Article XVI: Duties of Secretary and Treasurer

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Section 1.
The secretary and treasurer shall be appointed from within the tribal council in accordance with Article VII, Section 3 of this constitution.

Section 2.
The duties of the secretary and treasurer shall be established by ordinance of the tribal council.

Section 3.
The books and records of the treasurer shall be audited annually by a competent independent auditor and at such other times as the tribal council or the Secretary of the Interior may direct. Any person, firm, organization or subsidiary thereof having financial business dealings with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe shall not be permitted to conduct the annual audit.

Section 4.
The books and records of the secretary and treasurer shall be available to inspection by any person during normal business hours according to procedures established by the tribal council.

Section 5.
At the expiration of the terms of their appointment, all the records and papers in the possession of the secretary and treasurer shall be stored and filed in an orderly fashion in the appropriate administrative office.