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2nd Session Directive - September 28, 2017

Date: September 28, 2017

Fourth Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

2017 Annual Report

Date: July 1, 2017

20th Session Directive

Date: April 27, 2017

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

19th Session Directive

Date: February 15, 2017

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłı̨chǫ Training and Economic Development Strategy

Date: February 3, 2017

The Tłı̨chǫ Region Training and Economic Development Strategy (the Strategy) is a document that was commissioned by the Tłı̨chǫ Government on behalf of the four Tłı̨chǫ communities and the Tłı̨chǫ Region Economic Development Working Group (referred to as TREDWG). This document provides a foundation for how each Tłı̨chǫ community will address and implement their self-invested community priorities and action plans for economic development.

17th Session Directive

Date: September 29, 2016

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

2016 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2016

15th Session Directive

Date: June 2, 2016

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2016 - 2017

Date: April 1, 2016

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2017.  

14th Session Directive

Date: February 11, 2016

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

13th Session Directive

Date: November 26, 2015

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

12th Session Directive

Date: September 24, 2015

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłįchǫ Assembly Rules of Order

Date: September 22, 2015

Tłı̨chǫ are a united people and believe in collective responsibility. Tłı̨chǫ unity is based on preserving, protecting and promoting the Tłı̨chǫ language culture and way of life. Consensus decision-making process is the Traditional Tłı̨chǫ governance system and the Tłįchǫ Government shall abide by this tradition. All Tłı̨chǫ leaders are role models and leaders must act in the most respectful manner. Tłı̨chǫ leaders shall follow the principles of the Tłı̨chǫ Constitution, Tłı̨chǫ Agreement and Tłı̨chǫ Laws. 

2015 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2015

Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015 Law

Date: July 9, 2015

This law adopts and approves the Audited Financial Statements for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015.

10th Session Directive

Date: May 27, 2015

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2015-2016

Date: April 1, 2015

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016.  

9th Session Directive - February 19, 2015

Date: February 19, 2015

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Amendment to Capital Transfers Protection Law 2015

Date: February 19, 2015

This law amends section 12 of the Capital Transfers Protection Law by increasing the number of trustees from five to seven.

Amendment to the Tłįchǫ Investment Corporation Administration Law 2015

Date: February 19, 2015

This law allows TIC to determine its own structure and appoint the senior officers of the Corporation in consultation with the CEC.  The law also determined that the majority of Board of Directors shall be Tłįchǫ Citizens. 

8th Session Directive - November 27, 2014

Date: November 27, 2014

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

7th Session Directive

Date: September 25, 2014

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 Law

Date: September 25, 2014

This law approves the Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014.

2014 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2014

5th Session Directive

Date: June 5, 2014

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłįchǫ Lands Claims and Self-Government Act

Date: May 27, 2014

This consolidation is current to May 27, 2014. The last amendments came into force on April 1, 2014.

Northwest Territories Intergovernmental Agreement on Lands and Resources Management Law

Date: February 20, 2014

This law provides for the implementation of this Intergovernmental Agreement and the Intergovernmental Agreement formalizes the government to government relationship, establishes the Leaders Council and a Secretariat. 

Northwest Territories Intergovernmental Resource Revenue Sharing Agreement Law

Date: February 20, 2014

This law provides for the implementation of the Resource Revenue Agreement that allows for the sharing of resource revenues from public lands with Aboriginal Governments for the use of government purposes.

Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement Law

Date: February 20, 2014

The law allows the Chiefs Executive Council to implement Tłįchǫ Government obligation under this Agreement.  The Agreement devolved the administration and control of public lands, resources and rights in respect of water in the Northwest Territories from Canada to the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories. 

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2014-2015

Date: February 20, 2014

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015 

Strategic Framework 2014- 2017

Date: January 1, 2014

3rd Session Directive

Date: November 28, 2013

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

2nd Session Directive

Date: September 27, 2013

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

1st Session Directive - August 7, 2013

Date: August 7, 2013

Third Tłı̨chǫ Assembly

Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013 Law

Date: August 7, 2013

This law approves the Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013.

2013 Annual Report

Date: August 5, 2013

Capital Transfers Protection Law

Date: April 25, 2013

This law creates the Tłįchǫ Capital Transfer Trust that will hold and manage the Capital Transfer monies. This law also repeals the Capital Transfers Interim Protection Law. 

Tłįchǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Amendment Law

Date: April 25, 2013

This law makes amendment to certain sections of the Tłįchǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Law and repeals the Tłįchǫ Language, Culture  and Communications Law. 

