Subject Description

Subject

Community councils

OCM Identifier

623

Subject Description

Existence of advisory or deliberative bodies within the community (e.g., council of elders, assembly of adult males); membership; mode of selection; organization; functions (e.g., advisory, judicial, legislative); conduct of sessions; power and prerogatives; etc.

The term was changed from "Councils" to "Community Councils" in 2005.

Community

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