draft RESIDENCY Law
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The Residency Law was developed to help maintain who is residing with Mississauga First Nation community. This law also helps hold our community members accountable for handing all appropriate information into the Band Office to be filed on record. The Residency Law intentions is to ensure that all appropriate information is documents but also gives that insight of who is residing within the community. The following content will give you an understanding of what to expect from the Residency Law.
The Residency Law intentions is to ensure that all appropriate information is documents but also gives that insight of who is residing within the community. The following content will give you an understanding of what to expect from the Residency Law.
All requests for a Residency Permit must be filed with the Residency Committee and shall include the following:
After the filing of a properly completed, application, the Committee shall invite the applicant to a regularly scheduled Committee meeting to review the application within 30 days.
On the receipt of a petition from at least ten (10) Mississauga Band Members residing on the Reserve, the Residency Committee may revoke the Residency Permit of any non-member who is referred to in section 3 where, after a hearing, it has been shown that the person, while resident on the reserve,
An officer may order any person who is residing on the reserve, and who is not lawful entitled to reside on the Reserve according to section 3 of this law, to cease to reside on the reserve.
Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of this law commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding three thousand dollars ($3,000.00) or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding thirty (30) days, or both.