Tłįchǫ Finance and Human Resources Law

Date: April 25, 2013

This law makes the Chiefs Executive Council to be responsible for the administration of the financial affairs of the Tłįchǫ Government and to also be responsible for the management of the human resource within Tłįchǫ Government.  This law repeals the Tłįchǫ Finance Law and the Tłįchǫ Human Resources Law. 

Aboriginal Engineering Limited Loan Guarantee Regulation 2007 

Chief’s Executive Council Loan Authorization Regulation 

Cash Flow Loan Facility to the Tłįchǫ Investment Corporation Regulation

Venture West Purchase Support Facility to the Tłįchǫ Investment Corporation Regulation

Tłįchǫ Land Use Plan Law

Date: April 25, 2013

This law adopts and makes effective the Tłįchǫ Land Use Plan.  

Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Amendment Law

Date: April 25, 2013

This laws makes amendments to certain sections of the Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Law and repeals the following laws:
Amendment to the Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Law 2006, 
Amendment to  the Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Law 2007,
Amendment of the Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Law 2009, and
Amendment to the Tłįchǫ Lands Protection Law 2011. 

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2013 - 2014

Date: April 1, 2013

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014. 

Tłįchǫ Community Government Act

Date: March 14, 2013

This Northwest Territories Bill established the community governments of Behchokǫ̀, Whatì, Gamètì, and Wekweètì, and describes their boundaries. This Act covers the composition and role of the community council, eligibility to vote, the duties of the chief, and it details the powers of these municipalities. 

Regulations:

Grand Chief Nomination and Election Law Amendment 2013

Date: February 13, 2013

This law makes amendments to certain sections of the Grand Chief Nomination and Election Law that was passed on August 4, 2005.

2012 Annual Report

Date: August 6, 2012

Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012 Law

Date: July 12, 2012

This law approves the Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012.

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2012 - 2013

Date: February 22, 2012

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013.

First Amendment to Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2011 - 2012

Date: November 17, 2011

This law adopts and approves the first amendment to the budget of the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012.

Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2010 - March 31, 2011 Law

Date: September 14, 2011

This law approves the Tłįchǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.

2011 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2011

Amendment to the Procedures Law

Date: May 20, 2011

This law repeals certain sections of the Tłįchǫ Procedures Law.

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2011 - 2012

Date: April 1, 2011

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.

First Amendment to Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2010 - 2011

Date: December 2, 2010

This law adopts and approves the first amendment to the budget of the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2010 – March 31, 2011.

2010 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2010

Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2009 - March 31, 2010 Law

Date: July 8, 2010

This law approves the Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010.

Annual Report of the Tłįchǫ Implementation Committee 2009-2010

Date: April 1, 2010

This report sets out achievements and developments from from 2009, to 2010.

Amendment to the Tłı̨chǫ Assembly Members and Chiefs Transition Allowance Law

Date: February 24, 2010

The Tłı̨chǫ Assembly Members and Chiefs Transition Allowance Law allows Tłı̨chǫ Assembly Members, Chiefs and Grand Chiefs to receive a transition allowance when they are no longer an Assembly Member, a Chief or a Grand Chief.  This law amends section 4(b) of the Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chiefs Transition Allowance Law.

Second Amendment to Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2009 - 2010

Date: February 24, 2010

This law adopts and approves a second amendment to the budget of the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010.

Tłįchǫ Government Budget Law 2010 - 2011

Date: February 24, 2010

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłįchǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011.

First Amendment to Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2009 - 2010

Date: December 3, 2009

This law adopts and approves the first amendment to the budget of the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010.

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Schedule B Amendment Law 2009

Date: December 3, 2009

This law amends Schedule A of the Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief’s Executive Council Law Schedule B Amendment Law 2005.  Schedule A establishes the remuneration of the Members, Chief’s and Grand Chief.  This law amends the amounts of remuneration per annum.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements For April 1, 2008 - March 31, 2009 Law

Date: October 29, 2009

This law approves the Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009.

2009 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2009

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly Members and Chiefs Transition Allowance Law

Date: June 18, 2009

This law allows Tłı̨chǫ Assembly Members, Chiefs and Grand Chiefs to receive a transition allowance when they are no longer an Assembly Member, a Chief or a Grand Chief.

Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement - Progress Report of the Implementation Committee 2005-2009

Date: March 31, 2009

This report sets out achievements and developments from the effective date of the Agreement, August 4, 2005, through to March 31, 2009.

 

The Implementation Committee is made up of representatives from the Tłįchǫ Government, the Government of the Northwest Territories, and the Government of Canada (See Appendix I for a list of Committee members). The role of the Implementation Committee is to oversee, monitor, and provide direction on the implementation of the Tłįchǫ Agreement.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2009 - 2010

Date: March 25, 2009

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2007 - March 31, 2008 Law

Date: February 24, 2009

This law approves the Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2007 – March 31, 2008.

