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General provisions § 1 of the Sami population, the legal, economic, social and cultural conditions, as well as the preparation of matters relating to the Sámi are forcing otherwise and their processing for saamelaisvaltuuskunta, who works in the field of the administration of the Ministry of Justice. (29.12.1994/1534)
The Sámi for the purposes of this regulation, a person who considers himself a saamelaisena, provided that he himself, or at least one of his parents or grandparents has learned the Sami language as a first language.
For the purposes of the Sámi homeland municipalities of Enontekiö, Inari and Utsjoki in the village, is located in the paliskunnan area in the Lapland War.
in terms of article 2 of the mission is to monitor the rights of the Sámi, and contribute to the economic, social and cultural conditions of the Sámi, as well as to make initiatives and proposals and give opinions to the authorities referred to in article 1 (1).
In particular, the terms will make initiatives and proposals, as well as issue opinions on matters relating to: 1) to the protection of the environment and the establishment of nature conservation areas in the Sami homeland;
2) mining, the establishment of a Centre for tourism and hiking, water power plants and the construction of reservoirs, forests, logging, as well as the regulation of the aura, the vaotuksen or the maapinnan, comparable to the marshlands of the drainage and the rest of the processing performed in the Sami homeland;
the use and management of water, 3) sports the establishment of fishing areas and fishing and hunting conditions of the organisation of the Sami homeland;
4) reindeer economy;
the ancestors of the Sami, 5) Basic, secondary-as well as the implementation of adult education.
In terms of section 3 of the members and the persons differs from the 20 members. The term of Office of four years, of the delegation.
Saamelaisvaltuuskunnassa must be at least two members of the Sámi homeland area on each of the four.
The number of members of the delegation to the Council of State of the 20 people, who have received the most votes in the elections, as reflected by the Sami people in the Middle, taking into account, however, the composition of the delegation, under 2.
section 4 of the difference in the membership of the delegation from the Council of State to grant the request of the person concerned.
If one of the members during the term of Office of a member, shall cease to be in terms of the State Council in his place for the remainder of the election of the delegation from the next most votes but without selecting the leftover candidates, taking into account article 3 of the Act provides for the composition of the delegation.
section 5 (29.12.1994/1534) Saamelaisvaltuuskunta shall elect from among its members a Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen. The election of the Chairmen shall immediately notify the Ministry of Justice.
section 6 (29.12.1994/1534) Saamelaisvaltuuskunnalla has the right to take over the Secretary General the Office of the Secretary, the Secretary of the lawyer, and with the permission of the Ministry of Justice, as well as other necessary staff.
The fees of the deliberations and section 7 of the Saamelaisvaltuuskunta meets in the Sami homeland.
Saamelaisvaltuuskunta is the President of the quorum of the or one of the Vice-Presidents and at least ten other members.
Things will be settled by a majority decision. In the event of a tie, the Chairman's vote.
section 8 of the Bureau and the Saamelaisvaltuuskunta set the number of elect from among its members, the extent to which the Bureau may use delegation of decisive influence. The decisions of the Bureau shall be notified to the delegation at its next meeting.
Delegation can also be set by the Ministry of Justice shall form chambers consisting of and authorisation also differs from the non-invite members. The members of this Chamber is the meetings of the Presidents of Chambers, the same status as members of the delegation. (29.12.1994/1534)
In terms set by the preparatory bodies can also meet outside the Sámi homeland.
section 9 (29.12.1994/1534) under a trust differs from or to the person and to the expert of the Ministry of Justice adopted by the replacement is carried out for the month, the date on which he has taken part in the meeting.
The provisions of section 10 of the election of The delegation from the referred to in paragraph 3 of the elections by the Electoral Commission is carrying out in terms of this regulation and of article 17 of the statute referred to in accordance with the election.
The election of the President and four members of the Board include, each of which is a personal Deputy member. The Board must be a member of and, respectively, making the Sami a member from each of the home region of the four. The Board shall elect from among its members a Vice-Chairman.
