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First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 14 from 2012-06-29 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Certification

  •  (1) The verifier shall, after receiving the documents referred to in subsection 13(1), certify the validity of the land code unless the verifier, after giving the First Nation and the Minister a reasonable opportunity to make submissions on the matter but within 10 days after the conclusion of the vote, is of the opinion that

    • (a) the community approval process confirmed under paragraph 8(1)(a) was not followed or the community approval was otherwise irregular; and

    • (b) the land code might not have been approved but for that irregularity.

  • Marginal note:Transmittal

    (2) The verifier shall, without delay, send a copy of the certified land code to the First Nation and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Presumption

    (3) A certified land code is deemed to have been validly approved by the First Nation.

  • 1999, c. 24, s. 14
  • 2012, c. 19, ss. 633(E), 652(E)
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