Cree-Naskapi (of Québec) Act, 1984

Document Summary:
An Act respecting certain provisions of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and the Northeastern Quebec Agreement relating principally to Cree and Naskapi local government and to Aboriginal self-government on certain lands.

Important Articles:

Article 5: The Indian Act regulations are not to be applied to the Cree or Naskapi bands, except to determine the meaning of what constitutes an Indian.

Articles 12 - 16: Incorporate Cree and Naskapi bands as self-entities.

Articles 23 - 62: Set down rules for band self-government, particularly on issues like hunting and fishing rights.