Catalogue


Aboriginal law handbook /
Olthius, Kleer, Townshend ; ediors: Lorraine Land and Matt McPherson.
edition
Fifth edition.
imprint
Toronto : Thomson Reuters, 2018.
description
lxxxvi, 661 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN
9780779886500 (pbk)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Toronto : Thomson Reuters, 2018.
isbn
9780779886500 (pbk)
contents note
Introduction : the relationship -- The Constitutional framework -- Aboriginal and treaty rights -- Land and "land claims" -- Métis -- Inuit -- Duty to consult and accommodate -- Self-government -- Internatrional law and sovereignty -- Bands, band councils and reserves -- Indian Act registration, band membership and First Nation citizenship -- Non-status and/or off-reserve -- Elections and referenda -- Housing -- Families and childeren -- Wills and estates -- Residential schools -- Resource revenue sharing & impact benefit agreements (IBAS) -- Economic development: community-based corporate entities and business on Reserve -- Taxation -- Trusts for aboriginal communities -- Employment relations -- Human rights and privacy -- The criminal justice system -- Commissions, inquiries, and other investigations -- Injunctions and blockades.
general note
Founding editor: Shin, Imai.
local note
This title is part of the Indigenous Perspectives Collection at the Bora Laskin Law Library.
abstract
"Aboriginal Law Handbook, 5th Edition is a practical, unique reference work to the law as it affects Aboriginal peoples and organizations, for both lawyers and non-lawyers. It also features in-depth analysis on a number of legal and policy issues affecting Aboriginal peoples. It includes summaries and discusses the current state of the law and policy about: Rights of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, including the constitutional framework; Aboriginal and treaty rights; the duty to consult and accommodate; UNDRIP and free, prior, and informed consent; land and land claims; and Métis and Inuit rights; Aboriginal government issues, including self-government; international law and Indigenous sovereignty; bands, band councils, and reserves; Indian Act registration and band membership; and elections. Aboriginal community issues, including community control of programs and services; and housing; Topics affecting Aboriginal families, including marriage, separation, and divorce; child welfare; wills and estates; and the residential school settlement; Various economic development and related matters, including protection, use, and management of lands and resources; community corporations; commercial relations and reserves; individual and corporate taxation; trusts for Aboriginal communities; employment relations; and human rights and privacy; Justice issues, including criminal procedure; Aboriginal justice inquiries and commisions initiatives; and injunctions and blockades. Every chapter contains a brief summary of key issues to remember, as well as a bibliography of secondary sources for further in-depth research."--
catalogue key
11757305
 
Includes biblliographical references and index.

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