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First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 10 from 2018-12-13 to 2022-12-14:

Marginal note:Submission to members

  •  (1) If the verifier determines that a proposed land code and a proposed community approval process of a First Nation are in accordance with the Framework Agreement and this Act, the council of the First Nation may submit the proposed land code and the individual agreement to the First Nation members for their approval.

  • Marginal note:Eligibility to vote

    (2) Every person who is 18 years of age or over and who is a First Nation member, whether or not resident on the land that is subject to the proposed land code, is eligible to vote in the community approval process.

  • Marginal note:Information to be provided

    (3) The council shall, before proceeding to obtain community approval, take reasonable measures, such as those described in the Framework Agreement, to locate voters and inform them of their right to vote, the means of exercising that right and the content of the Framework Agreement, this Act, any resolutions made under subsection 12(2), the proposed land code and the individual agreement.

  • Marginal note:Vote using electronic means

    (3.1) The council may conduct a vote by electronic means.

  • Marginal note:Third parties

    (4) If other persons have an interest or right in the land that is to be subject to the proposed land code, the council shall, within a reasonable time before the vote, take appropriate measures to inform those persons of the proposed land code, this Act and the date of the vote.

  • 1999, c. 24, s. 10
  • 2007, c. 17, s. 4
  • 2012, c. 19, s. 652(E)
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 362

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