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Taking section 35 rights seriously: Non-derogation clauses relating to Aboriginal and treaty rights

Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Taking section 35 rights seriously: Non-derogation clauses relating to Aboriginal and treaty rights
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Resource Type Report
Language
  • English
Year 2007
Country Canada
Topic
  • Consultation
  • FPIC
  • Indigenous Governance
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Technical
Keywords
  • Canadian Law
  • Land Access
  • Land Use Planning
  • Traditional Knowledge
  • UNDRIP
Written By Government
Written For
  • Indigenous Communities
  • Leadership and Management
Description This report presents the relationship between rights in section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982 and federal legislation. Subsection 35(1) reads: The existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed.
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