FMA TOOLKIT: DELEGATION OPTION
The FNTC has established Standards for First Nation Delegation Laws.
First Nations have the authority to make Delegation Laws under the FMA in order to delegate council’s FMA law-making powers to a person or body.
This means a First Nation could transfer its law-making powers to a third party to, for example, enable taxation on jointly-held reserves, with each community delegating their own law-making powers to one body.
A delegation could enable efficiency for smaller communities who could delegate their law-making powers and administration to a community with more staff resources.
It could also support nation-building, by enabling communities within a nation to delegate to a tribal council so taxation is implemented at the nation level.
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