First Nation Reserves

First Nation Reserves



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What is an indian reserve?

In Canada, an Indian reserve is specified by the Indian Act as a “tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a band.” The Act also specifies that land reserved for the use and benefit of a band which is not vested in the Crown  is also subject to the  Indian Act provisions governing reserves.

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