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First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Version of section 6 from 2016-04-01 to 2018-12-12:

Marginal note:Notice of proposed laws

  •  (1) At least 30 days — or any longer period fixed by a standard made under subsection 35(1) — before making a law under paragraph 5(1)(a), (a.1) or (c), including a law repealing or amending such a law, other than a law referred to in subsection 10(1), the council of a first nation shall

    • (a) publish a notice of the proposed law in the First Nations Gazette;

    • (b) post the notice in a public place on the reserve lands of the first nation; and

    • (c) send the notice, by mail or electronic means, to the First Nations Tax Commission.

  • Marginal note:Exemption

    (2) The First Nations Tax Commission may exempt a first nation from the requirements of subsection (1) in respect of an amendment of a law if the Commission considers that the amendment is not significant.

  • Marginal note:Content of notice

    (3) A notice referred to in subsection (1) shall

    • (a) describe the proposed law;

    • (b) state where a copy of the proposed law may be obtained;

    • (c) invite representations regarding the proposed law to be made, in writing, to the council within the period referred to in subsection (1); and

    • (d) if the council is to review the proposed law at a public meeting, state the time and place of the meeting.

  • Marginal note:Council to consider representations

    (4) Before making a law under paragraph 5(1)(a), (a.1) or (c), the council of a first nation shall consider any representations that were made in accordance with paragraph (3)(c) or at a meeting referred to in paragraph (3)(d).

  • 2005, c. 9, s. 6
  • 2015, c. 36, s. 179

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