8. A municipality having the status of Cree village is hereby constituted under the name of “Village cri de Waswanipi” . The municipality may also be designated under the Cree name of “Waswanipi Eeyoo Atawin” and under the English name of “Cree Village of Waswanipi” .
The municipality is a legal person established in the public interest formed by the members of the community of Waswanipi.
The Category IB lands intended for that community form the territory of the municipality.
1978, c. 88, s. 8; 1996, c. 2, s. 993.