Second Amendment to Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2008 - 2009

Date: February 24, 2009

This law adopts and approves a second amendment to the budget of the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009.

Strategic Framework 2009- 2013

Date: January 1, 2009

Supplementary Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2008 - 2009

Date: June 20, 2008

This law provides supplemental funding and expenditure to the budget law for 2008 – 2009. 

Amendment to Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2008 - 2009

Date: April 1, 2008

This law adopts and approves an amendment to the budget of the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2008 – March 31, 2009.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2008 - 2009

Date: April 1, 2008

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Interim Budget Law 2008 - 2009

Date: April 1, 2008

This law provides for an interim budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government from April – June 2008

Tłı̨chǫ Construction Ltd Contribution and Loan Law

Date: November 8, 2007

GNWT committed to build an addition to the Jean Wetrade Gameti School to allow students to complete their grade 12 education in their community.  The amount that GNWT committed to contribute was not sufficient to complete the project, therefore the Tłı̨chǫ Assembly provided $865,000 from its reserve fund to pay for the shortfall between actual cost and the GNWT commitment.  They also provided a loan to Tłı̨chǫ Construction to be able to complete the project.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2006 - March 31, 2007 Law

Date: November 8, 2007

This law approves the Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007.

Tłı̨chǫ Government IBA_PA Implementation Budget Law 2007 - 2008

Date: May 25, 2007

This law adopts and approves the budget and expenditure from the IBA/PA funds received by Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2007 - 2008

Date: April 1, 2007

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008.

Wekweètì Winter Road Access Law

Date: December 14, 2006

In this law, the Assembly granted access to Tłı̨chǫ lands for the construction of the winter road to Wekweètì.

Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for August 4, 2005 - March 31, 2006 Law

Date: October 26, 2006

This law approves the Tłı̨chǫ Government Audited Financial Statements for August 4, 2005 to March 31, 2006.

Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation Administration Law

Date: October 26, 2006

This law instructs there to be a corporation incorporated under the laws of Canada called the Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation.  This Corporation shall be the main instrument of the Tłı̨chǫ Government responsible for the holdings, management and oversight of all Tłı̨chǫ Government business interests.   This law allows for the appointment of the Board of Directors, the President and Chair of the Board of Directors. 

2006 Annual Report

Date: August 4, 2006

Tłı̨chǫ Government Budget Law 2006 - 2007

Date: April 1, 2006

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007. 

Tłı̨chǫ Government IBA_PA Implementation Budget Law 2006 - 2007

Date: April 1, 2006

This law adopts and approves the budget and expenditure from the IBA/PA funds received by Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007.

3rd Directive - March 1, 2006

Date: March 1, 2006

Benefit Distribution Budget Amendment Law 2005

Date: December 15, 2005

This law amends previous budgets to include a one time payment to each Tłı̨chǫ citizen allocated to the PBA and IBA reserve funds.

Directive - December 15, 2005

Date: December 15, 2005

Directive - December 14, 2005

Date: December 14, 2005

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Schedule B Amendment Law 2005

Date: December 14, 2005

This law amends Schedule B of the original Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief’s Executive Council Law.  Schedule B establishes the remuneration of the Members, Chief’s and Grand Chief.  This law amends the amounts of remuneration per annum. 

Tłı̨chǫ Goods and Services Tax Law

Date: December 2, 2005

This law establishes what will be taxed, how the tax revenue is collected, administered, shared and remitted.

Budget Implementation Law 2005-2006

Date: October 27, 2005

This law adopts and approves the budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the period of November 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006. 

Tłı̨chǫ Income Tax Law

Date: August 5, 2005

This law allows the Tłı̨chǫ Government to receive income tax money.  It also explains how Canada will collect income tax and share them back with Tłı̨chǫ Government.

Tłı̨chǫ Procedures Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes a process for passing Tłı̨chǫ laws and regulations.  Under the law, a Laws Guardian is appointed who is responsible for keeping up-to-date of all Tłı̨chǫ laws and regulations, as well as to provide advice to the Chief’s Executive Council and Tłı̨chǫ Assembly on the interpretation of the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, Tłı̨chǫ Constitution and Tłı̨chǫ Laws and on procedural matters.

Tłı̨chǫ Starter Budget Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law adopts and approves the Starter budget for the Tłı̨chǫ Government. 

