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Proposed Land Code amenments, Residential Tenancy and Community Land Disposition Laws

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Land Code Ammendments

Backgound:

The Council, on the recommendation of the Land Management Committee, is proposing changes to the Land Code to make the law more effective for Members, Residents, and potential investors in Tsawout Lands, and to improve Tsawout’s ability to manage its lands.
The Eligible Voters of Tsawout need to vote to approve these changes. A Ratification Vote is being proposed for November 18, 2016.

The Land Code Amendments will go to a vote proposed for November 18, 2016 The Residential Tenancy Law and Community Land Disposition Law will be enacted by Council following community consultation.


Residential Tenancy Law

PREAMBLE
The preamble of the Residential Tenancy Law [the “Law”] is based on other SȾÁUTW law preambles. It identifies SȾÁUTW’s inherent jurisdiction to enact laws and the authority for Council under the Land Code to enact a law on residential tenancy.


Community Land Disposition Law

Background:

Council, on the recommendation of the Land Management Committee, is proposing a new law: the SȾÁUTW̱ First Nation ÁLEṈENEȻ TŦE (Community Land) Disposition Law (the “Law”).
Why is this Law being proposed?
Tsawout’s Land Code requires that rules be established before any interests or licences in Community (Band) Land can be given to Members or others. The types of interests or licences in Community (Band) Land could include Permanent Interests, Residential Allocations, Leases, Rights of Way, and Licences (e.g., Billboards).

A Meeting of Members will be held on June 14, 2016 at 6 :00pm , Tsawout Gym. This will be an opportunity for members to learn more about the Law and to provide their input to Council and the Land Management C ommittee. A full copy of the Law is also available on the Tsawout First Nation website: www.tsawout.ca . For more info please call or email Gwen at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Heather at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Matrimonial Property Law Polling Results

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STAUTW First Nation Matrimonial Polling Results

The results of the Matrimonial Property Law vote are now available. This law will be pending until it has been posted 28 days from the day of the vote. Council will enact the Matrimonial Property Law after 28 days.

 



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