5. A municipality having the status of Cree village is hereby constituted under the name of “Village cri de Wemindji” . The municipality may also be designated under the Cree name of “Wemindji Eeyoo Atawin” and under the English name of “Cree Village of Wemindji” .
The municipality is a legal person established in the public interest formed by the members of the community of Paint Hills.
The Category IB lands intended for that community form the territory of the municipality.
1978, c. 88, s. 5; 1996, c. 2, s. 993.