Indian Referendum Regulations (C.R.C., c. 957)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13 and last amended on 2013-03-01. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — SOR/2000-392, s. 16

    • 16 Notwithstanding the provisions of the Indian Referendum Regulations, as enacted or amended by these Regulations, the Indian Referendum Regulations, as they read immediately before the coming into force of these Regulations, apply to all referenda held during the period beginning on October 20, 2000 and ending on November 19, 2000.

  • — SOR/2000-392, s. 17

    • 17 For every referendum that is held during the period beginning on November 20, 2000 and ending on December 8, 2000,

      • (a) notwithstanding subsection 4(1) of the Indian Referendum Regulations, as enacted by section 4, the list of the names of all electors shall be provided to the electoral officer at least 30 days before the day on which the referendum is to be held;

      • (b) notwithstanding section 4.1 of those Regulations, as enacted by section 4, the last known addresses of all electors who do not reside on the reserve shall be provided to the electoral officer at least 30 days before the day on which the referendum is to be held; and

      • (c) notwithstanding subsection 4.2(1) of those Regulations, as enacted by section 4, at least 14 days before the day on which an information meeting is to be held and at least 28 days before the day on which the referendum is to be held, the electoral officer or deputy electoral officer shall

        • (i) post a notice of the referendum and a list of the names of electors in at least one conspicuous place on the reserve, and

        • (ii) mail, by priority post, or deliver to every elector of the band who does not reside on the reserve and for whom an address has been provided,

          • (A) the material referred to in subparagraphs 4.2(1)(b)(i), (ii), (iv), (v) and (vii) of those Regulations, as enacted by section 4,

          • (B) an outer envelope, pre-addressed to the electoral officer, pre-paid for delivery by priority post, and

          • (C) a letter of instruction regarding voting by mail-in ballot, reflecting the shorter time periods applicable.

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