|576||Title:||VILLAGE REPRESENTATIVE ELECTION ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||2 of 2003|
|Section:||5||Heading:||Office of resident representative for Existing Village||Version Date:||14/02/2003|
(1) There is established for an Existing Village the office of resident representative with effect from the date specified in column 3 of Schedule 1 opposite the name of the Village specified in column 1 of that Schedule. The number of persons to hold the office of resident representative established for an Existing Village is specified in column 4 of that Schedule opposite the name of the Village specified in column 1 of that Schedule.
(2) A Resident Representative shall be elected under this Ordinance.
(3) The function of a Resident Representative for an Existing Village is to reflect views on the affairs of the Village on behalf of the residents of the Village. A Resident Representative shall not deal with any affair relating to the lawful traditional rights and interests of indigenous inhabitants.