52. The usufruct of the lands designated by the Minister shall be transferred gratuitously, on the conditions determined by the Government, to the Government of Canada to be administered by it in trust for the said Indian bands.
Such usufruct shall be inalienable and the lands subject to it shall return to the Government, from and after the date when the Indians to whom they have been assigned by the Government of Canada relinquish them by a deed of assignment.
Mining rights and petroleum rights are not included in the allotment, notwithstanding the absence of any mention to that effect.
1987, c. 23, s. 52; 2016, c. 35, s. 23.