Tlicho Intergovernmental Services Agreement

(c) a regulation establishing a communal service agency in accordance with the first intergovernmental agreement on services covered by Chapter 7 of the agreement. The Tlicho law refers to a law enacted by the Tlicho government. (Law 2) CONSIDERING that the agreement provides that the agreement is an agreement on fundamental rights within the meaning of Section 35 of the Constitution Act 1982 and that Parliament`s approval is a precondition for the validity of the agreement; The Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement is the NWT`s first combined land, resource and self-management agreement. Canada, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the T-ch` are parties to the agreement. The agreement was signed on August 25, 2003 by the Dogrib Treaty, the Government of Canada and the GNWT and came into force on August 4, 2005. The agreement provides that the T-ch`s has a single block of 39,000 square kilometres of land, including underground resources, which focuses on the four municipalities of the City of Behchoko, Whataund and Wekweatam, the Community Governments of Behchoko, Whata, Gamatund and Wekweatam were established on 4 August 2005 in accordance with territorial legislation. TcGs replaced the Indian Act Bands and the municipal NWT companies that were in effect before the agreement came into effect. TcGs are responsible for municipal services and are represented and serve all residents of the municipalities. CONSIDERING that, by a vote of 26 and 27 June 2003, the Tlicho approved the agreement; Tlicho government means the government of the Igéo First Nation based on Chapter 7 of the agreement. (Tlicho government) CONSIDERING that Tlicho, represented by Treaty 11 of Dogrib, negotiated an occupation and autonomy agreement between the Government of the Northwest and the Government of Canada to define and guarantee the Tlicho`s rights to land, resources and autonomy; CONSIDERING that the Tlicho, represented by the Dogrib 11 Treaty, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada signed the agreement on August 25, 2003; CONSIDERING that on October 10, 2003, the Commissioner adopted a regulation in the Council of the Northwest Territories entitled “Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act” that approves the agreement; The agreement is accompanied by an intergovernmental agreement creating the Community Services Agency in accordance with territorial legislation. The Agency is responsible for the management, management and provision of health, education and other social services programs to all residents of the four municipalities and on the country, on the basis of T-ch-laws and NWT laws and laws.

The T-Ch agreement is the first comprehensive land development and self-management agreement in the Northwest Territories. It was negotiated by the Dogrib 11 Treaty, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada.