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Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Judicial Codes

Approved: 1998; Last amended: 2004

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Table of Contents

Title I - Judicial Administration

See also: Resolution 99-19 - 5/12/99 - Appointment of Ad-hoc Judges to Coushatta Tribal Court

See also: Resolution 2001-45 - 10/30/01 - Appointment of Judges to the Coushatta Court of Appeals

See also: Resolution 2002-05 - 1/23/02 - Abolishing Resolution 89-11 Enacting the Coushatta Judicial System and Confirming the Enactment of Resolution 98-41 "Enacting the Judicial Codes of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana"

See also: Resolution 2002-47 - 10/01/02 - Repealing Title II (1) and Title VI (1) and Amending Title I and Title III of the Judicial Codes of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana


Title II - Criminal Procedure

See also: Resolution 2002-47 - 10/01/02 - Repealing Title II (1) and Title VI (1) and Amending Title I and Title III of the Judicial Codes of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana


Title III - Criminal Offenses

See also: Resolution 2002-47 - 10/01/02 - Repealing Title II (1) and Title VI (1) and Amending Title I and Title III of the Judicial Codes of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana


Title 3A - Protection From Violence and Domestic Violence Code


Title IV - Extradition


Title V - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Treatment


Title VI - Juveniles

See also: Resolution 2002-47 - 10/01/02 - Repealing Title II (1) and Title VI (1) and Amending Title I and Title III of the Judicial Codes of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana


Title VII - Traffic Safety


Title VIII - Domestic Relations


Title IX - Civil Procedure

Included in this Title: Resolution 2000-37 - 9/26/00 - Amending Title IX, Section 12 - Limitation of Action be Filed Within 1 year After Claim Arose - "The Court shall have no jurisdiction over a claim when a statement of claim is filed more than one year after the claim arose."

Included in this Title: Resolution 2001-36 - 9/11/01 - Amendment of Title IX, Section 6.1 - Cap on Damages and Type of Judgments, Which May be Awarded

Title IXA - Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Orders and Judgments

See: Resolution 2000-04 - 2/29/00 - Title 9, Section 10 - Full, Faith and Credit - Title 9A - Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Orders and Judgments


Title X - Tax Code (To be Enacted)

AMENDMENTS TO CODE (NOT INCLUDED IN THE PREVIOUS SECTION UNDER SPECIFIC TITLES)

Resolution 98-41 - 7/16/98 - Enact Judicial Codes and Jurisdiction to Adjudicate Tort Claims of the Tribal Gaming Facilities

Additional gaming resolution: Resolution 2000-09 - 4/2/00 - Amendment of Gaming Revenue Allocation Ordinance Section 5 (f)(6)

Additional gaming resolution: Resolution 2003-54 - 12/04/03 - Resolution Adopting the Revised and Restated Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Gaming Ordinance No. 92-01 (Copy of Ordinance Attached)


Resolution 99-01 - 1/5/99 - Initiation of Procedure for Future Withdrawals From Minor's Trust Fund

Additional Minor's Trust Funds resolution: Resolution 2000-15 - 4/25/00 - Future Withdrawals From Minor's Trust Funds Repealing Resolution 99-01


Resolution 99-51 - 10/15/99 - Amendment to Article II, Section 2, Paragraphs c, d & e of Ordinance No. 1 - Election Ordinance


Resolution 2000-10 - 4/11/00 - Enactment of Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Membership and Enrollment Ordinance

Additional membership and enrollment resolution: Resolution 2004-03 - 1/03/04 - Resolution Amending Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Membership and Enrollment Ordinance

Resolution 2000-46 - 11/7/00 - Resolution Establishing an Arbitration Code


Note:
On the cover of the document "Tribal Council Approved: July 16, 1998."

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