7. The chair of the Cree Nation Government and a member of the group referred to in paragraph 3 of section 6 act, in alternation, as chair and vice-chair of the council for two-year terms.
To that end, the members of the group referred to in paragraph 3 of section 6 designate the member mentioned in the first paragraph, from among their number, by secret ballot held at a meeting of the council. For the purposes of that designation, and despite section 8, each of the members has one vote.
For the purposes of any Act, the chair and vice-chair are considered to be, respectively, the mayor and acting mayor.