First Nations Land Management Act

Version of section 22 from 2002-12-31 to 2012-06-28:

Marginal note:Offences and punishment
  •  (1) A first nation law may create offences punishable on summary conviction and provide for the imposition of fines, imprisonment, restitution, community service and any other means for achieving compliance.

  • Marginal note:Incorporation by reference

    (2) A first nation law may adopt or incorporate by reference the summary conviction procedures of Part XXVII of the Criminal Code, as amended from time to time.

  • Marginal note:Prosecution

    (3) A first nation may, in relation to prosecutions of contraventions of first nation laws,

    • (a) retain its own prosecutors;

    • (b) enter into an agreement with Her Majesty and a provincial government for the use of provincial prosecutors; or

    • (c) enter into an agreement with Her Majesty for the use of agents engaged by Her Majesty.

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