Amendments to the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Self-Government Agreement
Amended - P.C. 1995-199 - February 7, 1995
SECTIONS 15.1 AND 15.3
15.1 and 15.3 are amended by deleting the words "at all times before the end of the year" and replacing them with "at all times during the year".
25.1.4 is amended by deleting the words:
unless otherwise agreed by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, and the Yukon or the affected municipality, as the case may be:
and replacing them with:
in matters not subject to the development assessment process referred to in Chapter 12 of the Final Agreement, unless otherwise agreed by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun and either the Yukon or the affected municipality as the case may be:
29.7 is amended by deleting the entire section and replacing it with the following:
29.7.1 Except as provided in 29.7.2, the Indian Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-5, shall cease to apply to the McQuesten Lands and this Agreement shall apply to the McQuesten Lands as if they were Settlement Land.
29.7.2 For the purposes of 20.6.1 and 20.6.2 of the Final Agreement the McQuesten Lands are deemed to be reserves within the meaning of the Indian Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-5.
29.8 is amended by deleting the entire section and replacing it with the following:
29.8 Except as provided in 29.8.1 and subject to 29.8.2, 29.8.3, 29.8.4 and 29.8.5 the Final Agreement shall apply to the McQuesten Lands as if they were Category A Settlement Land, designated as Developed Settlement Land.
29.8.1 Section 5.2.6 of the Final Agreement shall not apply to the McQuesten Lands
29.8.2 For the purposes of the application of 5.12.0 of the Final Agreement
to the McQuesten Lands, in the event of the reacquisition of any of those
lands in fee simple by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, the First Nation
may declare that the Final Agreement shall apply, and it shall thereafter apply, to those lands reacquired as if they were:
(a) Category A Settlement Land when Mines and Minerals are included; or
(b) Fee Simple Settlement Land when Mines and Minerals other than Specified Substances are not included, except that the cession, release and surrender of any aboriginal claim, right, title or interest in respect of the land shall not be affected.
29.8.3 For the purposes of 126.96.36.199 of the Final Agreement, land ordered as
compensation thereunder shall be designated as if it were:
(a) Category A Settlement Land when Mines and Minerals are included, or
(b) Category B Settlement Land or Fee Simple Settlement Land when Mines and Minerals are not included.
29.8.4 For the purposes of 20.5.1 and 20.5.2 of the Final Agreement, the McQuesten Lands are deemed to be transferred or acquired under a Settlement Agreement.
29.8.5 For the purposes of 29.8 the following terms have the meanings provided for each of them in the Final Agreement: Category A Settlement Land, Category B Settlement Land, Fee Simple Settlement Land, Developed Settlement Land, Mines, Minerals and Specified Substances.
Amended - P.C. 2001-478 - March 29, 2001
Sections 14 and 15 of the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun Self-Government Agreement are amended as follows:
1. In 14.1.3, add "or with Canada" after "14.8".
2. Delete 14.3.
3. Delete 14.4.
4. In 14.5, delete "After the expiration of one year following the Effective Date, or at such earlier time as may be agreed by Canada and the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun,". In addition, in the French language version only of 14.5, replace "ces deux parties" with " Le Canada et la première nation des Nacho Nyak Dun".
5. Delete 15.1.1.
6. Add, after 15.5:
15.6 For greater certainty, nothing in 15.1 to 15.5 shall be construed so as to prevent the application of section 149 of the Income Tax Act (Canada) to the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun or to a corporation referred to in 15.3.
15.7 The First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, or a trust, board, commission or similar body established by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, or a corporation wholly-owned by any such entity or by a combination thereof (each of which is referred to in this clause as the "claimant"), may claim a refund of any tax paid by the claimant under subsection 165 (1) or sections 212 or 218 of Part IX of the Excise Tax Act (Canada) that is not otherwise recoverable by the claimant under any law, to the extent that the property or service in respect of which the tax was paid was acquired by the claimant:
15.7.1 for consumption or use in the course of exercising the powers of government within Settlement Land authorized under this Agreement, Self-Government Legislation, its Settlement Agreement or Settlement Legislation; and
15.7.2 not for consumption, use or supply in the course of any business or other activity engaged in by the claimant for profit or gain.
15.8 A refund of tax under 15.7 will not be paid to a claimant referred to in that clause unless, at the time at which the tax is paid:
15.8.1 all of the claimant's real property and all or substantially all of the claimant's tangible personal property is, or is situated on, Settlement Land; and
15.8.2 the claimant does not engage in any business or other activity for profit or gain, other than a business or activity, engaged in by the claimant on Settlement Land, the primary purpose of which is to provide goods or services to the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun, Citizens, individuals resident on Settlement Land, or corporations wholly owned by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun or by Citizens, or such other businesses or activities as the parties may from time to time agree.
15.9 A refund of tax under 15.7 will not be paid unless an application for the refund is filed with the Minister of National Revenue within four years after the tax is paid.
15.10 The provisions of Part IX of the Excise Tax Act (Canada) will apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, in respect of claims under 15.7 and in respect of amounts paid as a refund under 15.7 as though the refund provided for under 15.7 were a rebate provided for under Division VI of that Part.
15.11 Unless otherwise defined in this Agreement, words used in 15.7 to 15.10 have the same meaning as in Part IX of the Excise Tax Act (Canada).
15.12 Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, 15.7 to 15.11 shall not apply to tax that is paid or becomes payable before amendments to the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act (Canada) which provide for the matters set out in 15.7 to 15.1.1 come into effect.
Replaced – P.C. 2013-0027 – January 31, 2013
Subsection 188.8.131.52 of the First Nation of Nacho Nyäk Dun Self-Government Agreement is repealed and replaced by the following:
184.108.40.206 the First Nation of Nacho Nyäk Dun shall have the power to establish penalties of:
(a) fines up to $300,000 for the violation of a law enacted by the First Nation of Nacho Nyäk Dun in relation to the use of Settlement Land and of natural resources on Settlement Land or the control or prevention of pollution and the protection of the environment on Settlement Land;
(b) fines up to $5,000 for the violation of any other law enacted by the First Nation of Nacho Nyäk Dun; and,
(c) imprisonment to a maximum of six months for the violation of a law enacted by the First Nation of Nacho Nyäk Dun;