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Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act

Version of section 83 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-03-28:


Marginal note:Requirements for approval of measures

  •  (1) Except as provided in subsections 75(3) and 144(1), a matter shall be deemed to have been approved by the electors of a band at a special band meeting or referendum if

    • (a) the required minimum percentage of electors voted on the matter; and

    • (b) the majority of those voting voted in favour of the matter.

  • Marginal note:Abstentions

    (2) In any vote at a special band meeting or referendum, an elector who does not cast an affirmative vote or a negative vote or who spoils his ballot shall be deemed not to have voted.

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