The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples The Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples will guide the Government of Canada’s legal approaches, positions and decisions taken in civil litigation involving Aboriginal and treaty rights, and the Crown’s obligation towards Indigenous peoples. The Directive is part of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada’s work to review the Government of Canada’s litigation strategy. This is to ensure the Government’s legal positions are consistent with its commitments, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Canadian values. Consistent with the Principles Respecting the Government of Canada’s Relationship with Indigenous Peoples, the Directive emphasizes the importance of resolving conflicts expeditiously and collaboratively, reducing the use of litigation and the courts. 2019-01-11 2019-05-03 Department of Justice Canada open_Government@justice.gc.ca Government and PoliticsLawProcessesLitigationReconciliationAboriginal PeoplesAttorney General The Attorney General of Canada's Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous PeoplesHTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/csj-sjc/ijr-dja/dclip-dlcpa/litigation-litiges.html The Attorney General of Canada's Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous PeoplesHTML https://www.justice.gc.ca/fra/sjc-csj/dja-ijr/dlcpa-dclip/litiges-litigation.html The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous PeoplesPDF https://open.canada.ca/data/dataset/b4a64aef-9126-45b6-98da-5b850348e988/resource/ef9fd4de-6152-4b4f-bfe5-25c96c358109/download/litigation-litiges.pdf The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous PeoplesPDF https://open.canada.ca/data/dataset/b4a64aef-9126-45b6-98da-5b850348e988/resource/78965926-7d2d-413c-ae6a-e474065220df/download/litiges-litigation.pdf

The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples

The Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples will guide the Government of Canada’s legal approaches, positions and decisions taken in civil litigation involving Aboriginal and treaty rights, and the Crown’s obligation towards Indigenous peoples. The Directive is part of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada’s work to review the Government of Canada’s litigation strategy. This is to ensure the Government’s legal positions are consistent with its commitments, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Canadian values. Consistent with the Principles Respecting the Government of Canada’s Relationship with Indigenous Peoples, the Directive emphasizes the importance of resolving conflicts expeditiously and collaboratively, reducing the use of litigation and the courts.

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Department of Justice Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Name at Publication: Department of Justice
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

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The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples Framework PDF English Access
The Attorney General of Canada’s Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples Framework PDF French Access