The present Act establishes the community government of Behchoko, Whatì, Gamètì, and Wekweetì, and describes their boundaries. This Act covers the composition and role of the community council, eligibility to vote, the duties of the chief, and it details the powers of these municipalities. The Tlicho Community Government of Behchoko is a municipal corporation with responsibilities for community planning, public works and community improvements, public utilities such as water quality, water delivery and sewage services as well as emergency response planning and fire protection, recreation and other services such as bylaw enforcement. The Community Government administers all lands within Behchoko, and regulates land use and development through its Community Plan, Zoning By-law, leasing, and development permit processes. The text consists of 176 sections divided into7 Parts as follows: Establishment (1); Administration (2); General powers (3); Legislative powers (4); Financial affairs (5); Liability and enforcement (6); Other matters (7). Two Schedules are enclosed.
Implements: Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement among the Tlicho and the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada. (2003-08-25)
Authors and Publishers
Government of Northwest Territories (Canada)