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ARTICLE 2

General Provisions

2.1

Upon ratification, Canada and Manitoba shall take such steps as are necessary to give effect to all of the provisions of this Agreement.

2.2

Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to extend Canada's obligations to persons not defined as Indians in the Indian Act.

2.3

This Agreement shall be without force and effect and shall be without prejudice to the Bands until and unless ratified by the Bands by the procedure set out in this Article.

2.4

The obligations of Canada to Indians pursuant to the Indian Act and the obligations of Manitoba to Indian residents of Manitoba in the form of programs, projects and other funding, shall apply to the Indian residents of the Reserves, subject to the normal criteria established from time to time for the application of such programs and projects and shall in no way be diminished by any entitlements pursuant to this Agreement.

2.5

The parties agree that the area and boundaries of the Reserve of the York Factory Band at York Landing have not been ascertained at the date of this Agreement. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, neither the said Band nor any member thereof shall be prejudiced by virtue thereof, in respect of any claim.

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Northern Flood Agreement

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