Elizabeth Metis Settlement, AB T0A, Canada, local Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - Special general meetings

General Typology

Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Elizabeth Metis Settlement, AB T0A, Canada
Political level
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Special general meetings
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Special general meetings
6(1) Settlement members may submit a written request to the settlement council for a special general meeting of members, stating the purpose of the meeting.
(2) The request for a special general meeting has no effect unless the number of settlement members signing the request is at least 10% of the population of the settlement area determined by the most recent census conducted by the settlement council.
(3) On receipt of an effective request, the settlement chair must give at least 7 days public notice of a special general meeting of settlement members, stating the date, time, place and purpose of the meeting.
(4) The special general meeting must be held within 30 days of the date on which the settlement council receives the request for the meeting.

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

Subject Matter:

To request a general Metis settlement meeting


Settlement Members
Selltlement Members
Decision maker:
Settlement Members in general meeting


Number Of Signatures:
10% of settlement members
Available Time:
No information in legal source
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Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
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Other Formal Requirements:

Written request stating purpose of meeting

Procedural Elements

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