Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Act
Marginal note:Notice of issues arising
14 (1) If, in any judicial or administrative proceeding, an issue arises in respect of
(a) the interpretation, validity or applicability of the Agreement, or
(b) the validity or applicability of this Act, the ordinance of the Northwest Territories entitled the Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act or any Tlicho law,
the issue shall not be decided until the party raising the issue has served notice on the Attorney General of Canada, the Attorney General of the Northwest Territories and the Tlicho Government.
Marginal note:Content of notice
(2) The notice must
(a) describe the judicial or administrative proceeding in which the issue arises;
(b) state whether the issue arises in respect of the matters referred to in paragraph (1)(a) or (b) or both;
(c) state the day on which the issue is to be argued;
(d) give particulars necessary to show the point to be argued; and
(e) be served at least 14 days before the day of argument, unless the court or tribunal authorizes a shorter period.
Marginal note:Participation in proceedings
(3) In any judicial or administrative proceeding to which subsection (1) applies, the Attorney General of Canada, the Attorney General of the Northwest Territories and the Tlicho Government may appear and participate in the proceeding as parties with the same rights as any other party.
(4) For greater certainty, subsections (2) and (3) do not require that an oral hearing be held if one is not otherwise required.
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