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Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act (S.C. 1994, c. 35)

Act current to 2022-08-08 and last amended on 2022-06-23. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III(Sections 11, 13 and 20)Legislative Powers

PART I

  • 1 
    Administration of first nation affairs and operation and internal management of the first nation
  • 2 
    Management and administration of rights and benefits that are realized pursuant to the first nation’s final agreement by persons enrolled under the final agreement and that are to be controlled by the first nation
  • 3 
    Any matter ancillary to a matter enumerated in this Part

PART II

  • 1 
    Provision of programs and services for citizens of the first nation in relation to their spiritual and cultural beliefs and practices
  • 2 
    Provision of programs and services for citizens of the first nation in relation to their aboriginal languages
  • 3 
    Provision of health care and services to citizens of the first nation, excluding regulation and licensing of facility-based services outside the settlement land of the first nation
  • 4 
    Provision of social and welfare services to citizens of the first nation, excluding regulation and licensing of facility-based services outside the settlement land of the first nation
  • 5 
    Provision of training programs for citizens of the first nation, subject to applicable certification requirements of Canada or Yukon
  • 6 
    Adoption of and by citizens of the first nation
  • 7 
    Guardianship, custody, care and placement of children of citizens of the first nation, excluding regulation and licensing of facility-based services outside the settlement land of the first nation
  • 8 
    Provision of education programs and services for citizens of the first nation who choose to participate in them, excluding regulation and licensing of facility-based services outside the settlement land of the first nation
  • 9 
    Inheritance, wills, intestacy and administration of estates of citizens of the first nation, including rights and interests in settlement land
  • 10 
    Procedures consistent with the rules of natural justice for determining the mental competency of citizens of the first nation, and administration of the rights and interests of citizens found incapable of responsibility for their own affairs
  • 11 
    Provision of services to citizens of the first nation for the resolution of disputes outside the courts
  • 12 
    Solemnization of marriage of citizens of the first nation
  • 13 
    Licences in respect of any matter enumerated in Parts I to III of this Schedule, in order to raise revenue for the purposes of the first nation
  • 14 
    Any matter in relation to which the enactment of a law is necessary to enable the first nation to fulfil its responsibilities under the first nation’s final agreement or self-government agreement
  • 15 
    Any matter ancillary to a matter enumerated in this Part

PART III

  • 1 
    Use, management, administration, control and protection of settlement land
  • 2 
    Allocation or disposition of rights and interests in and to settlement land, including expropriation by the first nation for the purposes of the first nation
  • 3 
    Use, management, administration and protection of natural resources under the ownership, control or jurisdiction of the first nation
  • 4 
    Gathering, hunting, trapping and fishing and the protection of fish, wildlife and their habitat
  • 5 
    Control or prohibition of the erection and placement of posters, advertising signs and billboards
  • 6 
    Licensing and regulation of persons and entities carrying on any business, trade, profession or other occupation
  • 7 
    Control or prohibition of public games, sports, races, athletic contests and other amusements
  • 8 
    Control of the construction, maintenance, repair and demolition of buildings and other structures
  • 9 
    Prevention of overcrowding of residences and other buildings and structures
  • 10 
    Control of the sanitary condition of buildings and property
  • 11 
    Planning, zoning and land development
  • 12 
    Curfews, prevention of disorderly conduct and control or prohibition of nuisances
  • 13 
    Control or prohibition of the operation and use of vehicles
  • 14 
    Control or prohibition of the manufacture, supply, sale, exchange, transport, possession and consumption of intoxicants
  • 15 
    Establishment, maintenance, provision, operation and regulation of local services and facilities
  • 16 
    Care and keeping of livestock, poultry, pets and other animals and birds, and impoundment and disposal of animals and birds that are maltreated or improperly at large, but not including game farming or game ranching
  • 17 
    Administration of justice
  • 18 
    Control or prohibition of actions, activities and undertakings that constitute, or may constitute, a threat to public order, peace or safety
  • 19 
    Control or prohibition of activities, conditions and undertakings that constitute, or may constitute, a danger to public health
  • 20 
    Control or prevention of pollution and protection of the environment
  • 21 
    Control or prohibition of the possession and use of firearms, other weapons and explosives
  • 22 
    Control or prohibition of the transport of dangerous substances
  • 23 
    Any matter coming within the good government of citizens of the first nation

PART IV

  • 1 
    Taxation, for local purposes, of interests in settlement land and of occupants and tenants of settlement land in respect of their interests in that land, including assessment, collection and enforcement procedures and appeals
  • 2 
    Other modes of direct taxation of citizens of the first nation within settlement land and, to the extent agreed to by the first nation and the Government of Canada, of other persons and entities within settlement land, to raise revenue for the purposes of the first nation
  • 3 
    The implementation of any taxation agreement entered into by the first nation and the Yukon Government
  • 1994, c. 35, Sch. III
  • 2002, c. 7, ss. 268(E), 269(F)
 
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