Elizabeth Metis Settlement, AB T0A, Canada, local Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Approval of bylaws

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, AB T0A, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Approval of bylaws
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Approval of bylaws

55(1) A quorum for public meetings called to vote on settlement bylaws is 15 settlement members who are eligible to vote on the bylaw, or any other number specified by settlement bylaw.
(2) A settlement member is eligible to vote on a bylaw presented at a public meeting if
(a) the member has resided in the settlement area for the 12 months immediately preceding the date of the vote, or any lesser period prescribed in a settlement bylaw, and
(b) the members residence is in the settlement area on the date of the vote.
(3) Persons affected by an issue under discussion at a public meeting have the right to participate in the discussion of the issue but may not vote on it unless they are settlement members and eligible to vote on it.
(4) A bylaw voted on at a public meeting is approved if a majority of the settlement members who are eligible to vote and who vote at the meeting vote in favour of the bylaw.
(5) If the vote at the public meeting is not in favour of the proposed bylaw, the bylaw is defeated, and all previous readings are cancelled.

References: Metis Settlements Act, RSA 2000, c M-14, Alberta

Subject Matter:

To approve bylaws

Actors

Decision maker:
Electorate (Public meeting)

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Majority of the settlement members who are eligible to vote and who vote at the meeting vote in favour of the bylaw. A quorum for public meetings called to vote on settlement bylaws is 15 settlement members who are eligible to vote on the bylaw, or any ot
Approval Quorum:
Majority of the settlement members who are eligible to vote and who vote at the meeting vote in favour of the bylaw
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

A quorum for public meetings called to vote on settlement bylaws is 15 settlement members who are eligible to vote on the bylaw, or any other number specified by settlement bylaw.

References: Metis Settlements Act, RSA 2000, c M-14

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks:

51 A settlement council may make bylaws respecting
(a) the matters set out in Schedule 1;
(b) the matters described or referred to elsewhere in this Act and in other enactments.

References: Metis Settlements Act, RSA 2000, c M-14