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House Government Bill
41st Parliament, 2nd Session
October 16, 2013 - August 2, 2015
Text of the Bill
C-16
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An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Short Title
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Act
Statute of Canada
2014, c. 1
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2014-03-04)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Legislative Summary
The Library of Parliament does not prepare Legislative Summaries for bills that implement treaties, conventions, agreements or administrative arrangements bills. The following is a short summary:

On 5 December 2013, the Minister of Aboriginal and Northern Affairs introduced Bill C-16, An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Act) in the House of Commons and it was given first reading.

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba have concluded a self-government agreement. As the next steps, federal and then provincial legislation is needed to bring the agreements into effect.

Bill C-16 gives effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation. It also makes consequential amendments to other Acts.
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