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Nisga'a Agreement-in-Principle

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 1996
Sub Category:Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) (Canada) | Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (Canada)
Location:Nass River Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Subject Matter:Land Settlement | Compensation
Summary Information:
The Nisga'a Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) was initialled in February 1996 and was formally signed on March 22, 1996. The AIP set the foundations for a future Final Agreement. Key provisions include agreement for a $190 million transfer to the Nisga'a Nation and the creation of a Nisga'a Central Government. Under the AIP, the Nisga'a Government will have ownership of and jurisdiction over approximately 2000 square kilometres of land in the Nass River Valley.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Nisga'a Final Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Own Source Revenue Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Taxation Agreement
  • Nisga'a Nation Fiscal Financing Agreement
  • Nisga'a Framework Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Government of British Columbia - Signatory
  • Government of Canada - Signatory
  • Nisga'a Tribal Council - Signatory
  • People
  • Nisga'a Nation
  • Case Law
  • Calder v Attorney-General of British Columbia (1973)

  • References

    Case Law
    (1973) Calder v Attorney-General of British Columbia (1973) 34 DLR (3d) 145
    Media Release
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) A New Beginning for a New Millenium at Nisga'a Nation
    Resource
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2004) Chronology of Events Leading to the Final Agreement with the Nisga'a Tribal Council
    Hamer Foster (2000) Why is there a Treaty Process in B.C.?
    (1996) Nisga'a Treaty Negotiations Agreement-In-Principle

    Glossary

    Agreement-in-Principle (AIP) (Canada) | Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (Canada)

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