Organization Profile - British Columbia Treaty Commission
British Columbia Treaty Commission
Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs
The Commission consists of the Chief Commissioner and not more than four other commissioners.
The Chief Commissioner is appointed jointly by the Governor in Council, the Lieutenant Governor in Council and the Summit for a term not exceeding three years. The Chief Commissioner holds office during pleasure and may be removed by the Governor in Council, the Lieutenant Governor in Council and the Summit jointly.
One commissioner is to be appointed by order of the Governor in Council, one commissioner is to be appointed by order of the Lieutenant Governor in Council and two commissioners are to be appointed by resolution of the Summit. A commissioner holds office during pleasure but may be removed by the person or body that appointed the commissioner. A commissioner may be reappointed. The Chief Commissioner shall act as the chief executive officer.
In the event of the absence or incapacity of the Chief Commissioner or if that office is vacant, the other commissioners may designate, by unanimous agreement, one of them to act as Chief Commissioner during the absence, incapacity or vacancy, and the commissioner so designated has and may exercise all of the powers and perform all of the duties and functions of the Chief Commissioner.
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
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