NISGA'A FINAL AGREEMENT LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIPS

 
CHAPTER 18
LOCAL AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONSHIPS
 
  1. For purposes of representation of residents of Nisga€™a Lands on the board of the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine, from the effective date, Nisga€™a Lands is part of Electoral Area "A" in the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine.

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  3. Residents of Nisga€™a Lands have the right to vote in elections and referenda of the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine in accordance with provincial legislation.

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  5. British Columbia will consult with the Nisga€™a Nation before altering the boundaries of Electoral Area "A" in the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine.

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  7. British Columbia will not make any changes to electoral area boundaries which would result in Nisga€™a Lands being in more than one electoral area, without the consent of the Nisga€™a Nation.

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  9. The Nisga€™a Nation and each Nisga€™a Village, or any of them, may enter into agreements with the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine respecting the cost of services and the payment for the delivery of:
    1. Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine services on Nisga€™a Lands; and

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    3. Nisga€™a Lisims Government or Nisga€™a Village Government services to the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine.

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  1. The Nisga€™a Nation and the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine may enter into agreements to coordinate their activities with respect to common areas of responsibility such as planning, health services, and infrastructure development.

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    Nisga€™a Lisims Government and the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine will meet, at the request of either of them, to discuss matters of mutual interest.
     
 
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