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SOR/2017-65 April 20, 2017

INDIAN ACT

Order Amending the Indian Bands Council Elections Order (Gitsegukla)

Whereas, by Order in Council P.C. 1952-1701 of March 25, 1952, it was declared that the council of the Kitsequkla Band, in British Columbia, shall be selected by elections to be held in accordance with the Indian Act (see footnote a);

Whereas, by band council resolution, the name of the band was changed to the Gitsegukla Band;

Whereas the council of the First Nation adopted a resolution, dated January 24, 2017, requesting that the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development add the name of that First Nation to the schedule to the First Nations Elections Act (see footnote b);

And whereas that Minister no longer deems it advisable for the good government of that First Nation that its council be selected by elections held in accordance with the Indian Act (see footnote c);

Therefore, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, pursuant to subsection 74(1) of the Indian Act (see footnote d), makes the annexed Order Amending the Indian Bands Council Elections Order (Gitsegukla).

Gatineau, April 13, 2017

Carolyn Bennett
Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development

Order Amending the Indian Bands Council Elections Order (Gitsegukla)

Amendment

1 Item 31 of Part I of Schedule I to the Indian Bands Council Elections Order (see footnote 1) is repealed.

Coming into Force

2 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

N.B. The Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement for this Order appears following SOR/2017-63, Order Amending the Indian Bands Council Elections Order (Ahtahkakoop).