Sq'ewa:lxw First Nation Outdoor Fires Law 2018

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Sq'ewa:lxw has an inherent right to self-government and stewardship of our lands which is enabled by the Sq'ewa:lxw Land Code. Upon the advice of the Land Advisory Committee, Sq'ewa:lxw Chief and Council, has enacted the Sq'ewa:lxw Outdoor Fires Law 2018. The law was put forward forward for consideration at a duly convened meeting of Chief and Council on February 28th, 2018 and passed by Council on April 25th, 2018. 

The purpose of the law is to promote safety and to protect Sq'ewa:lxw lands, members, occupants, buildings, and resources from potentially hazardous results of improper outdoor fire and burning practices. 

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