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Name: Indian Act [R.S.C., 1985, c. I-5].
Country: Canada
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1876
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 60 p.
ISN: CAN-1876-L-33421
Bibliography: Printed separately, 60 p.
Laws in French and English Laws in French and English Department of Justice,, Canada PDF of Act current to 20/11/2017 PDF of Act current to 20/11/2017 (consulted on 2011-02-11)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the definition and registration of Indians, descent of property, wills, appeals, distribution of property on intestacy, mentally incompetent Indians, guardianship, management of Indian moneys, loans to Indians, farms, elections of chiefs and band councils, powers of the council and their legal rights.
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