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Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - Leech Lake Band - Tribal Code

 

Title 3. Child and Family Protection
3-27. Child/Family Protection Records

LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-27
3-27. Child/Family Protection Records

A. Tribal Court Records

A record of all hearings under this Code shall be made and preserved. All children's court records shall be confidential and shall not be open to inspection to any but the following:

1. the child;

2. the child's parent, guardian or custodian;

3. the prospective adoptive parent(s);

4. the child's counsel or guardian ad litem;

5. personnel directly involved in the handling of the case;

6. any other person by order of the Court, having legitimate interest in the particular case or the work of the Court.

B. Law Enforcement and Social Services Records

Law enforcement records and files concerning a child shall be kept separate from the records and files of adults. All law enforcement and social services records shall be confidential and shall not be open to inspection to any but the following:

1. the child;

2. the child's parent, guardian or custodian;

3. the child's counsel or guardian ad litem;

4. law enforcement and social services personnel directly involved in the handling of the case;

5. court personnel directly involved in the handling of the case;

6. any person by order of the Court, having legitimate interest in the particular case or the work of the Court.

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

Leech Lake Ojibwe Jud. Code, T. 3, Child & Fam. Protect. Code § 3-27, LLOjibwe JCT3 CFC § 3-27

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