First Nations Land Management Act
Marginal note:Approval by members
12 (1) A proposed land code and an individual agreement that have been submitted for community approval are approved if
(a) a majority of eligible voters participated in the vote and a majority of those voters voted to approve them;
(b) all those eligible voters who signified, in a manner determined by the first nation, their intention to vote have been registered and a majority of the registered voters voted to approve them; or
(c) they are approved by the community in any other manner agreed on by the first nation and the Minister.
Marginal note:Minimum participation
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a proposed land code and an individual agreement are not approved unless more than twenty-five per cent of the eligible voters voted to approve them.
Marginal note:Increased percentage
(3) A council may, by resolution, increase the percentage of votes required under subsection (2).
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