First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 12 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Approval by members
  •  (1) A proposed land code and an individual agreement that have been submitted for community approval are approved if

    • (a) a majority of eligible voters participated in the vote and a majority of those voters voted to approve them;

    • (b) all those eligible voters who signified, in a manner determined by the first nation, their intention to vote have been registered and a majority of the registered voters voted to approve them; or

    • (c) they are approved by the community in any other manner agreed on by the first nation and the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Minimum participation

    (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a proposed land code and an individual agreement are not approved unless more than twenty-five per cent of the eligible voters voted to approve them.

  • Marginal note:Increased percentage

    (3) A council may, by resolution, increase the percentage of votes required under subsection (2).

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