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First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Version of section 29 from 2018-12-13 to 2023-06-19:

Marginal note:Mandate

 The purposes of the Commission are to

  • (a) ensure the integrity of the system of First Nations real property taxation and promote a common approach to First Nations real property taxation nationwide, having regard to variations in provincial real property taxation systems;

  • (b) ensure that the real property taxation systems of First Nations reconcile the interests of taxpayers with the responsibilities of chiefs and councils to govern the affairs of First Nations;

  • (c) prevent, or provide for the timely resolution of, disputes in relation to the application of local revenue laws;

  • (d) assist First Nations in the exercise of their jurisdiction over real property taxation on reserve lands and build capacity in First Nations to administer their taxation systems;

  • (e) develop training programs for First Nation real property tax administrators;

  • (f) assist First Nations to achieve sustainable economic development through the generation of stable local revenues;

  • (g) promote a transparent First Nations real property taxation regime that provides certainty to taxpayers;

  • (h) promote understanding of the real property taxation systems of First Nations; and

  • (i) provide advice to the Minister regarding future development of the framework within which local revenue laws are made.

  • 2005, c. 9, s. 29
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 414(E)

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