Minister Of Aboriginal Affairs And Northern Development (Canada)
The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development (French: Ministre des Affaires autochtones et du développement du Nord canadien) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet responsible for overseeing the corresponding federal government department (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada) and administering the Indian Act and other legislation dealing with "Indians and lands reserved for the Indians" under subsection 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867. He also is responsible for supervising federal involvement in the territorial governments of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
The Minister's legal title, as set out in the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development Act, remains the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and this title continues in use in statutes and legal documents. However, on May 18, 2011, the Minister adopted the working title "Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development".
Read more about Minister Of Aboriginal Affairs And Northern Development (Canada): History, Superintendents-General of Indian Affairs (1878 - 1936), Ministers Responsible For Indian Affairs (Minister of The Interior, Minister of Mines) 1936-1950, Ministers Responsible For Indian Affairs (Minister of Citizenship) 1950-1964, Ministers of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (1966 - Present)
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