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Chickasaw Nation - Tribal Constitution

Amended: June 21, 2002

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Constitution of the Chickasaw Nation

Table of Contents

PREAMBLE
I. NAME.
II. CITIZENSHIP.
III. RIGHTS OF SUFFRAGE.
IV. BILL OF RIGHTS.
V. DIVISION OF THE POWERS OF GOVERNMENT.
VI. LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT.
VII. PRIVILEGES, DUTIES & POWERS OF LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT.
VIII. SESSIONS OF THE TRIBAL LEGISLATURE.
IX. ORDER OF BUSINESS.
X. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
XI. PRIVILEGES, DUTIES & POWERS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT.
XII. JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
XIII. PRIVILEGES, DUTIES & POWERS OF THE JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
XIV. INITIATIVE PETITION.
XV. FILLING VACANCIES.
XVI. IMPEACHMENT AND RECALL OF OFFICIALS.
XVII. OATH OF OFFICE.
XVIII. AMENDMENT.
XIX. EFFECTIVE DATE OF CONSTITUTION.
XX. APPROVAL.
XXI. CERTIFICATE OF RATIFICATION.
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
AMENDMENT NO. I -- Judicial Department
AMENDMENT NO. II - Filling Vacancies
AMENDMENT NO. III - Terms of Office
AMENDMENT NO. IV - Salaries
AMENDMENT NO. V - Supreme Court
AMENDMENT NO VI - Salaries

[Table of Contents created by NILL in October 2013, based on materials available on tribe's website.]

 

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