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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code

 

Title 2. Rules of Procedure
Part I. Introduction to the Rules

Rule 1. Scope of Rules

Rule 2. Liberal Construction

LLOjibwe JCT2 ROP Rule 1
Rule 1. Scope of Rules

These rules shall govern the procedure of the Tribal Court in all actions and proceedings except as otherwise provided in Band statutes, codes, or ordinances dealing with a particular subject matter, or as provided for Peacemaker Tribunals and small claims wherein the amount in controversy does not exceed the sum of five thousand dollars ($5,000). The Chief Judge may prescribe supplemental or additional rules which are not in conflict with these rules or other applicable Band law and all judges and justices may look to Band customs and traditions for guidance in applying justice and promoting fairness to parties and witnesses.

Adopted November 21, 2000.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Jud. Code, T. 2, R. of Proc. Rule 1, LLOjibwe JCT2 ROP Rule 1



LLOjibwe JCT2 ROP Rule 2
Rule 2. Liberal Construction

These rules shall be liberally construed to secure a just and speedy determination of every action.

Adopted November 21, 2000.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Jud. Code, T. 2, R. of Proc. Rule 2, LLOjibwe JCT2 ROP Rule 2

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