Yukon Territory, Canada, local Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX] - Petition to combine school boards

General Typology

Instrument
Agenda (setting) initiative [PAX]
Location
Yukon Territory, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Petition to combine school boards
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Combining School Boards
74 The Minister may combine two or more School Boards into one School Board after each School Board has been in existence for at least one school year on separate resolutions from each of the School Boards or on the combination of
(a) a petition from 20 per cent or more of the electors in the education areas of the School Boards; and
(b) at a vote conducted, at least 50 per cent plus one of the voting electors resident in each education area voting in favour of combining the School Boards.
Combining School Board with Council or school committee
75 The Minister may combine a School Board and a Council or school committee into a School Board at any time after the School Board and the Council or school committee have been in existence for at least one school year on separate resolutions from the School Board and the Council or school committee or on the combination of
(a) a petition from 20 per cent or more of the electors in the education and attendance areas of the School Board and the Council or school committee; and
(b) at a vote conducted, at least 50 per cent plus one of the voting electors resident in each education and attendance area voting in favour of combining the School Board with the Council or school committee.

References: EDUCATION ACT, Chapter 61, revised statutes 2002 (2015)

Subject Matter:

To combine school boards or to combine councils or school committees with school board

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens : Please note: A vote of electors is necessary as well.
Decision maker:
Minister

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
20+% of electors
Available Time:
No information in legal source
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
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Procedural Elements

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Practice

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