A1: No. An Inuit beneficiary who has maintained his residence outside the Territory for ten (10) or more consecutive years is not entitled to exercise rights or receive benefits under the JBNQA. The person remains a Beneficiary of the JBNQA but his name is transferred to the List of Inuit Beneficiaries Living Outside the Territory for Ten (10) or More Continuous Years, sometimes referred to as the “Inactive Beneficiaries List”.
His rights and privileges under the JBNQA are suspended until such time the residence is re-established in the Territory. In this case, a Re-establishment of Residence in Nunavik Application Form (Form D) must be sent to the Community Enrolment Committee of the community of affiliation that must make a decision about the request.