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.

The Akwesasne Legislative Commission is announcing that due to the early closure of
offices for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne to accommodate Halloween Night in the
Village, the Public Comment Period has been extended to:

Friday, November 2, 2018

Written comments from community members will be accepted by submitting feedback to
the Akwesasne Justice Department using the following contact information:
Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

Attn.: Justice Coordinator/Akwesasne Legislative Commission
PO Box 90
Akwesasne QC H0M 1A1
613-575-2250 ext. 2403

The Public Comment Period is an opportunity for the Akwesasne community to have input
on the legislative development initiatives for 2019 where the Akwesasne Legislative
Commission will identify ten (10) files.

In 2018 the Akwesasne Legislative Commission reviewed documentation relating to thirtyone (31) proposed legislative development areas and the following are the five (5) files selected:

• Akwesasne Cannabis Law
• Akwesasne Election Law – Amendment
• Wildlife Conservation Community Law – Amendment
• Prescription Drug Law
• Akwesasne Water Law