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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code


Title 3. Child and Family Protection
3-10. Restrictions on Placement of Children

LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-10
3-10. Restrictions on Placement of Children

A child alleged to be neglected or abused shall not be detained in a jail or other facility intended or used for the incarceration of adults charged with criminal offenses or for the detention of children alleged to be juvenile offenders, but may be detained in the following:

A. Extended Family Members Home

A relative of the child who is willing to guarantee that the child will not be returned to the alleged abusive or neglectful parent, guardian or custodian without the prior approval of the Court, or;

B. Licensed Foster Home

A licensed foster home or a home otherwise authorized under the law of the Band to provide foster care, group care, protective residence, or;

C. Other Licensed Facility

A facility operated by a licensed child welfare services agency, or;

D. Other Suitable Place

Any other suitable place, other than a facility for the care and rehabilitation of juvenile offenders to which children adjudicated as juvenile offenders may be confined and which meets the standards for shelter-care facilities established by the Band's social services department.

Resolution No. 03-62, presented and acted upon on December 23, 2002.

Leech Lake Ojibwe Jud. Code, T. 3, Child & Fam. Protect. Code § 3-10, LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-10

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