First Nations Jurisdiction over Education in British Columbia Act
S.C. 2006, c. 10
Assented to 2006-12-12
An Act to provide for jurisdiction over education on First Nation lands in British Columbia
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
Marginal note:Short title
1. This Act may be cited as the First Nations Jurisdiction over Education in British Columbia Act.
2. (1) The following definitions apply in this Act.
« Autorité scolaire »
“Authority” means the First Nations Education Authority established by section 11.
“council of a participating First Nation”
« conseil de la première nation participante »
“council of a participating First Nation” has the same meaning as the expression “council of the band” in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act.
« éducation »
“education” means education programs and services of a nature generally provided to students from kindergarten to grade 12.
“First Nation land”
« terres autochtones »
“First Nation land” means a “reserve”, as that term is defined in subsection 2(1) of the Indian Act, that is situated in British Columbia and that is set apart for a participating First Nation, and includes “first nation land” as that term is defined in subsection 2(1) of the First Nations Land Management Act.
“First Nation law”
« loi autochtone »
“First Nation law” means a law made under subsection 9(1).
« accord spécifique »
“individual agreement” means an agreement entered into between Her Majesty in right of Canada and a participating First Nation with respect to jurisdiction over education by the participating First Nation on First Nation land, and includes any amendments to the agreement made pursuant to its provisions.
« ministre »
“Minister” means the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
“participating First Nation”
« première nation participante »
“participating First Nation” means a band named in the schedule.
Marginal note:Words and expressions in Indian Act
(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, words and expressions used in this Act have the same meaning as in the Indian Act.
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