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Address: Secretariat - Box 31789, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 2C5
Email: email@example.com | Phone: 867-668-4231 | Fax: 867-667-7556
The Board maintains and manages funds received from interest on lawyers’ trust accounts and Yukon Law Foundation investments. The Board is not a Yukon government agency but the government does appoint one or more members.
The object of the foundation are to receive money and property and to maintain and manage a fund the interest and capital of which is to be used from time to time as the Board sees fit for:
Authority: Legal Profession Act, section 80
Period: 1985 to present
There are 6 members—3 are appointed by the Minister of Justice and 3 are appointed by the executive from among the members. The Board designates 1 member as Chair and may change the designation from time to time.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: No legislated criteria required to join. Understanding of and/or interest in the legal landscape and issues around access to justice in the Yukon would be beneficial.
Term: 2 year term.
Meetings: 4 times a year.
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