NOTICE OF REFERENDUM
6. (1) The presiding officer shall post a notice of the referendum, at least 30 days before the date of the referendum, in at least two public places where the notice is likely to come to the attention of the members of the band.
(2) The notice referred to in subsection (1) shall set out
(a) the time and date of the referendum;
(b) the question to be submitted to the voters; and
(c) the location of the polling stations.
(3) A copy of the specific agreement that is the subject of the referendum shall be attached to the notice referred to in subsection (1).
- SOR/99-232, s. 3.
7. At least 15 days before the date of the referendum, the presiding officer shall
(a) prepare a list, in alphabetical order, of every eligible voter that indicates the polling station where each person is to vote; and
(b) post a copy of the list of eligible voters in at least two public places where the list is likely to come to the attention of the members of the band.
8. (1) An eligible voter may apply to the presiding officer within 10 days after the posting of the list of voters to have the list revised on the ground that
(a) the name of an eligible voter has been omitted;
(b) the name of an eligible voter has been incorrectly set out; or
(c) the name of a person not entitled to vote has been included.
(2) Where the presiding officer is satisfied that a revision is necessary to the list of eligible voters, the presiding officer shall revise the list accordingly.
DUTIES OF PRESIDING OFFICER
9. (1) Before the referendum, the presiding officer shall
(a) appoint a deputy presiding officer for each polling station to exercise the powers and perform the duties of the presiding officer under sections 10 to 18, subsection 19(1), and sections 21 and 23;
(b) prepare a sufficient number of ballots that indicate the question to be submitted to the voters;
(c) procure a ballot box and an adequate supply of lead pencils for marking the ballots for each polling station;
(d) before a polling station opens, deliver a ballot box, ballots and pencils to the deputy presiding officer at that polling station; and
(e) provide at least one polling booth for each polling station where a voter can mark a ballot free from observation.
(2) The appointment of deputy presiding officers pursuant to paragraph (1)(a) shall be approved by the council of the band.
10. Immediately before a polling station is opened, the presiding officer shall
(a) open the ballot box in the presence of witnesses and ask every person who is present to witness that it is empty;
(b) lock and seal the ballot box; and
(c) place the ballot box in public view for the reception of ballots.
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