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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 86 from 2018-03-29 to 2022-08-08:


Marginal note:Band by-laws re special band meetings and referenda

  •  (1) The band may make by-laws respecting special band meetings and referenda, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, by-laws respecting the calling of meetings and referenda, the conduct of meetings and referenda, voting at meetings and in referenda, and the preparation and keeping of records of votes taken.

  • Marginal note:By-laws raising percentage voting requirements

    (2) Where a provision of this Act, other than subsection (3), stipulates that a matter requires the approval of the electors of the band at a special band meeting or referendum at which a specified minimum percentage of the electors must vote on the matter, the band may make by-laws, subject to subsection (3), fixing a different minimum percentage, not lower than that specified in the relevant provision of this Act.

  • Marginal note:Percentage vote required for by-law under subsection (2)

    (3) A by-law made under subsection (2) requires the approval of the electors of the band at a special band meeting or referendum at which the same minimum percentage of electors voted on the matter as the minimum specified in the relevant provision of this Act referred to in that subsection.

  • Marginal note:Copy of by-law to Minister

    (4) The band shall forward to the Minister a copy of any by-law made under this section, within thirty days after its enactment.

  • 1984, c. 18, s. 86
  • 2018, c. 4, s. 122(E)
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