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The Contracting Parties, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, the Kluane First Nation and the Government of the Yukon have developed the present Plant which identifies certain activities to be undertaken and certain payments to be made with respect to the implementation of the Selkirk First Nation Self-Government Agreement. Annex A contains an Activity Sheets describing the specific activities, projects and measures for implementation of the Kluane First Nation Self-Government Agreement; whereas Annex B lays down provisions relating to the coordination of the Kluane First Nation Final Agreement and the present Implementation Plan.Section 9.2 establishes the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation is a legal entity and has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a natural person and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may, inter alia, enter into contracts or agreements; acquire and hold property, sell or otherwise dispose of property; raise, invest, expend and borrow money; sue or be sued; form corporations or other legal entities; and do such other things as may be conducive to the exercise of its rights, powers and privileges.Under section 13 Legislative Powers, sub-section 13.3 rules that the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation shall have the power to enact laws of a local or private nature on Settlement Land in relation to, inter alia,: 1) use, management, administration, control and protection of Settlement Land; 2) allocation or disposition of rights and interests in and to Settlement Land, including expropriation by the First Nation; 3) use, management, administration and protection of natural resources under the ownership, control or jurisdiction of the First Nation; 4) gathering, hunting, trapping or fishing and the protection of fish, wildlife and habitat; 5) planning, zoning and land development.Section 25 on Compatible Land Use establishes that First Nation and the Yukon or a municipality within the Traditional Territory, may establish a joint planning structure to: 1) develop or recommend amendments to a territorial, municipal or First Nation community or area development land use plan; or, 2) carry out other activities to promote compatible land use. The text consists of 29 sections divided into 4 Parts as follows: General (I); Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation (II); Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Legislation (III); Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation Programs and Services (IV). Three Annexes are enclosed.

Implements: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Final Agreement. (1998-07-16)
Implements: Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Self-Government Agreement. (1998-07-16)

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