The Nunatsiavut Government has issued a press release addressing the recent allegations made against Upper Lake Melville Ordinary Member Max Blake.
In the release Nunatsiavut President Jim Lyall expresses his regret for the situation.
He says all elected officials are expected to act within accordance of the Labrador Inuit Constitution as well as the Code of Conduct.
The release states that a formal complaint has been received by the Nunatsiavut Government.
That complaint will be dealt with through procedures that are set out to deal with allegations of misconduct.
The allegations have been referred to the Clerk and Speaker of the Nunatsiavut Assembly for investigation.
Blake will be given the chance to respond to those allegations.
The Nunatsiavut Assembly will not address the matter unless it is brought forth by the Speaker of the House for action.