AKWESASNE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION 2019 PRIORITIZATION RESULTS
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has established an Akwesasne Legislative Commission to oversee, receive community input, and provide community guidance and direction in the development of Akwesasne Laws.
A Public Comment Session was held on October 18, 2018 to provide the Akwesasne community an opportunity to bring forward and/or identify any legislative needs. The Akwesasne Legislative Commission reviewed documentation relating to forty (40) proposed legislative development areas, including community input from the Public Comment Session, and the following are the ten (10) legislative development files selected for 2019 (listed alphabetically):
- Akwesasne Cannabis Law
- Akwesasne Child Welfare Law
- Building Codes/Housing Law
- Akwesasne Election Law – Amendment
- Akwesasne Financial Administration Law
- Akwesasne Land Law
- Akwesasne Landlord Tenant Law
- Prescription Drug/Controlled Substances/Akwesasne Drug Law – Amendment
- Akwesasne Residency Law – Amendment
- Akwesasne Water Law
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne provided the mandate to begin the process of enacting or amending the ten (10) legislative development files prioritized by the Akwesasne Legislative Commission for 2019. This community notice is being provided to inform the community that this work is being undertaken, and to provide an opportunity for the community to provide additional comments for the Akwesasne Legislative Commission to consider as they guide the development of legislation.
For a brief description of each legislative development file prioritized for 2019, visit the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne website: http://www.akwesasne.ca/justice/legislative-development/
Once draft laws or amendments have been developed and approved for community consultation, the draft document will be brought to the community for review and feedback.
If you have any questions regarding this community notice or wish to submit comments or feedback to the Akwesasne Justice Department please send them to:
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
Attn.: Justice Coordinator/Akwesasne Legislative Commission