Today, the Framework Agreement* has expanded to include an ever-growing number of communities across Canada who are interested in replacing the lands restrictions of the Indian Act with their own land code laws and policies.

Each operational signatory community to the Framework Agreement assumes the full law-making authority and management of their reserve lands, environment and natural resources when they ratify their land code.

Canada ratified the Framework Agreement through the passage of the First Nations Land Management Act, which was assented to June 17, 1999.

* French Version: Framework Agreement

First Nation Framework Agreement - Constitution Act, 1867 Division of Powers Federal Provincial Section 91 Section 92 First Nations Land Management Act • Land Use Plan • Matrimonial Real Property • Environmental Protection • Environmental Assessment • Zoning • Interests on FN Lands • Natural Resources • Expropriation • Financial Management • Culture/ Heritage Protection • Residential Tenancy • Solid Waste • Noxious Weeds • Dispute Resolution • Building Standards • Property and Civil Rights • Administration of Justice • Education • Health • Welfare • Natural Resources • Licensing • Charities • Municipalities • National Defence • Criminal Law • Employment Insurance • Postal Service • Census • Copyrights • Trade Regulation • External Relations • Money and Banking Constitution Act, 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms The Bill of Rights 24. Indians, and Lands Reserved for Indians First Nations Land Registry Regulations FIRST NATION THE CREATOR THE FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON FIRST NATION LAND MANAGEMENT LAND CODE • Indian Act • Commercial and Industrial Development Act • Indian Oil and Gas Act • Indian Band Election Regulations • Indian Estates Regulations • Indian Reserve Traffic Regulations
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