Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition - softcover

Author(s):
Thomas Isaac

What’s inside

Table of contents

Table of content not available at this time

Details and specs:


Written by a leading Aboriginal law practitioner and acclaimed author, Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive, authoritative resource that highlights the most important aspects of Canadian law, its impact on Aboriginal peoples, and their relationship with the wider Canadian society. This treatise contains detailed, insightful commentary in such important areas as:

  • Aboriginal Rights
  • Aboriginal Title
  • Treaty Rights - Historic
  • Modern Treaties and Land Claims Agreements
  • Federal Authority
  • Indian Reserve Land and Related Tax Matters
  • Provincial and Territorial Authority
  • The Crown's Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples
  • Metis Rights

In addition to these discussions, Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition pays particular attention to the constitutional element of Aboriginal Law. Presented in plain language, Aboriginal Law, Fifth Edition is an essential resource for any practitioners, academics, policymakers, and students of this rapidly developing area of law. New in this edition The new, fifth edition features new sections on:

  • Reconciliation
  • Anti-corruption Initiatives
  • Engaging the Honour of the Crown
  • Duty to Consult - Causal Connection and Potential Adverse Effects
  • Duty to Consult - Remedies - Declaratory Relief

Recent notable case law examined in this publication includes:

  • Daniels v. Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development), 2016 SCC 12
  • Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44
  • Moulton Contracting Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2013 SCC 26
  • Ahousaht First Nation v. Canada (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) (2015 F.C.)
  • Haida Nation v. Canada, (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans) (2015 F.C.)
  • Saik'uz First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. , (2015 BCCA)
  • First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon, (2015 Y.K.C.A.)

“What the reader will find is a thorough and up to date summary of relevant case law, legislation and agreements dealing with a range of topics within the over-arching umbrella of aboriginal law, including the trilogy of aboriginal rights, aboriginal title and historic treaty rights, as well as modern land claims and treaty rights, the division of authority between federal, provincial and territorial governments, the crown’s duty to consult, reserve land and related tax matters and Métis rights.”

From the book review by Izaak de Rijcke and Megan Mills (2017 Canadian Law Library Review/Revue canadienne des bibliothèques de droit, Volume/Tome 42, No. 1)

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Native Peoples Law

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2016-07-10

Hardcover Specifications

Service #:
30835942

Sub #:
30835942

Pages:
Not available

Shelf Space:
Not available

Volume:
Not available

Anticip Unkeep Cost:
Not available

eBook Specifications

ISBN:
9780779872534