Tłįchǫ Constitution

Date: August 4, 2005

The Constitution protects the rights of Tłı̨chǫ Citizens, including protecting Tłı̨chǫ Citizens from any wrongful actions of the Tłı̨chǫ Government. The Constitution sets out the structure of the Tłı̨chǫ Government. It describes the main roles and responsibilities of officials, and it sets the rules for elections. The Constitution also provides the rules for the Annual Gathering. The Constitution makes the Tłı̨chǫ Government (including the companies and boards it sets up) accountable for its decisions about money and for managing Tłı̨chǫ resources properly.

Tłįchǫ Community Services Agency Act

Date: August 4, 2005

This Northwest Territories Bill, is responsible for the management, administration and delivery of health, education and other social programs and services to all residents in the four Tłįchǫ communities and on Tłįchǫ lands, based on Tłįchǫ Laws and NWT Laws.

 

Regulations:

 

Tłįchǫ Community Services Agency Regulations

Tłįchǫ Education Division Regulations (Education Act)    

Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act

Date: August 4, 2005

This Northwest Territories Bill gave government approval to the original Tłįchǫ Agreement, signed in August 2003. This is the land claims and self government agreement among the Tłįchǫ, the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories. The bill also approves the Tłįchǫ Tax Treatment Agreement. 

Tłı̨chǫ Assembly and Chief's Executive Council Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law allows for the appointment of the Tłı̨chǫ Executive Officer, appointments on Boards and other entities, it directs how Assembly Members and the Grand Chief are to conduct themselves, how they are paid and how to deal with vacancies and resignations.

Grand Chief Nomination and Election Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes the guidelines for the nomination and election of the Grand Chief.  It also describes the role and responsibilities of the Grand Chief.   It also establishes an appeal process.

Grand Chief By Election and Nomination Regulations

Tłı̨chǫ Lands Protection Law

Date: August 4, 2005

This law establishes the Lands Protection Department as well as guidelines for application for lands, trespassing on Tłı̨chǫ Lands, and how to deal with offenses.  It establishes a moratorium on Tłı̨chǫ Lands and this moratorium will be in effect until April 30, 2006

Tłı̨chǫ Omnibus Implementation Law

Date: August 4, 2005

An Omnibus law is used to allow several laws to be passed together under one law.  On effective date, an omnibus law was used to pass the following Tłı̨chǫ laws in order for Tłı̨chǫ Government to be up and operating as a Government.

Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Act (Bill C14)

Date: February 15, 2005

This Government of Canada Act received Royal Assent February 15, 2005. This is the legislation approving the first comprehensive land claim and self government agreement in the Northwest Territories and the second such agreement in Canada. The agreement created the Tłįchǫ Government, which owns 39,000 square kilometers of land, including subsurface resources. The Tłįchǫ also receive approximately $152 million over 14 years, and a share of resource royalties from development in the Mackenzie Valley.  

Tłįchǫ Agreement - in English

Date: August 25, 2003

The Tłı̨chǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement was signed on August 25 2003, exactly 82 years after Treaty 11 was signed by Chief Monfwi in 1921. The Agreement was signed by representatives of the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada. The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement is the first combined land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories.

Tłįchǫ Intergovernmental Services Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

This Agreement between Canada, the Northwest Territories and the Tłı̨chǫ created the Tłı̨chǫ Community Services Agency, successor to the Dogrib Community Services Board. The Agency provides Education, Health and Social Services to the people of the Tłı̨chǫ, and is controlled by the Tłı̨chǫ. The inclusion of culture and language in the operation of these services is also covered. Services include those normally supplied by the Government of the Northwest Territories, as well as certain services provided by the Government of Canada, and education, health and social services developed by the Tłı̨chǫ Government.

Tłįchǫ Financing Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

The Financing Agreement provides the money to run the Tłı̨chǫ Government. It also includes money for one-time costs like building facilities, buying computers and preparing new laws. . Every five years, the Financing Agreement will be reviewed to make sure activities are funded properly. In the future, if the Tłı̨chǫ Government earns enough money from its own revenue sources, it will reduce the amount needed to be transferred under the Financing Agreement. In this way, the Tłı̨chǫ Government will gradually become self-sufficient.

Tłįchǫ Implementation Plan Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

The implementation plan is an agreement among the Tłı̨chǫ Government, Canada and the GNWT to make sure all the promises and commitments made in the Tłı̨chǫ.

Tłįchǫ Agreement - in French

Date: August 25, 2003

The Tłı̨chǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement was signed on August 25 2003, exactly 82 years after Treaty 11 was signed by Chief Monfwi in 1921. The Agreement was signed by representatives of the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada. The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement is the first combined land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories.

Treaty 11

Date: June 21, 1985

Signed by Chief Monfwi on August 22, 1921; Reprinted from Edition of 1926 by Edmond Cloutier.