 Return of Nisga'a Artifacts
 Access to Other Collections
 Protection of Heritage Sites
 Other Nisga'a Artifacts
 Human Remains
CHAPTER 18 — LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIPS
CHAPTER 19 — DISPUTE RESOLUTION
 Definitions
 General
 Scope: When this Chapter Applies to a Disagreement
 Disagreements to Go Through Stages
 Stage One: Collaborative Negotiations
 Stage Two: Facilitated Processes
 Negotiating Conditions
 Settlement Agreement
 Stage Three: Adjudication — Arbitration
 Effect of Arbitral Award
 Application of Legislation
 Stage Three: Adjudication — Judicial Proceedings
 Notice to Parties
 Costs
CHAPTER 20 — ELIGIBILITY AND ENROLMENT
 Eligibility Criteria
 Other Land Claims Agreements
 Applicants
 Enrolment Committee
 Application to Remove Applicants from Enrolment Register
 Enrolment Appeal Board
 Judicial Review
 Funding
 Dissolution of Enrolment Committee and Enrolment Appeal Board
 Nisga'a Nation Responsibilities for Enrolment
CHAPTER 21 — IMPLEMENTATION
 Implementation Committee
CHAPTER 22 — RATIFICATION
 General
 Ratification by the Nisga'a Nation
 Ratification by Canada
 Ratification by British Columbia
 Adoption of the Nisga'a Constitution
MAP OF NISGA'A LANDS

Contents | Sections 1-70 | Schedule - Table of Contents | Preamble | Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 | Chapter 6 | Chapter 7 | Chapter 8 | Chapter 9 | Chapter 10 | Chapter 11 | Chapter 12 | Chapter 13 | Chapter 14 | Chapter 15 | Chapter 16 | Chapter 17 | Chapter 18 | Chapter 19 | Chapter 20 | Chapter 21 | Chapter 22 | Schedule - Map of Nisga'a Lands | Appendix - Contents | Appendix - Introduction | Appendix A | Appendix B | Appendix C | Appendix D | Appendix E | Appendix F | Appendix G | Appendix H | Appendix I | Appendix J | Appendix K | Appendix L | Appendix M