— 2012, c. 19, s. 667
667 In sections 668 to 673, Institute means the First Nations Statistical Institute.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 668
(2) Despite the provisions of any contract, agreement or order, no person appointed to hold office as a director of the Institute, including as the Chairperson or Vice-Chairperson, has any right to claim or receive any compensation, damages, indemnity or other form of relief from Her Majesty in right of Canada or from any employee or agent of Her Majesty for ceasing to hold that office or for the abolition of that office by the operation of this Division.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 669
669 Every reference to the Institute in a deed, contract or other document executed by the Institute in its own name is to be read, unless the context otherwise requires, as a reference to Her Majesty in right of Canada.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 670
670 The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development is authorized to sell or otherwise dispose of all of the Institute’s assets and to do everything necessary for or incidental to closing out the Institute’s affairs.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 671
Unsatisfied debts and liabilities
(2) Any of the Institute’s debts and liabilities that remain unsatisfied on the day on which the Institute is dissolved become the debts and liabilities of Her Majesty in right of Canada.
(3) Despite subsection (2), Her Majesty in right of Canada is not liable in respect of any claim against the Institute arising from its exercise of, or its failure to exercise, any of its powers or functions.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 672
Commencement of legal proceedings
672 (1) Any action, suit or other legal proceeding in respect of an obligation or liability incurred by the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in closing out the Institute’s affairs may be brought against Her Majesty in right of Canada in any court that would have had jurisdiction if the action, suit or other legal proceeding had been brought against the Institute.
Continuation of legal proceedings
(2) Any action, suit or other legal proceeding to which the Institute is a party — other than an action, suit or legal proceeding in respect of any claim against the Institute arising from its exercise of, or failure to exercise, any of its powers or functions — that is pending in a court on the coming into force of this subsection may be continued by or against Her Majesty in right of Canada in the same manner and to the same extent as it could have been continued by or against the Institute.
— 2012, c. 19, s. 673
Limit of liability
673 No civil proceedings lie against a former director or employee of the Institute for anything done, or omitted to be done, in the exercise or purported exercise in good faith of any power, or in the performance or purported performance in good faith of any duty, of that person in accordance with the First Nations Fiscal Management Act, as that Act read immediately before the coming into force of section 660.
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