Captains of the Hunt Regulations

From the Metis Nation of Ontario 2006 Harvesting Policy:

Chief Captain of the Hunt

6.1 The President of MNO shall be the Chief Captain of the Hunt, and shall have the overall management of the Métis harvest within the Province of Ontario and the coordination of the regional Captains of the Hunt. The President may at his discretion delegate the office of Chief Captain of the Hunt to another MNO citizen.

Deputy Chief Captain of the Hunt

6.2 The President of MN0 may appoint a Deputy Chief Captain of the Hunt who shall be responsible to implement this policy throughout the province. The President may, at his discretion delegate some or all of the management of the Métis harvest to the Deputy Chief Captain of the Hunt.

Captains of the Hunt

6.3 The President of MNO shall appoint a Captain of the Hunt in each MNO region who shall be responsible to implement this policy.

Responsibilities of Captains

6.4 Captains of the Hunt shall determine the appropriate management of the Metis harvest and shall evaluate its progress on an ongoing basis and no less than twice a year shall report to the Chief Captain of the Hunt.

6.5 Captains of the Hunt shall make best efforts to collect and disseminate harvest information obtained from MNO citizens who are participating in the Métis harvest.

Other

6.7 Despite the seasonal limitations Captains of the Hunt may designate a person or persons to harvest for the benefit of the MNO citizens in a particular Métis community. The proceeds of such harvest may be used for, among other things, sharing, social or ceremonial purposes.

6.8 A Captain of the Hunt may appoint a liaison to assist them in managing the Métis harvest. Such liaison shall hold that office at the discretion of the Captain of the Hunt and shall report to the Captain of the Hunt.

6.9 Captains of the Hunt who receive a summons and/or information from Harvesters Certificate holders who have been charged have an obligation to relay that information as soon as possible to the Chief Operating Officer at MNO's head office, with a copy to the Deputy Captain of Hunt and the Chief Captain of the Hunt.