CONSIDERING that the Government of Canada has committed to recommending to Parliament the adoption of legislation for the approval, implementation and declaration of valid final and cross-border agreements; 13 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and 3, federal and territorial laws, including the Yukon First Nations Self-Government Act, apply to a first nation subject to final agreement, persons registered under such an agreement, and first nation colonizing countries. 6. If there is any doubt as to the importance of a provision of this Act, a final agreement or cross-border agreement that is actually in force may be considered an aid to interpretation. The final First Nation agreements include the actual legal agreements of the three parties, the federal government, the Yukon government and the First Nation. These agreements are protected by the Constitution and can only be amended with the agreement of all three parties. They are often referred to as “modern contracts.” The FNFA contains all the provisions of the framework agreement, adding “specific provisions” applicable to the First Nation. The final agreements reach habitat areas and address issues of economy, wildlife, land and resource management and other issues such as cultural heritage. 2. For greater security, such an agreement is binding on all persons and entities who are not contracting parties.
The country of colonization refers to a country identified in the final agreement of a first nation as a country of colonization of the first nation; (designated land) CONSIDERANT that agreements may be entered into by persons registered under final agreements on Yukon Aboriginal lands on land in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, as well as on Aboriginal rights to Yukon land by some persons outside the Yukon; The cross-border agreement refers to a cross-border agreement within the meaning of the final agreements and contains all the changes made to it from time to time in accordance with its provisions; (cross-border agreement) 16 Consultations within the meaning of paragraph 20.6.3 of a final agreement on the measures necessary for the implementation of clause 20.6.1 or 20.6.2 of the agreement are carried out in accordance with the terms of the agreement.