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House Government Bill
39th Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2007 - September 7, 2008
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An Act respecting family homes situated on First Nation reserves and matrimonial interests or rights in or to structures and lands situated on those reserves
Short Title
Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2008-05-15)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Bill C-47: the answer or the continuance of inequity for the First Nations of Canada?. Smith, Ashley. Canadian journal of family law, 29:41-77, Mar. 2010
  • Property problems for Aboriginal women. Christopher, Michelle. Law now, 29:36, Aug./Sept. 2004
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Application of the Act
  • Consultation Process
  • Correspondence - On-Reserve Matrimonial Real Property
  • Discussion Paper: Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve
  • First Nations Land Management Act
  • Gender-Based Analysis
  • History of Developments
  • Information on Spousal Rights to the Family Home on Reserves
  • Lands and Housing
  • Membership
  • Overview
  • Self-Government Agreements and On-Reserve Matrimonial Interests or Rights
  • Senate Standing Committee Report - A Hard Bed to Lie In: Matrimonial Real Property on Reserve
  • Standing Committee on the Status of Women Report – Matrimonial Real Property Rights on Reserves
  • Survivors' Entitlement
  • The Division of Matrimonial Real Property on American Indian Reservations
  • Towards Resolving the Division of On-reserve Matrimonial Real Property ...
  • Urban Aboriginal Women in British Columbia and the Impacts of the Matrimonial Real Property Regime
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