Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Cana

Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

- Constitution Act of Canada 1867
Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
- The Constitution Act of Canada 1867. Canadian Laws and Constitutions.

Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

PART II

RIGHTS OF THE ABORIGINAL PEOPLES OF CANADA

RECOGNITION OF EXISTING ABORIGINAL AND TREATY RIGHTS

35.- 1. The existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed.

Definition of "aboriginal peoples of Canada"
2. In this Act, "aboriginal peoples of Canada" includes the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

Land claims agreements

3. For greater certainty, in subsection (1) "treaty rights" includes rights that now exist by way of land claims agreements or may be so acquired.

Aboriginal and treaty rights are guaranteed equally to both sexes

4. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the aboriginal and treaty rights referred to in subsection (1) are guaranteed equally to male and female persons.

COMMITMENT TO PARTICIPATION IN CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE

35.1.- The government of Canada and the provincial governments are committed to the principal that, before any amendment is made to Class 24 of section 91 of the "Constitution Act, 1867", to section 25 of this Act or to this Part,

a. a constitutional conference that includes in its agenda an item relating to the proposed amendment, composed of the Prime Minister of Canada and the first ministers of the provinces, will be convened by the Prime Minister of Canada; and

b. the Prime Minister of Canada will invite representatives of the aboriginal peoples of Canada to participate in the discussions on that item.


Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Guarantee of Rightsand Freedoms
Fundamental Freedoms
Democratic Rights
Democratic Rights
Mobility Rights
Legal Rights
Equality Rights
Official Languages of Canada
Minority Language Educational Rights
Enforcement
Aboriginal Rights and Freedoms not Affected by Charter
Application of Charter
Citation
Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
Equalization and Regional Disparities
Constitutional Conference
Procedure for Amending Constitution of Canada
Amendment to the Constitution Act 1867
Primacy of Constitution of Canada
Schedule to the Constitution Act 1982
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