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Section 5 – Removal – avi

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Section 5 – Removal – avi

Section 5. Removal. No judge shall be removed except for good cause as defined by tribal ordinance. Prior to removal, the judge who is the subject of a removal action shall receive written notice of the charges against him or her five (5) business days prior to a hearing before the tribal council called to consider his or her removal. At the removal hearing, said judge shall have the right to examine witnesses against him or her, shall have the right to call witnesses in his or her own behalf and shall have the right to be represented at his or her own expense, by an individual of his or her choice. An affirmative vote of three (3) members of the council shall be required to remove any judge.