Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act
Version of section 16 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:
Marginal note:Change of band name
16 (1) A band may, by by-law approved by the electors of the band at a special band meeting or referendum at which at least five per cent of the electors voted on the matter, change its English, French or Cree or Naskapi name, but no such by-law is valid unless approved by the Governor in Council.
Marginal note:Effective date of by-law
(2) A by-law made under subsection (1) and approved by the Governor in Council takes effect on the date of its publication in the Canada Gazette or on such later date as is specified in the by-law.
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