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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 35 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:

Marginal note:Voting

  •  (1) The approval of any matter by a council requires the affirmative votes of the majority of the council members present when the vote is taken, subject to subsection (2) and subsection 38(5).

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), in any vote, where a council member present does not indicate either an affirmative vote or a negative vote or an abstention, he shall be deemed to have voted in the affirmative.

  • Marginal note:Where tied vote

    (3) In the event of a tied vote, the chairman may, except where disqualified from voting under section 38, cast a second vote to determine the question.

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