Indian Act Amendment and Replacement Act

An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement

This bill was last introduced in the 41st Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in August 2015.

This bill was previously introduced in the 41st Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Rob Clarke  Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill.

Status

This bill has received Royal Assent and is now law.

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment amends the Indian Act to require band councils to publish their by-laws and repeals certain outdated provisions of the Act.

It also requires the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to report annually to the House of Commons committee responsible for Aboriginal affairs on the work undertaken by his or her department in collaboration with First Nations and other interested parties to develop new legislation to replace the Indian Act.

Elsewhere

All sorts of information on this bill is available at LEGISinfo, provided by the Library of Parliament. You can also read the full text of the bill.

Votes

Nov. 20, 2013 Passed That the Bill be now read a third time and do pass.
Nov. 20, 2013 Passed That Bill C-428, An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement, {as amended}, be concurred in at report stage [with a further amendment/with further amendments] .
Nov. 20, 2013 Passed That Bill C-428, in clause 3, be amended by replacing line 14 on page 2 with the following: “25, 28, 37, 38, 42, 44, 46, 48 to 51 and 58 to 60 and the”
Dec. 5, 2012 Passed That the Bill be now read a second time and referred to the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 5, 2013

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 19, 2013

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on March 21, 2013

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 16, 2013

    • Harold Calla, Chairman, First Nations Financial Management Board

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 18, 2013

    • Jody Wilson-Raybould, Regional Chief, British Columbia, Assembly of First Nations
    • Guy Lonechild, Former Grand Chief and Vice Chief, Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, As an Individual

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 23, 2013

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 25, 2013

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on April 30, 2013

    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee, on May 2, 2013

    • Robert Louie, Chief, Westbank First Nation, and Chairman, First Nations Lands Advisory Board
    • Austin Bear, Director, Prairie Region, First Nations Lands Advisory Board
    • Bill Henderson, Legal Advisor to Lands Board, Interim Lands Advisory Board
    • Leah George-Wilson, Director, British Columbia, First Nations Lands Advisory Board