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Constitutional Committees

These committees are open to all members of the Naskapi Nation who wish to join one

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Committee on Naskapi Rights

  1. Rights, freedoms, values and responsibilities

  2. Naskapi Nation relationship with other Nations

  3. Voting rights

  4. Right to participate in Naskapi Nation government institutions

  5. Rights of non-Naskapi residing in Kawawachikamach

  6. Public assemblies

  7. Consultations and referenda

  8. Public access to information

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Committee on Naskapi Laws & Governance

  1. Government branches

  2. Legal capacity, rights, powers and duties of Naskapi Nation government institutions

  3. Rights and responsibilities of leadership

  4. Sources of Naskapi laws

  5. Validity requirements for all forms of Naskapi laws

  6. Supremacy of Naskapi Constitution over other Naskapi laws

  7. Internal appeal and redress mechanisms respecting the validity of Naskapi Laws and other governmental actions

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Committee on Accountability & Transparency

  1. Governing principles and political accountability

  2. Principles regarding conflict of interest

  3. Principles of financial administration and accountability

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