18. (1) Every Cree beneficiary is also enrolled on one of the lists established for each community.
(2) No Cree beneficiary may be enrolled in more than one Cree community at a time.
(3) Every Cree beneficiary who is a member of an Indian Cree band contemplated in paragraph d of section 1, is enrolled in the Cree community of which that band forms part.
(4) Every Cree beneficiary not contemplated in subsection 3 is enrolled in the Cree community of which he is recognized to form part, or failing this, in the Cree community in which one of his parents is enrolled. In the latter case, the choice of the Cree community is at the option of the person having the legal or defacto custody of that beneficiary, if a minor, or at his option if he has reached the age of eighteen.
(5) Every Cree beneficiary born of parents who are members of different Cree communities is enrolled in his father’s Cree community. Upon his majority, that beneficiary has the right to be enrolled in either Cree community and notifies the Secretary General as to the Cree community in which he wishes to be enrolled, failing which, he remains a member of his father’s Cree community.
(6) Every Cree beneficiary marrying a member of another Cree community may retain membership in his community of origin.
(7) Every Cree beneficiary enrolled in a Cree community may be admitted as a member of another Cree community with the consent of the latter. The decision to that effect is made by a majority of the members of the community present at a meeting of the community called for that purpose; the decision is recorded in a council resolution and forwarded to the local registry officer contemplated in subsection 8.
(8) The Government shall appoint, for each Cree community, as local registry officer, a qualified Cree beneficiary or the band council of the community.
That local registry officer keeps and maintains the Cree community list and immediately notifies the Secretary General of all changes in the list necessitating changes in the Cree register.