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Constitution and ByLaws of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians North Dakota

Section 7. Implementation and Saving Clause:

This amendment establishing an independent Judicial Branch of Government shall take effect 30 days after affirmative vote by the voters of the Turtle Mountain Tribe subject to the following limitation: Section 4 (a) Selection of Judges; The Missouri Plan of judicial appointment shall remain in effect until the next regularly scheduled general election at which time all judicial appointments made pursuant to the Missouri Plan, except for trial and/or special judges shall terminate.