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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 16 from 2018-03-29 to 2022-11-28:


Marginal note:Change of band name

  •  (1) The band may, by by-law approved by the electors of the band at a special band meeting or referendum at which at least 5% of the electors voted on the matter, change its English, French 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.

  • 1984, c. 18, s. 16
  • 2018, c. 4, s. 13
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