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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 69 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:

Marginal note:Circumstances in which office becomes vacant

 Apart from general elections referred to in section 74, an office of council member becomes vacant immediately on the occurrence of one of the following events, and only the following events:

  • (a) the election of the office-holder to that office is declared invalid pursuant to subsection 78(7);

  • (b) the office-holder

    • (i) dies or submits his resignation in writing to the council,

    • (ii) is convicted of contravening a regulation made under paragraph 67(1)(b),

    • (iii) is appointed band secretary or band treasurer pursuant to section 41,

    • (iv) is appointed a judge to which the Judges Act applies or a Crown prosecutor,

    • (v) commences a term of imprisonment as a result of having been convicted of an indictable offence, or

    • (vi) is declared mentally incompetent in accordance with the laws of the Province;

  • (c) the office-holder’s term of office expires, whether pursuant to this Act, a by-law made under section 64 or regulations made under paragraph 67(1)(a);

  • (d) in the case of a Naskapi beneficiary, the office-holder resides on the Matimekosh Reserve; or

  • (e) the office is declared vacant pursuant to section 70.

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