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Blackfeet Tribal Law and Order Code

BLACKFEET NATION


P.O. Box 850 • BROWNING, MONTANA 59417
(406)338-7521 • FAX 338-7530

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
BLACKFEET TRIBAL BUSINESS COUNCIL
   
WILLIAM "BILL" OLD CHIEF - CHAIRMAN
WILLIAM "BILL" OLD CHIEF
ROGER RUNNING CRANE - VICE-CHAIRMAN
ROGER RUNNING CRANE
GEORGE HEAVY RUNNER - SECRETARY
GEORGE HEAVY RUNNER
HOWARD DOORE - ACTING SECRETARY
HOWARD DOORE
CHERYLE REEVIS - TREASURER
KEN TALKS ABOUT
 
BERNARD ST. GODDARD
 
CARL KIPP
 
HUGH MONROE
 
ROCK B. GOBERT JR.


RESOLUTION

 
NO. 110-99
   

WHEREAS,

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council is the duly constituted governing body within the exterior boundaries of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and

   

WHEREAS,

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has been organized to represent, develop, protect and advance the views, interests, education and resources of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and
   

WHEREAS,



Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Blackfeet Tribe, Article VI, Section 1 (k), the Blackfeet Tribal Business has the power and authority to promulgate ordinances for the purpose of safeguarding the peace and safety of residents of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, and to establish minor courts for the adjudication of claims and dispute arising amongst the members of the tribe, and

   

WHEREAS,

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has the duty to provide quality and equitable law enforcement services to the people of the Blackfeet Nation, and to find ways to improve the overall administration of the Law enforcement services, and

   

WHEREAS,

The Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has been advised and informed that in order to ensure that the Blackfeet Tribal Court operates in an effective and efficient manner, it is necessary to amend the Blackfeet Tribal Law and Order Code regarding service if process on parties appearing before the Blackfeet Tribal Court; now

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:

  1. That Chapter 9, Rule 12 (c) of the Blackfeet Law and Order Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

    Service of a summons and complaint shall be made by a member of the Blackfeet Tribal Court or by anyone appointed by the Court for that purpose.

  2. That Chapter 9, Rule 18 of the Blackfeet Tribal Law and Order Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

    Except as otherwise provided in Rule 12 (c) all orders, pleadings, written motions, notices and similar papers shall be served upon each of the parties by mail. Service by mail is complete upon mailing.

  3. That these amendments shall become effective immediately and shall be published in the local paper as soon as possible.

  4. That the Chairman and Secretary are hereby authorized to sign this Resolution.


ATTEST:
THE BLACKFEET TRIBE OF THE
 
BLACKFEET INDIAN RESERVATION
   
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GEORGE HEAVY RUNNER
WILLIAM "BILL" OLD CHIEF
Secretary
Chairman

CERTIFICATION

I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was adopted by the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council in a duly called, noticed and convened Special Session held the 25th day of March, 1999 with Six (6) members present to constitute a quorum and with a vote of -6- FOR and -0- OPPOSED and -0- ABSTAINING.


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  GEORGE HEAVY RUNNER
  Secretary
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