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First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Version of section 41 from 2023-06-20 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Appointment of additional directors

  •  (1) The Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister, shall appoint a minimum of five, and a maximum of nine, other directors to hold office during good behaviour for a term not exceeding five years, subject to removal by the Governor in Council at any time for cause.

  • Marginal note:Indigenous directors

    (1.1) The Governor in Council shall endeavour to ensure that the majority of the directors are Indigenous.

  • Marginal note:Appointment by AFOA Canada

    (2) AFOA Canada, or any other body prescribed by regulation, shall appoint up to three additional directors to hold office during pleasure for a term not exceeding five years.

  • Marginal note:Staggered terms

    (3) In determining the term of appointment of directors, the Governor in Council shall endeavour to ensure that the terms of no more than three directors expire in any one calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Qualifications

    (4) The board of directors shall be composed of individuals from across Canada, including members of First Nations, who are committed to the strengthening of the financial management of First Nations or of entities referred to in paragraphs 50.1(1)(a) to (c) and who have the experience or capacity to enable the Board to fulfil its mandate.

  • 2005, c. 9, s. 41
  • 2010, c. 12, s. 1734
  • 2017, c. 26, s. 50
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 414(E)
  • 2023, c. 16, s. 17

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