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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS

OF THE

TURTLE MOUNTAIN BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS NORTH DAKOTA

(INCLUDING 1962, 1975, 1990, 1992, 1995, AND 1997 AMENDMENTS)

PREAMBLE

ARTICLE I - NAME

ARTICLE II - JURISDICTION

ARTICLE III MEMBERSHIP

SECTION 1 MEMBERSHIP

SECTION 2 CURRENT ROLL

SECTION 3 DEFINITION

ARTICLE IV - GOVERNING BODY

ARTICLE V - NOMINATION AND ELECTIONS

ARTICLE VI - OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES

SECTION 1 TRIBAL OFFICERS

SECTION 2 CHAIRPERSON

SECTION 3 SECRETARY-TREASURER

ARTICLE VII - TRIBAL COUNCIL PROCEDURES

ARTICLE VIII - REFERENDUM AND RECALL

ARTICLE IX - POWERS OF THE TRIBAL COUNCIL

a) GOVERNMENTAL POWERS

b) ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS

c) BUISNESS POWERS

ARTICLE X - FUTURE AND RESERVED POWERS

ARTICLE XI - MANNER OF REVIEW

ARTICLE XII - ADOPTION

ARTICLE XIII - AMENDMENT

ARTICLE XIV - SEPERATION OF POWERS (Judiciary)

SECTION 1 PURPOSE

SECTION 2 ESTABLISHMENT

SECTION 3 POWERS

SECTION 4 SELECTION OF JUDGES AND CHIEF CLERK OF COURT

SECTION 5 IMPEACHMENT

SECTION 6 JUDICIAL BOARD

SECTION 7 IMPLEMENTATION AND SAVINGS CLAUSE

SECTION 8 RESERVATION OF POWERS