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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 71 from 2018-03-29 to 2022-11-16:


Marginal note:Returning Officers

  •  (1) The band shall appoint a person who is not a council member as Returning Officer, and shall fix his or her tenure and term of office.

  • Marginal note:Deputy and Assistant Returning Officers

    (2) The Returning Officer shall appoint a Deputy Returning Officer and may appoint any Assistant Returning Officers who are necessary to assist him or her in the performance of his or her duties.

  • Marginal note:Absence, etc., of Returning Officer

    (3) Where the Returning Officer is absent or incapacitated or the office of Returning Officer is vacant, the Deputy Returning Officer has and may exercise all the powers and duties of the Returning Officer.

  • Marginal note:Absence, etc., of both Returning Officer and Deputy Returning Officer

    (4) In the event of the absence or incapacity of both the Returning Officer and the Deputy Returning Officer or if both such offices are vacant, the band secretary has and may exercise all the powers and duties of the Returning Officer.

  • 1984, c. 18, s. 71
  • 2018, c. 4, s. 40(E)
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