Thursday, June 20, 2013
From Law Times:
The federal government’s latest attempt to bring western family law principles to native reserves is once again attracting controversy.
The family homes on reserves and matrimonial interests or rights act is
the federal government’s fourth attempt to address the vacuum that
exists in matrimonial property laws in aboriginal communities.
The standing committee on the status of women has just referred the bill back to Parliament without amendment despite hearing a litany of concerns about the process and the lack of consultation and non-legislative measures and support.
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