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First Hearing tonight for proposed amendments to Election Law


The Kahnawą:ke Legislative Coordinating Commission (KLCC) would like to remind community members that the First Hearing for proposed amendments to the Mohawk Council of Kahnawą:ke Election Law will take place this evening from 6 pm to 8:30 pm at the Golden Age Club.

The subject matters to be discussed tonight include:

• Development of Preamble and Purpose statements;
• Setting a definite date for the election;
• Appointment of the Electoral Officer by the Kahnawą:ke Justice Commission;
• Clarification of and, if need be, removal of the eligibility requirement that a nominee must declare all his/her private business holdings;
• Identification of provisions suitable for transfer into a Regulation; and
• Establishment of a body to review decisions of the Electoral Officer in an expeditious manner

The proposed amendments can be viewed at www.kahnawakemakingdecisions.com .

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