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Benefit Distribution Budget Amendment Law 2005

Date: December 15, 2005

This law amends previous budgets to include a one time payment to each Tłı̨chǫ citizen allocated to the PBA and IBA reserve funds.

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Schedule B Amendment Law 2005

Date: December 14, 2005

This law amends Schedule B of the original Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief’s Executive Council Law.  Schedule B establishes the remuneration of the Members, Chief’s and Grand Chief.  This law amends the amounts of remuneration per annum. 

Tłı̨chǫ Goods and Services Tax Law

Date: December 2, 2005

This law establishes what will be taxed, how the tax revenue is collected, administered, shared and remitted.

Budget Implementation Law 2005-2006

Date: October 27, 2005

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of November 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006. 

Tłı̨chǫ Income Tax Law

Date: August 5, 2005

This law allows the Tłı̨chǫ Government to receive income tax money.  It also explains how Canada will collect income tax and share them back with Tłı̨chǫ Government.

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law allows for the appointment of the Tłı̨chǫ Executive Officer, appointments on Boards and other entities, it directs how Assembly Members and the Grand Chief are to conduct themselves, how they are paid and how to deal with vacancies and resignations.

Grand Chief Nomination and Election Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes the guidelines for the nomination and election of the Grand Chief.  It also describes the role and responsibilities of the Grand Chief.   It also establishes an appeal process.

Grand Chief By Election and Nomination Regulations

Tłı̨chǫ Lands Protection Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes the Lands Protection Department as well as guidelines for application for lands, trespassing on Tłı̨chǫ Lands, and how to deal with offenses.  It establishes a moratorium on Tłı̨chǫ Lands and this moratorium will be in effect until April 30, 2006

Tłı̨chǫ Omnibus Implementation Law

Date: August 4, 2005

An Omnibus law is used to allow several laws to be passed together under one law.  On effective date, an omnibus law was used to pass the following Tłı̨chǫ laws in order for Tłı̨chǫ Government to be up and operating as a Government.

Tłı̨chǫ Procedures Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes a process for passing Tłı̨chǫ laws and regulations.  Under the law, a Laws Guardian is appointed who is responsible for keeping up-to-date of all Tłı̨chǫ laws and regulations, as well as to provide advice to the Chief’s Executive Council and Tłı̨chǫ Assembly on the interpretation of the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, Tłı̨chǫ Constitution and Tłı̨chǫ Laws and on procedural matters.

Tłı̨chǫ Starter Budget Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law adopts and approves the Starter budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government. 

Tłįchǫ Constitution

Date: August 4, 2005

The Constitution protects the rights of Tłı̨chǫ Citizens, including protecting Tłı̨chǫ Citizens from any wrongful actions of the Tłı̨chǫ Government. The Constitution sets out the structure of the Tłı̨chǫ Government. It describes the main roles and responsibilities of officials, and it sets the rules for elections. The Constitution also provides the rules for the Annual Gathering. The Constitution makes the Tłı̨chǫ Government (including the companies and boards it sets up) accountable for its decisions about money and for managing Tłı̨chǫ resources properly.

Tłįchǫ Community Services Agency Act

Date: August 4, 2005

This Northwest Territories Bill, is responsible for the management, administration and delivery of health, education and other social programs and services to all residents in the four Tłįchǫ communities and on Tłįchǫ lands, based on Tłįchǫ Laws and NWT Laws.

 

Regulations:

 

Tłįchǫ Community Services Agency Regulations

Tłįchǫ Education Division Regulations (Education Act)    

Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act

Date: August 4, 2005

This Northwest Territories Bill gave government approval to the original Tłįchǫ Agreement, signed in August 2003. This is the land claims and self government agreement among the Tłįchǫ, the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories. The bill also approves the Tłįchǫ Tax Treatment Agreement. 

Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Act (Bill C14)

Date: February 15, 2005

This Government of Canada Act received Royal Assent February 15, 2005. This is the legislation approving the first comprehensive land claim and self government agreement in the Northwest Territories and the second such agreement in Canada. The agreement created the Tłįchǫ Government, which owns 39,000 square kilometers of land, including subsurface resources. The Tłįchǫ also receive approximately $152 million over 14 years, and a share of resource royalties from development in the Mackenzie Valley.