Qaqqalik Landholding Corporation of Salluit was created on January 31, 1979, following the JBNQA. The Qaqqalik Landholding corporation of Salluit is a legal entity created as non-profit association under section 5 of the Land Regime Act, the JBNQA and the Quebec Companies Act. The membership of the Qaqqalik landholding corporation of Salluit is composed of the beneficiaries affiliated to their respective community. They are therefore ethnic body that serves the communities interest. The Qaqqalik Landholding Corporation of Salluit is the owner of 625.7 km2 of Category I lands and has specific rights, responsibilities and controls over 7,013.0 km2 of Category II lands.