If the Tribal Court shall adjudge to be invalid or unconstitutional any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, article or part of this chapter, such judgment or decree shall not affect, impair, invalidate or nullify the remainder of this chapter, but the effect thereof shall be confined to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section or article of this chapter as adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional.
This chapter shall be in full force and effect according to its terms upon adoption by the Tribal Council.
[Amended 7-20-2017 by Res. No. 07-20-17-08]
This chapter is enacted by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Council under the authority vested in the Tribal Council by the Band pursuant to its inherent governmental power, fiscal authority and tribal sovereignty as recognized in the Band's Constitution. The Tribal Council reserves the right to repeal or amend the provisions of this chapter, subject to the limitation of § 4.2-74.
Otherwise lawful contracts and other obligations of any LLC shall not be impaired by any subsequent action of the Band or the Tribal Council. Actions to restrain any attempts to impair contracts of Tribal LLC's, or to declare such actions null and void, shall be available to any interested party before the Tribal Court. Nothing in this section shall be construed to restrict the general application of law or of this chapter to the acts and contracts of tribal LLC's.
The Tribal Council is authorized to make regulations providing for reasonable fees for other services not specifically stated in the title of this chapter or to make changes in any and all fees for services set out in this chapter. These changes shall be available through the Office of the Tribal Council Secretary.
All certificates or documents issued by the Tribal Council Secretary in accordance with the provisions of this chapter and all copies of documents filed in his or her office in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, when certified by him or her, shall be taken and received in all courts, public offices, and official bodies as prima facie evidence of the facts therein stated. A certificate by the Tribal Council Secretary under the seal of his or her office, as to the existence or nonexistence of the facts relating to corporations which would not appear from a certified copy of any of the foregoing documents or certificates shall be taken and received in all courts, public offices and official bodies as prima facie evidence of the existence or nonexistence of the facts therein stated.
The Tribal Council Secretary shall have the authority to prescribe certain forms for documents required by this chapter to be filed in the office of the Tribal Council Secretary, such forms shall be furnished by the Tribal Council Secretary and used by the public for such filing.