The election Board has the right to take over the Secretary of State and the Ministry of Justice, with the permission of the appropriate staff. Article 11 (29.12.1994/1534) to vote on each article as referred to in sub-section 1, the person, who is a Finnish citizen and who before the election year is over 18 years.
The Election Commission shall draw up a list of e-mail addresses of registered voters in an election year and for each of the persons on the electoral list, a notice on the person the card address.
The Electoral Commission shall send a notice of a card for each äänioikeutetulle in good time before the establishment of the electoral list. The Election Commission set the electoral list posted at the aforementioned locations of the electoral Regulation (in Finnish) for a period of 14 days from the end of time, so that the delivery of elections nähtävilläoloajan for at least four months.
Article 12 of the aged to vote, which is given his or her consent, as a candidate and who is not under supervision.
A candidate may set a minimum of three eligible voters by filing a duly completed and signed form to the Electoral Board for at least three months before the start of the elections. Each voter shall be permitted to participate in only one of the candidates.
The Election Commission shall draw up a list of candidates proposed by the vaalikelpoisista of the candidates, which must be kept for inspection by the public under the election statute places a 14-day period in such a way that the end of the nähtävilläoloajan is the time to deliver the election for at least two months.
in terms of section 13 of the elections will take place in the period of the first full week of September, from Monday to a four-week period. Elections are publicly speak.
The final lists of candidates in the electoral lists and have to set the election for election by the Election Committee, such as the inspection regulation (in Finnish).
The elections will take place in the post. Voters within the Electoral Commission to deliver the necessary instructions for the ballot and voting by registered mail.
section 14 of the results of the elections to fix the election. The Ministry of Justice, Finland for the decision must be notified to the role for the next term of Office. (29.12.1994/1534)
The term of Office of the new delegation will begin on the first day of the year. In the previous sections, the Bureau of the delegation and the Presidency will continue, however, in their posts until a new delegation has met.
section 15, Which is of the opinion that he has been unlawfully excluded from the electoral list, as referred to in article 11, or to the electoral list, the entry is invalid, as well as the fact, which considers that the list of candidates provided for in article 12 is incorrect, it may in writing require the adjustment of the Electoral Committee within 14 days of the end of the nähtävilläoloajan. The election is a matter of urgency.
Dissatisfied with the decision of the Electoral Commission in terms of the Bureau of the complaint may be referred to arbitration.
section 16 of the Voter, who believes that the Election Commission decision fixing the election results or in connection with the operation of the law or of this regulation or of any breach of the electoral Statute, may make a complaint in writing to saamelaisvaltuuskunnalle within 14 days of the date of the election has been confirmed by the results of the elections.
The delegation is to be dealt with as a matter of urgency and at the latest before the adjustment requirement in the election by the end of the year.
If the decision referred to in paragraph 1, or of the election, the measure has been under any law or statute or contrary to this regulation, the election, and this has affected the outcome of the election, the election results should be adjusted.
section 17 (29.12.1994/1534) for more detailed provisions and guidelines for elections, the result of the calculation of the date of the elections and the way in the delivery of the detailed aspects of the elections, as well as other terms adopted by the Regulation (in Finnish), which is given to the Ministry of Justice to strengthen the election.
Miscellaneous provisions in section 18 of the Saamelaisvaltuuskunnasta is otherwise valid, what state committees.
section 19 (29.12.1994/1534), if necessary, the Ministry of Justice may lay down more detailed provisions and guidelines for saamelaisvaltuuskunnasta and how it works.
Article 20 entry into force This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 1991. This regulation repeals the Decree of 9 November 1973, saamelaisvaltuuskunnasta (879/73), as amended.
The term of Office of the present terms will continue, however, until 31 December 1991, and a new mission will be set in accordance with this regulation, the term of Office, beginning on 1 January 1992.
The change of the date of entry into force and the application of the acts: 29.12.1994/1534:
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 1995.
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