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House Government Bill
38th Parliament, 1st Session
October 4, 2004 - November 29, 2005
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An Act to provide for real property taxation powers of first nations, to create a First Nations Tax Commission, First Nations Financial Management Board, First Nations Finance Authority and First Nations Statistical Institute and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Short Title
First Nations Fiscal and Statistical Management Act
Statute of Canada
2005, c. 9
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2005-03-23)
Progress: Royal Assent
Further Reading
Reading List
  • An overview of the First Nations Fiscal and Statistical Management Act. Devlin, Christopher. Advocate, 64:59-63, Jan. 2006
  • C-19, C-6 live on despite chiefs' objections. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 21:10, Feb. 2004
  • Cabinet memo reveals plan. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 20:1, 8, Jan. 2003
  • Chiefs concerned about blurring of lines. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 22:9, Jan. 2005
  • Confidence in Fontaine in question, chief. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 22:9, 12, Jan. 2005
  • Deal reached?. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 20:1, Dec. 2002
  • Financial institutions now law. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 23:12, Apr. 2005
  • Income tax, investment income, and the Indian Act:getting back on track. O'Brien, Martha. Canadian tax journal, 50:1570-96, no. 5 2002
  • Individual property rights on Canadian Indian reserves. Flanagan, Thomas and Christopher Alcantara. Queen's law journal, 29:489-532, Spring 2004
  • Leader insists act is First Nations-driven. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 21:10, May 2003
  • Only parts of the bill are optional. Barnsley, Paul. Windspeaker, 22:9, 12, Jan. 2005
  • Taking and enforcing security under the Indian Act and self-government legislation. Reynolds, James I.. Banking & finance law review, 18:37-65, Dec. 2002
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • First Nations Finance Authority (FNFA)
  • First Nations Financial Management Board
  • First Nations Fiscal Institutions Initiative (FNFII)
  • First Nations Statistics
  • First Nations Tax Commission
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