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Bill S-24

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This enactment implements the ``Agreement with respect to Kanesatake Governance of the Interim Land Base'' between the Mohawks of Kanesatake and Her Majesty in right of Canada and, in doing so, it ensures that certain lands constitute lands reserved for the Indians within the meaning of class 24 of section 91 of the Constitution Act, 1867 but not a reserve within the meaning of the Indian Act. It also provides a framework for the exercise of jurisdiction by the Mohawks of Kanesatake over the use and development of their lands.