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Legislation (Laws)

What is it?
  • The Maa-nulth treaty and our Constitution outline laws that can be made for our Nation; all laws are subject to and must comply with our First Nation Constitution
  • All laws enacted by our Nation will outline formal procedures in various areas and are binding on all citizens (unless otherwise specified)
Who is authorized to put laws in place?
  • Our Constitution sets out that our full Council is the "legislative" branch of our government with the authority to make (enact) laws
  • Our Council will develop the process by which laws will be enacted, including, subject to our Constitution, the degree of consultation with membership and Ha'wiih that will be required
How can laws be amended?
  • Laws may be amended by Council in accordance with the approved process