Naskapi and the Cree-Naskapi Commission Act
Marginal note:Jurisdiction of justices of the peace
200 (1) In addition to the courts and persons having jurisdiction in respect of the offences listed in paragraphs (a) and (b), justices of the peace appointed pursuant to section 18.0.9 of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement or section 12.4.1 of the Northeastern Quebec Agreement have jurisdiction in respect of
(a) offences under subsection 199(1); and
(b) offences under the following provisions of the Criminal Code: subsection 245(1) (common assault), section 401 (injuring or endangering animals) and subsection 402(1) (cruelty to animals).
Marginal note:Summary conviction court
(2) For the purpose of exercising their jurisdiction in respect of offences listed in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b), the justices of the peace referred to in subsection (1) are a summary conviction court within the meaning of Part XXIV of the Criminal Code.
Marginal note:References to Criminal Code
(3) The words in parenthesis in paragraph (1)(b) form no part of that paragraph but shall be deemed to have been inserted for convenience of reference only.
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